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Towering Hills for Beauty and Strength

A dozen years ago an American port representative was asked how his port was preparing for rising sea levels. “Well…we aren’t,” he answered, somewhat sheepishly, because he knew they should be. Back then, the public was skeptical of the controversial … Continue reading

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How Many Soil Borings Do Development Sites Need?

There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to subsurface exploration. Continue reading

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Increase Your Points Toward LEED Certification

Most LEED points come from efficiency in design and construction areas such as energy, water, materials, and indoor environmental quality. That’s why it may not be obvious how geotechnical engineers and environmental scientists contribute to LEED certification. Since LEED Silver … Continue reading

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