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GNS Science – Geological Data for Google Earth
11 May 2015
GNS Science are continually updating and upgrading the products they make available to both professional groups and the wider public. The link provided below links to a zip folder containing a number of KML files which can be opened in Google Earth. There is a KML file which presents all the QMap data for NZ; as well as a number of individual KML files presenting fault data in a geospatial format, differentiating between general and active faults. You can click on a geological unit for in...
Geotechnical Business Directory- ISSMGE & Geoengineer.org
7 May 2015
Please find attached a letter from Roger Frank, President of the ISSMGE, and Dimitrios Zekkos, Chair of the Innovation and Development Committee, addressed to both ISSMGE Member Societies and our Corporate Associates, concerning the launch of the Geotechnical Business Directory.
Release of MBIE Ground Improvement Guidance
6 May 2015
On 29 April 2015 MBIE released updated ground improvement guidance (section 15.3 and Appendix C4 of the MBIE residential guidance for Christchurch).
There are now more options for repairing and rebuilding structures on some TC3 land. The update is based on research data collected from recent extensive ground improvement trials and thorough peer review by international experts.
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