ICCREM 2021
Challenges of the Construction Industry under the Pandemic
Proceedings of the International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management 2021, held in Beijing, China, October 16?17, 2021. Sponsored by the Construction Industry High-Quality Development...

G-I Underground Engineering and Construction Committee Update

When AI Meets DIGGS � The Birth of a New Site Characterization Paradigm?
Drilling and sampling to obtain borehole logs, together with various in-situ testing, are usually performed to determine subsurface soil and rock profiles and their associated engineering properties. However,...

Bring Your A-GaME! and Dominate the Field [Investigation] � As Newer Technologies Mature and Are Adopted More Widely � It�s A Whole New Ball Game Out There
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in collaboration with industry partners, is helping state DOTs take their existing geotechnical site characterization programs to the next level. Technologies...

Practical Aspects Of Routine Geotechnical Site Investigations � They Should Be Anything But Boring!
It�s likely that on any given day there are hundreds of geotechnical site investigations in progress in North America alone. While many of these investigations are carried out in support of large projects,...

Pay Now, Or Pay Later � Using A Risk-Informed Mindset for Site Investigation Decisions
How much subsurface investigation is adequate to aid in the planning and design of a construction project? It�s a question every geo-professional must grapple with, particularly in an era where cost efficiency...

GeoStabilization Project Recognized

Geotechnology and Cincinnati�s Columbia River Parkway Project

Keller Announces New Manager

ASCE Salutes 9 Projects with 2021 OCEA Honor Awards

How Are Ancient Egyptian and Modern American Road Construction Linked?

Maintaining the Company Culture When Working Remotely: Now and Post-Pandemic

The Pivotal Role of Equipment Manufacturers in Specialty Geotechnical Construction

Intelligent Geo-Construction Drilling Equipment: Delivering More Than Meets the Eye
The complexity, risk, and demands of engineered geo-structural projects have increased, seemingly exponentially, through the years. Physical and capital resources to deliver such projects, however, have...

From Good to Great: The Evolution of Cutoff Wall Quality Control and Verification Techniques
The last three decades have brought tremendous improvements to quality control (QC) procedures for construction and post-construction verification of deep cutoff walls installed in active high-hazard dams....

70 Years of Soil-Bentonite Slurry Walls: So, What's New
The soil-bentonite slurry wall (SBSW) is an established ground improvement technology that continues to find applications. It�s often the best and most economical vertical barrier to essentially stop lateral...

Working Platforms for Specialty Geo-Construction
A major cause of rigs toppling over is the state of the "working platform" that they must work from. A working platform is a layer of material, often compacted sand or gravel, placed over the subgrade,...

Years of Planning for the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project: Now It�s Time to Build! Rapidly but Gently!
When a complicated project is completed, and you ask the engineers, "What was the most challenging part of this project?" a couple of difficulties usually come to mind. We�ve all heard war stories from...

Site Constraints Complicate a Bulkhead Replacement: It Takes a Team to Overcome the Challenges
North American Aggregates (NAA), a leading supplier of aggregates in the New York area, recently constructed a new processing facility in Perth Amboy, NJ. One of the final components of the new facility...

Beyond the Water�s Edge: Geotechnics in the Wet
Gaining insight into the subsurface and developing an understanding of what�s hidden below ground is a key to the design and construction process. Geotechnical engineers and geologists often develop their...

 

 

 

 

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