Reinforced embankments for the causeway for a North Wales bridge project

October 1st, 2020

By Patricia Guerra-Escobar  FIGURE 1 Final bridge with permanent causeway The Pont Briwet Project in Penrhyndeudraeth, North Wales, U.K., consisted of the replacement of a historic timber trestle bridge with a new 446-foot (136-m) long concrete viaduct and the upgrade of the approach road to the north and south of the crossing (Figure 1). 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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DFI and EFFC announce keynote lecturers and invited speakers for the International Conference on Deep Foundations and Ground Improvement in Rome

March 14th, 2018

On March 14, 2018, the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) and the European Federation of Foundation Contractors (EFFC) announced the keynote lecturers and the invited speakers for the 2018 DFI-EFFC International Conference on Deep Foundations and Ground Improvement at Sapienza University in Rome, Italy, June 5–8, 2018.                 Eight […]

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