geotechnical survey News

  • New Black Diamond tiltmeter series for rugged geotechnical monitoring

    Jewell Instruments is proud to introduce the 750 Black Diamond series of tiltmeters. This series offers ruggedized, high precision tilt sensing solutions for the geotechnical market. The 750 Black Diamond series consists of five families with a resolution up to 1 µradian (0.000057°), up to a +/-90º measuring range and smaller footprints to accommodate space constraints. They ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Panama Canal Marine Resistivity Survey with SuperStingR8

    The AGI SuperStingR8 with marine streamer and graphite electrodes(US Patent 6,674,286) were deployed along the entire 77-km long Panama Canal at 25m transect spacing to total 773 line-km of data.  This is the largest towed marine resistivity survey of this type to date.  AGI SuperStingR8 Marine resistivity data were successfully used to estimate geotechnical properties of the canal ...


    By Advanced Geosciences, Inc.

  • Geotechnical Services Resolve Questions for Companies & Property Owners across Chicago and Northern Illinois

    The environmental consulting experts at EC2 provide decades of geotechnical services and experience to identify and solve complex site assessments.  Geotechnical services can encompass and answer a wide range of concerns about the subsurface of a property.  These services are often called upon during the sale of land or during the development or redevelopment of real estate.   ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • GENERAL INTRODUCTION

    GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO TERRA PHYSICS CAPABILITIES THAT INCLUDE SEISMIC (REFRACTION, REFLECTION, MASW, DOWNHOLE VELOCITY, CROSS HOLE VELOCITY), ELECTRICAL (DC RESISTIVITY WITH SWIFT STING INSTRUMENT AND TEM WITH GEONICS EM57), ELECTROMAGNETIC (GEONICS EM-31, EM-34 FOR GREATER PENETRATION), GROUND PENETRATING RADAR (GSSI SIR -3000 SYSTEM WITH ANTENNA FREQUENCIES FROM 120 TO 900 MHZ), AND ...


    By TERRA PHYSICS

  • Colsen ISO certified

    Mid 2012 Colsen was able to certify her entire organization according to the NEN-EN-ISO-9001-2008 standard. This means that all of the following activities reside under this quality regime: permit application in the area of environmental & rural planning and waste water discharge; technology development in the area of water treatment, digestion, biological desulphurization, upgrading of ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • New Deltares Managing Director

    ir. Maarten Smits (51) will take up his position as the new managing director of Deltares, the research institute for water, subsurface and infrastructure, with effect from 1 December 2012. He will succeed ir. Harry Baayen, who will be retiring effective the same date. At present, Maarten Smits is the managing director of FugroGeoServices bv in the Netherlands. He joined that organisation more ...


    By Deltares

  • Using the C-ALS borehole-deployable laser scanner to scan an inaccessible cellar network

    Fondasol is a firm of consulting geotechnical engineers which advises constructors in the design of geotechnical structures and the study of soil-structure interactions. The company was contracted by the local town council to conduct a survey on a brownfield site in the 9th Century town of Schiltigheim in north eastern France. Although the original building is no longer standing, the site ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • CH2M HILL finalizes acquisition of Texas-based Goldston Engineering

    CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, construction and operations firm, has completed the acquisition of Texas-based Goldston Engineering, Inc.  Goldston, with offices in Houston and Corpus Christi, is a technology driven consulting engineering company providing marine, coastal, municipal, and transportation engineering services. 'Goldston Engineering has a long and distinguished ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Weston to provide construction management services for Port of Long Beach, CA

    Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON,,) announced today the award of a $12.4 million contract for Professional Construction Management Services for the Interim/Source Removal Action at Pier A West/Area 2, Port of Long Beach (POLB), CA. WESTON’s Construction Management Scope is just one part of an estimated $80 million remediation project at Pier A under the regulatory oversight of the Los ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • GEI Names New COO and New Central Region Manager

    GEI Consultants, Inc.,one of the nation's leading civil, geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that Ron Palmieri, P.E. has been appointed as the company's chief operating officer and that Michael Gatzow, P.E. has been promoted to senior vice president to replace Palmieri as GEI's central region manager. GEI provides its ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • Army Corps Awards Sullivan Critical Levee Repair Project

    Sullivan International Group, Inc. (Sullivan) announced the award of a $17.8 Million levee construction project by the Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The levee project, which is located on the Missouri River in Freemont County, Iowa, includes the repair and construction of 3 breaches in the levee from the flooding in 2011. The project is estimated to cover a length of 3.6 miles of the ...

  • ARM Group Inc. Wins Northeast Oil & Gas Award- Consultancy of the Year

    ARM Group Inc. (ARM) announced today that it has been named the Consultancy of the Year at the Northeast Oil and Gas Awards. The announcement came at the Gala Dinner in Pittsburgh on March 14, 2013. The Northeast Oil & Gas Awards recognize the achievements that are made on an annual basis within the Northeast oil and gas industry. ARM is proud to be named consultant of the year as a result of ...


    By ARM Group Inc.

  • Valeport Launch New SWIFT SVP Product At Ocean Business

    Valeport are using Ocean Business as the launch platform for a new sound velocity profiler, which will be on show for the first time at Ocean Business 2015 in Southampton, UK. Recognised as world leaders in sound velocity technology, Valeport’s latest addition to their porfolio of sound velocity sensors and profilers ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Oceanology International China 2015

    Valeport will be attending the Oceanology International China 2015 Exhibition, being held for the third time in China. Last years event was a great success and this years event is expected to be even better. The Exhibition is taking place between 3rd and 5th November 2015 and is being held at the CECIS complex in Shanghai. Click here to view the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Dredging short courses

    When I first started as an applications engineer for SRS Crisafulli, I searched for information on the subject of dredging. I was surprised to find there was very little non-commercial content available. I have since found a pair of short courses, offered annually by Texas A&M, which I recommend highly to any professional interested in dredging. The Center for Dredging Studies at Texas ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Langan Opens in White Plains to Support Westchester County, New York State and Western Connecticut

     Langan officially announced that it has opened a new office in White Plains, where the firm has a long history of supporting major development projects. Chuck Utschig, a site/civil engineer with 30 years of experience in Westchester County, joins Langan as an Associate, and will lead the new office, which consists of his entire team: Michael Finan, ...

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D5777 - 00(2011)e1 standard guide for using the seismic refraction method for subsurface investigation

    This guide summarizes the equipment, field procedures, and interpretation methods used for the determination of the depth, thickness and the seismic velocity of subsurface soil and rock or engineered materials, using the seismic refraction method. Measurement of subsurface conditions by the seismic refraction method requires a seismic energy source, trigger cable (or radio link), geophones, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Withdrawn Standard: ASTM D420-98(2003) Standard Guide to Site Characterization for Engineering Design and Construction Purposes (Withdrawn 2012)

    This guide refers to ASTM methods by which soil, rock, and ground water conditions may be determined. The objective of the investigation should be to identify and locate, both horizontally and vertically, significant soil and rock types and ground water ...


    By ASTM International

  • Bentley Announces Project Finalists in 2012 Be Inspired Awards Competition

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaininginfrastructure, today announced the project finalists in the 2012 Be Inspired Awards competition and the seven winners of the 2012 Be Inspired Special Recognition Awards. The awards honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users improving and sustaining the ...

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