Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges shaping geotechnical engineering.
The emergence of geohazards as a profession in North America
Read Richard Guthrie's article in Geotechnical News.
Recovery at Kingston
Dr. Alan Rauch describes how he and Stantec helped TVA clean up and contain 1 billion gallons of coal ash slurry spilled at the Kingston Power plant in Tennessee.
Three reasons you should care about dam safety
Your phone rings at 2 a.m. The person on the other end is frantic. They say that your dam is failing. What do you do?
3 important keys to monitoring for stability during ash pond closures
Planning and instrument monitoring are needed to safely build embankments over or excavate slopes into coal combustion residuals
Published in Innovation: Courting Disaster: The Increasing Challenges of Risk Assessment
As human advance and interact with more geotechnical hazards, the role of the geotechnical specialist becomes increasingly complex and embodies more responsibility
[With Video] Project Impossible? Not when you have the right team!
A massive flood-fighting complex in New Orleans is featured on HISTORY’s documentary series premiering on September 1
Here are 5 common mistakes in retaining wall design and construction—and how to avoid them
Improper design can create construction headaches and insurance claims later
Tunneling Rules of Thumb: Geotechnical monitoring
In this Tunnels and Tunneling column, Keivan Rafie interviews Stantec's Shahram Siavash about geotechnical monitoring in tunneling
Digging deep into our geotechnical history across Canada
On June 6, 2017, Stantec celebrated 45 years of putting our infrastructure on solid ground
Is your levee at risk? 3 ways to keep your community safe
FEMA may come knocking under levee regulations asking for your certification. We’ve got some tips to help you prepare.
Preparing for disaster: Planning for the crossroads of hazards and humanity
The potential for disasters has never been higher. The good news? Our ability to plan and prepare for resilience has never been greater.
Top 5 tips for fast-track site development
Getting started early and working with skilled consultants helped get a new Amazon.com Fulfillment Center open in less than 14 months