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Stay up to date on the most recent updates from Rocscience. See all news and events below, or filter to see upcoming courses, webinars, and conferences, plus new software product announcements, articles, and open job postings.

News & Events

Stay up to date on the most recent updates from Rocscience. See all news and events below, or filter to see upcoming courses, webinars, and conferences, plus new software product announcements, articles, and open job postings.

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The Future Modelling of Hard Rock Slopes is Near

The use of limit equilibrium and numerical methods for geotechnical problems, including slope stability, has experienced rapid growth in recent years. This is due to the availability of commercial software and inexpensive computing power. However, are we maximizing the value of such modelling in the assessment of failures and risks in hard rock slope stability? This article explores the question.

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Q&A with Dr. Evert Hoek: Developments in Rock Engineering from 1958 to 2020

At Rocscience International Conference 2021, Dr. Evert Hoek was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Medal. During this session, Dr. Hoek delivered a fantastic presentation on “Developments in rock engineering from 1958 to 2020.” Here are Dr. Hoek's answers to all the questions that were asked by conference attendees, following the presentation.

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Africa on the Rise

We have decided to create this quarterly newsletter to provide you with information on geomechanics, products, and services relevant to Africa. Rocscience officially launched operations in Africa in February 2019 at an event in Accra. The company’s involvement with Africa continues to grow in leaps and bounds. We look forward to growing the success of geomechanics and geotechnical engineering in Africa together with our users.

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30+ years of Dips – The Development Continues

Long before the powerful stereographic projection software that it is today, Dips was initially known as ‘StdPlot’. The program was renamed Dips - an acronym for Data Interpretation using Projected Stereonets, based on its core functionality.

Have a look at the evolution of the software over the years.

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