Restoration and Cleanup
The contractor should be responsible for site restoration and keeping the construction site clean, neat, and orderly at all times....

The Joint Industry Development of a Recommended Practice for the Site Specific Assessment of Mobile Jackup Units
The mobile self-elevating (drilling) unit, or jack-up, has been central to the exploration and development of offshore oil and gas reserves. In recent years there has been an increased...

Geotechnical Risk Management: The Five Non-Technical Topics that are Crucial for the Successful Practice of Geotechnical Engineering
It is fair to state that the aspects of civil design and construction referred to as geotechnical engineering can be characterized as inherently risky. Geologic processes are complex,...

Detailed Site Investigations
This section addresses site investigation issues that are important for detailed design and construction of microtunneling projects. These site investigations include the following: Geotechnical...

A Light in the Deep: The Future of Offshore Site Investigations
For deep-water energy developments, hazard identification and risk assessments (that is, assessing the probability of occurrence along with the consequences of failure) are more important...

Measurement of Hydraulic Conductivity of Partially Saturated Soils
Increased interest in protection of the environment has led to a need to be able to predict long-term movement of moisture, and contaminants, in the vicinity of shallow land disposal sites...

Arles, France, which is included on the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization's World Heritage List, is the site of a center for experimentation in the arts that is being constructed to anchor a revitalized 20-acre artists' campus known as LUMA Arles...

Is There a Movement Toward Three-dimensional Slope Stability Analyses?
Over the past few years, interest in performing three-dimensional (3-D) slope stability analyses has surged. An increasing number of research papers on this topic are being published at...

Karst-Related Sinkholes: Dynamic Compaction as an Effective Remediation Option
The paramount issue to address before constructing at sites underlain by karst topography is identification and remediation of sinkholes which exist close to the surface, and specifically...

Design and Construction Of Alaskan Recreation Area Overcome Difficult Site

A Historical Review of the Geotechnical Offshore Site Investigation Practice

The Geotechnics of Converting Waste Sites to Renewable Energy Sites

applying Geology to Geotechnical Investigations

Sonic Drilling in Support of Geotechnical Investigation and Geo-Construction

NewsBriefs: EPA Adds a Dozen Superfund Sites (MSNBC.com)

Settlement Will Aid Work at Superfund Site in Idaho, Washington

NewsBriefs: Pacific Ocean Site Selected for Wave Energy Testing Facility (Oregon State University)

EPA Construction Effluent Guidelines Include Turbidity Limits For Certain Sites

NewsBriefs: Firm Suggests Putting NYC's Stalled Construction Sites on 'Ice' (NBC New York & Woods Bagot)

The Role of Analysis and Modeling in Geotechnical Design in the 21st Century

 

 

 

 

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