Geotechnical Monitoring News

  • National Geotechnical Engineering Testing Forum, China

    Geomil has been active supporting the ‘National Geotechnical Engineering Testing Forum’ in China. We have assisted to develop the general understandings of CPT technology and its capabilities to support new initiatives. CPT technology providing fast, efficient en reliable data collection method that will get more and more utilized in the fast developing Chinese Geotechnical world. We ...


    By Geomil Equipment B.V.

  • Soil nailing is ideal for tight spaces or areas

    According to OSHA, excavation is one of the most hazardous construction operations. The greatest risk for worker fatalities is from cave-ins. But excavation is a necessary part of many construction projects. There are several different options for earth retention during excavation. The decision is typically made by the Project Team based on project logistics – how deep ...


    By sinorock

  • GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. conducts geotechnical offshore investigation for Block Island Wind Farm; Five Wind Turbine Farm - First of its Kind in the Nation

    Proud to announce its participation in the Block Island Wind Farm project. GZA would like to congratulate its client, Deepwater Wind, for achieving the milestone “steel in the water” on Monday, July 27, 2015, and for becoming the first US offshore wind farm to start offshore construction.  When completed, the Block Island Wind Farm will consist of five wind turbines within Rhode ...


    By GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

  • New Output Option For Analog MEMS Inclinometers

    A new output option is now available within Jewell Instruments’ MEMS inclinometer line with the addition of the AMV series. The AMV presents the advantage of ±5V and ±10V output options within ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Introduction to EQuIS for LogPlot Interface – Query and Export Data from EQuIS Professional into LogPlot – Nov2014

    The EQuIS for LogPlot interface quickly exports EQuIS data to LogPlot, displaying geotechnical, environmental, geophysical, mud and gas, and mining data as graphic boring logs. In this Office Hour, Learn to query and export data from EQuIS™ Professional into LogPlot. Download EarthSoft Office Hours: Intro to EQuIS™ ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Campbell Scientific Canada selects KISTERS WISKI to support Field and Data Services Department

    After a detailed evaluation process of several meteorological data management solutions, both in-house and those from third party suppliers, Campbell Scientific Canada's (CSC) Field and Data Services Department decided to select the WISKI software from KISTERS as their preferred solution for managing client monitoring networks. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Campbell Scientific Canada is an ISO ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • AMS, Inc. – More than 70 Years of Success

    AMS, Inc., (AMS), previously known as Art’s Manufacturing and Supply, has been in business for over 70 years (founded in 1942) and is a leading manufacturer and provider of high quality sampling equipment.  AMS sampling equipment is primarily used for environmental and geotechnical applications.  The main sampling activities are for collecting soil, soil gas, and ...

  • 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.

  • EOS Remediation Strategic Alliance with Chemical Grouting Company and Hayward Baker

    EOS Remediation (EOS), Raleigh, NC announces the formation of a Strategic Alliance with Chemical Grouting Co., Ltd. (CG Co.), Tokyo, Japan, and Hayward Baker (HB), Hanover, MD: for the commercialization of the BioJet™ Technology.  This co-patent-pending (US and Japan) technology developed jointly by EOS and CG Co. is the product of 8 years of extensive research and development.  ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Trimbath Joins CEC as New Vice President

    Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) welcomes William D. Trimbath, P.E., as a new vice president in the Civil Engineering practice of the firm's Pittsburgh headquarters office. Trimbath is a civil engineer with 39 years of experience in environmental investigations, site remediation, geotechnical engineering, mining, and water resource engineering for private and public sector ...

  • WRScompass Wins Six Geotechnical Remediation Projects

    Treating various media and utilizing site specific treatment chemistry and mixing methodologies Tampa, Florida. WRScompass announced today that it has been awarded multiple Geotechnical Remediation projects at six project sites in Connecticut, New Jersey, Georgia, and Maryland. They include In-situ Stabilization (ISS) and Hydraulic Barrier Wall (HBW) Construction at environmentally impacted ...


    By WRScompass

  • KeyLogBook Wins "Product & Equipment Innovation" Award at GE Awards 2013

    This year’s GE Awards were especially exciting for us here at Keynetix as both KeyLAB and KeyLogBook were finalists in the Product & Equipment Innovation Category, with KeyLogBook winning first prize! It was a year when geotechnical ground modelling and BIM were also strongly represented with the editor’s choice award going to a BIM implementation project and the young engineer ...


    By Keynetix Ltd

  • KeyLAB – Finalist at Ground Engineering Awards 2013

    The Ground Engineering Awards attracts some of the biggest names in the Industry, as it provides an unequalled celebration of geotechnical and geoenvironmental achievements. Why are so many laboratories now using KeyLAB? A geotechnical laboratory generates large amounts of data for each test which is then used to only produce one or two reported results for the client. As a result the majority of ...


    By Keynetix Ltd

  • EarthSoft Announces Commercial Release of the New EQuIS for AutoCAD

    EarthSoft announced today the commercial release of the new EQuIS for AutoCAD module. EQuIS for AutoCAD will generate advanced environmental and geotechnical graphics within AutoCAD, AutoCAD Map or AutoCAD Civil, from EQuIS Schema databases and EQuIS Professional. Many EarthSoft clients have requested AutoCAD integration to streamline their graphics production and workflows. EQuIS for AutoCAD ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • 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.

  • GEI`s Washington, D.C. Office Announces Work on Three Major Projects

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today work on three new projects under the leadership of its Washington, D.C. office. The Marriott Marquis Hotel and Blue Plains Tunnel are situated within the nation's capital. Wolf Creek Dam, the highest hazard dam within the purview of ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • Geoquip Water Solutions to attend Geofluid, 3-6 October

    With over 12,000 visitors from 87 countries, Geofluid is the most prestigious geotechnical exhibition in Europe. Held in Piacenza, Italy, it is a specialist exhibition focusing on underground systems, drilling and prospecting, soil investigation and water extraction. Geoquip Water Solutions will be exhibiting alongside their Italian partners, Millars Products. They will be showcasing their ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Following Earthquakes

    Brady Cox, Ph.D., P.E., a member of ASTM International Committee D18 on Soil and Rock, is just 35 years old, but his career path has already taken him to some fascinating places: Turkey. New Zealand. Peru. And, most recently, to the White House. Cox, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM E8 / E8M - 11 Standard Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    Tension tests provide information on the strength and ductility of materials under uniaxial tensile stresses. This information may be useful in comparisons of materials, alloy development, quality control, and design under certain circumstances. The results of tension tests of specimens machined to standardized dimensions from selected portions ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D1196 / D1196M - 12 Standard Test Method for Nonrepetitive Static Plate Load Tests of Soils and Flexible Pavement Components, for Use in Evaluation and Design of Airport and Highway Pavements

    Field, in-place nonrepetitive static load tests are used for the evaluation and design of pavement structures. Nonrepetitive static plate load tests are performed on soils and unbound base and subbase materials to determine the modulus of subgrade reaction or a measure of the shear strength of pavement components. 1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the making of ...


    By ASTM International

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