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New site is live today, August 8, 2013

Minneapolis, Minnesota (August 8, 2013) Itasca is very pleased to announce the launch of our newly designed website today. Our new website highlights Itasca’s growth in consulting and software development with extensive content and an innovative and vibrant design. The content describes not only the development of the company in terms of projects, but also the expansion of experience and expertise that Itasca has realized in its 32-year history.

Prestigious Award for Numerical Modeling to be Presented at FLAC/DEM Symposium
Interactive Grid Generation with BlockRanger Added to Short Courses
Itasca Australia Opens New Offices with New General Manager
Itasca's Strong Foundation Continues to Produce Innovative Solutions to Rock Mechanics Problems
Biennial tunneling conference a new venue for Itasca

Minneapolis, MN (June 24, 2013) Itasca will have many firsts when the Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference opens at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D. C. From June 23-26, Itasca will make its inaugural appearance at the conference, which is the renowned international forum for the exchange and dissemination of developments and advances in underground construction.

Product Launch and Short Courses among Itasca Activities at ARMA this Year

Minneapolis, MN (June 17, 2013) San Francisco will host the 47th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium from June 22-26 this year at the Westin Hotel Market Street and Itasca will be well-represented at the proceedings. Several offices will have engineers presenting papers, and Itasca also will conduct two short courses prior to the commencement of the conference.

Six Technical Presentations Emphasize Itasca’s Involvement in Hydraulic Fracturing

Minneapolis, MN (May 17, 2013) Itasca engineers from several of its 14 offices will meet in Brisbane, Australia to participate in the HF 2013 International Conference for Effective and Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing from May 20-22 at the Hilton, Brisbane. Itasca is a gold sponsor of this important industry conference.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 24, 2013) Itasca's biennial FLAC/DEM Symposium is intended to spark the dialog among those trying to increase the usefulness of numerical modeling in solving a broad spectrum of engineering problems. As the conversation continues and the range of software application expands, addressing the challenges in Earth Resources Engineering continues to be a focal point.

Minneapolis, MN (April 24, 2013) The Seventh International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering will take place from May 1-4 in Wheeling, Illinois, USA. This conference will honor the contributions of Clyde Baker in the areas of unexpected behavior and failure of foundations, soil-structure interaction, rapid load testing, tall buildings and historical monuments. Other conference themes include applications of case histories to practice and education, the observational method, earthquake engineering, engineering vibrations and underground structures.