Who needs artificial when you can get the real deal? 

July 20th, 2023

After years of anticipation, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has arrived, and like the movie, it is Everything Everywhere All at Once - it's in the search engines and the automated customer responses. It’s underpinning high school and college essays. It’s being used (somewhat controversially) to guide physician treatments. I have even used it to create a cool […]

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GeoDallas watch: Check out the lineup from the USACE Engineer Research and Development Center

July 31st, 2018

GeoDallas is quickly approaching. On Oct. 16–17, 2018, the geotechnical community will gather to hear industry experts share case studies, technical lectures, short courses and panel discussions based on the conference’s theme “Geosynthetics in Transportation and Environmental Applications.” Join your peers as we shine a spotlight on the Engineer Research and Development Center of the […]

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DFI launches DFI Europe BIM/Digitalisation Committee

April 2nd, 2018

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announced the formation of the BIM/Digitalisation (DFI Europe) Committee. The goal of this committee, which liaises with DFI’s Project Information Management Systems Committee, is to promote digitalization and BIM (Building Information Modeling) processes within the European membership and the wider geotechnical industry worldwide. The committee will discuss and develop guidance […]

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Bell to become general manager of Strata Systems

July 26th, 2017

Strata Systems, Inc., a division of Glen Raven Technical Fabrics based in Cumming, Ga., announced that Craig Bell, the company’s northeast regional sales manager, will take over as general manager of Strata at the end of September. Cofounders Chip Fuller and Rich Enger, as well as longtime project manager, Dave Butchart, will step down from […]

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Hayward Baker acquires Ellington Cross

October 13th, 2015

Acquisition of Charleston, S.C.-based regional geotechnical contractor expands the company’s ‘EQ drain’ capabilities Hayward Baker Inc. (HBI) announced in an Oct. 13 press release that it has acquired Ellington Cross LLC (EC), a regional geotechnical contractor that provides Earthquake Drain™ design and installation. Headquartered in Charleston, S.C., EC operates primarily in North Carolina, South Carolina, […]

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