Itasca News Articles

Newsletter October 2023

New General Manager for ITASCA Sweden

We have appointed a new GM in Sweden!

Past News Articles

Itasca has announced the release of FLAC2D v9

Itasca has announced the release of FLAC2D v9, revolutionizing the way we analyze and predict the behavior of complex soil and rock systems.

Newsletter June 2023

6th Itasca Symposium on Applied Numerical Modeling

The next Itasca Symposium will take place June 3 - 6, 2024, in Toronto, Canada.

Itasca International Inc. announces the Selection of its New CEO

Itasca International Inc. announces the Selection of its New CEO

Newsletter February 2023

Itasca wishes Happy Holidays!

Itasca supports the Swedish Cancer Society

Newsletter September 2022

Teknisk support numerisk modellanalys

Do you need additional assistance in using Itasca software in your projects? We offer technical support in all stages of an analysis, from model setup to evaluation and interpretation of results!

Newsletter June 2022

Newsletter March 2022

The March 2022 Newsletter from Itasca Sweden is here!

Software Forum Now Open

Itasca has launched a new software forum to provide a platform for users to ask questions, make suggestions, and discuss Itasca software.

Itasca wishes Happy Holidays to all!

Itasca supports the Swedish Cancer Society and SOS Children's Villages

Support to those in need

Itasca Software now Available for Linux

Version 7 or greater of Itasca software (FLAC3D, 3DEC, PFC3D, and PFC2D) are now operable on the Ubuntu Linux Operating System.

Back with Itasca!

He's back - Ulf re-joining Itasca!

Newsletter October 2021

The latest newsletter!

Keynote lecture EuroEngGeo

Itasca "and one"

Itasca hires 2+1...

Newsletter June 2021

The latest newsletter!

Our project engineers!

Our project engineers presented

New positions!

New job positions within ICAB

Newsletter Feb 2021

The latest newsletter

Itasca Celebrates 40 Years

Itasca is celebrating 40 years of solving geomechanical and hydrogeological challenges through engineering and computer simulation for the mining, civil, and energy industries.

Introducing Our New IMASS Constitutive Model

The Itasca Constitutive Model for Advanced Strain Softening (IMASS) has been developed to represent the rock mass response to excavation induced stress changes.

Happy Holidays from Itasca Sweden!

Happy Holidays to all

Itasca supports SOS Children's Villages and the Swedish Cancer Society

Support to those in need

We are moving to the Globe area!


We are supporting Luleå Basket and this year's free game!

Newsletter Nov 2020

3DEC Version 7.0 Released!

3DEC V 7.0 is now released - more powerful, more efficient, and easier-to-use!

Griddle 2.0 Pre-release Now Available

Griddle offers automatic, interactive, and easy-to-use surface meshing and volume grid generation capabilities for FLAC3D, 3DEC, and many other engineering modeling formats, including ABAQUS, ANSYS, NASTRAN, LS-DYNA, VRML, and CSV.

Newsletter Aug 2020

Learning FLAC3D 7.0

New FLAC3D introductory tutorials are now available on our website. See how easy it is to set-up and work with advanced numerical models in FLAC3D.

Web licenses are now available!

They are ideal for organizations with many users at different locations and/or for cloud computing.

Learn More About the Policies We're Updating

Due to changes in data privacy laws, we’re making updates to our End-User License Agreement (EULA), Website Terms of Use (TOU), and Privacy Policy. These changes will go into effect on May 1, 2020.

Newsletter April 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Response

In this exceptional time of the COVID-19 pandemic, Itasca International and its offices worldwide are closely monitoring the situation. While certain Itasca offices may be physically closed due to local conditions and requirements, we are maintaining business operations, including software sales and shipping, as well as timely delivery of ongoing consulting projects. We have implemented measures to ensure our personnel’s safety and will continue to monitor conditions over the coming weeks and months and, following government and public health guidance, will respond proactively. We will provide updates as necessary.

God Jul från Itasca!

Itasca stödjer Cancerfonden och SOS Barnbyar

2020 Peter A. Cundall Award

Itasca @ Ground Support

Itasca Symposium 2020 Technical Papers and Statistics

Daniel is doing his thesis work on rock behaviour

Jennifer does her Master's thesis work at Itasca

Henrik - new at Itasca

Newsletter September 2019

Itasca Symposium 2020 - Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for the Fifth International Itasca Symposium.

Newsletter April 2019

Itasca at "Mining Geomechanical Risk"

Keynote speakers

Itasca 2020 Symposium

Ground Support 2019

Newsletter February 2019

Newsletter Q4 2018

The latest issue of our European newsletter (Q4, 2018) is now on-line.

All newsletters can be found under the item "Newsletter" in the upper menu. Check it out!

UDEC 7 - Pre-purchase now!

Student night with pizza!

Itasca arranged an open house with pizza and rock mechanics for students at LTU!

Shaft project with Boliden

This time we tell you about an interesting project on shafts together with Boliden. You can find all of our stories here!

Putting research to practical use

Our latest hire tells about his background and new challenges.

Happy Holidays from Itasca!

Itasca Sweden wishes Happy Holidays to all our clients, partners and collegues, and a Happy New 2019!

Itasca supports The Swedish Cancer Society and SOS Barnbyar

We are supporting The Swedish Cancer Society and SOS Barnbyar with an annual contribution also this year.

Newsletter November 2018

Freiberg Geomechanics-Colloquium

Itasca were invited with paper and presentation to the Freiberg Geomechanics-Colloquium, where Jessa Vatcher presented our work on how to model and represent seismicity and caving in Swedish mines.

May we become your employer?

We are looking for engineers with a fondness and passion for rock mechanics and rock engineering, to help us on the path of "good to even better"!

PFC 6 Pre-Release

UDEC 7 Pre-Release

Newsletter Q3 2018

The latest issue of our European newsletter (Q3, 2018) is now on-line.

Newsletter September 2018

The latest issue of our newsletter - September, 2018 - is now published.

Introducing XSite

Our Newest 3D Software - Hydraulic Fracture Simulation of 3D Fracture Networks

Joel starts with Itasca!

Itasca is recruiting! We are happy to announce that Joel Andersson will join our team in Stockholm (Kista).

Newsletter Q2 2018

The latest issue of our European newsletter (Q2, 2018) is now on-line.

New soil material model

A new soil material model has been implemented in FLAC3D Version 6: PH small-strain (PHSS).

June newsletter

The latest issue of our newsletter - June, 2018 - is now published.


Itasca is participating at FRAGBLAST 12 in Luleå!

Itasca in "conference mode"

Itasca is gearing up for several conferences in the near and (not to distant) future.

What's new at Itasca

What's new for our codes? Several updates and new examples are now published - read more here!

Environmental policy

Newsletter April 2018

Upgrade & GDPR

Newsletter Q1 2018

Rock Engineering Days 2018

Itasca at SME 2018

Newsletter February 2018

Pizza night with students

We held an open house for students at LTU (Luleå University of Technology) - with presentations and pizza!

Newsletter Q4 2017

Upcoming conferences

Stress measurements and laboratory testing

In cooperation with Stress Measurement Company Oy we are now offering both rock stress measurements using the LVDT-probe and laboratory testing services.

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