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Professor Soga and the Crossrail Link

Professor Soga and the Crossrail Link What is it with this instrumentation thing?  I was in Pretoria last week listening to Professor Kenichi Soga talk about geotechnical monitoring.  Although now based at the University of California, Berkeley, he was previously based at Cambridge University for 22 years.  Californian sunshine apparently was the draw, certainly not […]

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On the Slippery Slope

I have just had the pleasure of calculating the stability of pit sidewalls for a coal mine in Mpumalanga. The excavations are in excess of 20 metres deep in a number of instances and the mine wanted to if they could reduce the number of benches cut in the sidewalls without comprising safety. As you […]

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