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Improving infrastructure

Economic development in Colombia demands geo-construction technology innovations Full story...

Pile Dynamics revamps PDA system

Pile Dynamics has released a new model of its Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA) system for dynamic load tests of deep foundations Full story...

Atlas Copco introduces new surface rig at Bauma China

Atlas Copco has released its new PowerROC T50 drill rig at the Bauma China 2014 trade show in Shanghai Full story...

Sandvik demo at Russian quarry

Sandvik Construction Russia recently demonstrated the DP1500i drill rig at the Fedorovskoye sandstone quarry Full story...

Liebherr breaks ground in Myanmar

Geo-engineering specialist Golden Tri Star is using the first Liebherr rotary drilling rig in Myanmar to bore piles for an apartment building in Yangon’s embassy district Full story...

Kick-starting BIM

In his opinion piece, Scott Bennison, BIM co-ordinator at geotechnical specialist Bachy Soletanche, writes about the chicken-and-egg conundrum surrounding BIM within ground engineering Full story...

Construction in Europe: still a way to go

Francesco Bassi, general manager of Soilmec France, answers GDI’s questions on the current state of the European construction market Full story...

Pile profiling

Dean Cotton, senior electrical engineer at Pile Dynamics, presents a technique for assessing the integrity and quality of drilled shafts and CFA piles Full story...

Changing perceptions

We need action, not talk, on construction-industry perceptions, writes Martin Blower, chairman of the Federation of Piling Specialists, the industry body for piling, foundations and geotechnical contractors in the UK Full story...

Driving the point home

Chris Primett, managing director of Per Aarsleff (UK), makes a case for the use of precast driven concrete piles Full story...

Improving infrastructure

Economic development in Colombia demands geo-construction technology innovations Full story...

Powered up

The Angostura hydroelectric power plant, which began operations earlier this year, represented a major power project for Chile and offered plenty of construction challenges Full story...
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Professional PlacementsProfessional Placements: Executive Director - PDAC

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

Russian precious metals company Polymetal International plc’s commitment to establishing an extensive pipeline of growth projects has continued with the acquisition of the Kyzyl gold project.
Russian precious-metals company Polymetal International plc has made significant progress at the Semcha platinum-group metals (PGM) property in the past year as it moves the project towards a preliminary economic assessment
The Republic of Guinea intends to launch, pursuant to the mining Code, a competitive and transparent invitation to tender for three bauxite mining blocks located in the prefectures of Boffa, Boké and Télimélé.
Indochine Mining Limited is developing a high-grade gold project at Mt Kare in PNG by rapidly developing wide, high-grade gold zones
Sarama Resources is a West Africa-focused gold explorer with substantial landholdings in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mali.

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