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Permafrost

Some slopes of a quarry. Which is the fundamental difference of geotechnical and mining engineering ? @GeotechTips http://t.co/QQnrjNB71Z

Detection of anomalies in diaphragm walls with crosshole sonic logging

aDepartment of Civil Engineering, Delft University of Technology, P.O. Box 5, 2600 AA, Delft, the Netherlands.<p>bBundesanstalt für Materialforschung, …

Algorithms

Lost in a Maze of Abandoned Stations Beneath the Streets of Barcelona

The always interesting urban exploration crew at Trackrunners have assembled all of their various trips down beneath the streets of Barcelona into …

Budge Landslide

Renato on Twitter: "Ok, this is a marketing picture, but but it's useful to see the excellent method done by TBM's, @GeotechTips #tunnel http://t.co/WwXmOTKeZM"

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Muck!! I've always wanted to shout that (#TBMswearing). I mined 91 feet yesterday - 2nd best day so far. http://t.co/fjCaNKtN2d

A landslide in Jalisco Mexico is caught live by local driver

A landslide which occurred probably during the weekend in Jalisco, Mexico totally blocks the adjacent road, while drivers are watching and film the …

If our TBM Mackenzie's re-surfacing had a 1980s TV theme song...

PIC: This accidental image could not have been better.

Jerry Mach, one of our Sewer System Maintenance & Operation team members, needed to snap a photograph during a recent sewer inspection. When he did, …

Tunnelling breaks Indian records in Mumbai

The Robbins Main Beam TBM has been used to construct the 8.3km long Mumbai Water Tunnel at depths of up 10 109m below ground level and delivered …

India

Sinkhole swallows pricey Corvettes at hallowed museum

Sinkholes are swallowing Corvettes now. Last year it was houses in Florida, and on Wednesday nature gobbled up some of the coolest and fastest cars to come off the assembly line.<p>Eight valuable 'vettes at Bowling Green, Kentucky's National Corvette Museum fell victim to a 40-foot-wide, 20-foot-deep …

Retaining Wall failure at Ho Ching Yuen, Malaysia

RT @BattleObs: And another one, courtesy of @1066shrimprail and Network Rail http://t.co/9BD5VHboET

Ancient Riverbeds Reveal Clues about Disappearing Glaciers

An amazing landscape left behind by melting ice sheets offers clues to the future of Greenland's shrinking glaciers, a new study suggests.<p>The …

Do injection wells trigger earthquakes in Texas?

Credits: STAR-TELEGRAM PAUL MOSELEY<p>More than 20 earthquakes that occurred last year in the Azle area in Texas, were the reason for the Texas Railroad …

Methodist University

Crossrail hits midway mark on time and budget

Kier races to complete high-security hospital for revised April 2019 opening<p>1 hour ago<p>Bellwether Purchasing Managers Index soars in July<p>58 mins …

Vine

Double Crane Collapse in Venezuela

The video below shows two cranes collapsing while attempting to move a 60-ton truss beam during the construction of a train station in Caracas, …

Digging London's Newest Tunnel

SR 99 on Twitter: "Two exploratory shafts drilled, two more to go. http://t.co/6ZEF0iohLN http://t.co/rkWQw2unub"

8 Massive Tunnels Being Built Right Now Under A City Near You

Now that we know it was an eight-inch steel pipe that brought the world's largest-diameter tunneling machine to a halt up in Seattle, we can no …

I am not hibernating in my cave - I'm mining my tunnel again! Just got restarted yesterday w/ 23K ft to go! http://t.co/BG7nYH0pYR

Workers Still Trying to Free SR 99 TBM

Workers for the SR 99 tunnel construction project in Seattle were still trying to find out what is hindering progress of the world’s largest TBM, …

Something Called "The Object" Stops World's Largest Tunneling Machine

Bertha, the world's largest tunneling machine, churning through the rock and mud beneath Seattle, has hit a mysterious roadblock—so mysterious, it is …

The Latest Incredible Photos From NYC's New Subway Project

The MTA has posted another incredible set of photos from deep within the bowels of New York City. This latest batch shows the progress of the Second …