May 14-16, 2018
Golden, Colorado USA

Check-in is required for all participants on the first day of attendance. A continental breakfast is available before class on each day.

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Monday • May 1
7:30Check-in and late registrationRegistration Desk
8:00Welcome and IntroductionRay HennColorado School of Mines
8:30Fundamentals of Soil and Rock MechanicsReza HedayatColorado School of Mines
9:15Site Investigations for Dewatering, Freezing and GroutingScott KibbyMott MacDonald
10:15Overview of Underground Construction GroutingRay HennColorado School of Mines
11:00Compaction GroutingTom SzynakiewiczGeoStabilization International
12:45Cements and AdmixturesChris GauseNormet
1:30Drilling and Grouting EquipmentBill WarfieldIndependent Consultant
2:30Permeation and Consolidation GroutingBrad CrenshawGEC Drilling and Grouting
3:15Ground Improvement and Grouting for Groundwater ControlPaul SchmallMoretrench
4:00Jet GroutingJeffrey Di StasiHayward Baker Inc.
4:45Jet Grout MonitoringMike MooneyColorado School of Mines
5:45Reception at Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum
Tuesday • May 2
8:00Ground Improvement in Glacial Soils: Seattle Tunneling ExperienceRed Robinson Shannon & Wilson
8:45Port of Miami GroutingRick DeschampsNicholson Construction Company
9:30Dewatering Techniques for Shafts and TunnelsGreg LandryMoretrench
10:30Risk EvaluationBob GoodfellowAldea Services
11:15Ground Freezing for Shafts and TunnelsJoe SopkoMoretrench
1:00Deep Soil Mixing for Ground Improvement and Support of ExcavationAlan RingenJAFEC USA
1:45Compensation GroutingDennis BoehmHayward Baker
2:45Lab Demo: Soil and Rock TestingReza HedayatColorado School of Mines
Lab Demo: Chemical GroutBritt BabcockAvanti International
Scott AndersonGCP Applied Technologies
Lab Demo: Tunnel BackfillJeff Williams, Glenn HallKAO Specialties
5:30Labs Adjourn
Wednesday • May 3
8:00TBM Design for Large Water Inflows in Rock TunnelsBrad GrothenThe Robbins Company
8:45Probing and Pre-Excavation GroutingBrian FulcherKenny Construction Company
9:30Curtain Grouting for Leak Mitigation in TunnelsPaul GancarzSovereign-Thyssen L.P.
10:30Use of Groundwater Flow Modeling to Estimate Water Inflows during Tunnel ExcavationWilliam FleckensteinColorado School of Mines
11:00Cellular Concrete Use and ApplicationRich PalladinoAerix Industries
11:30Travel to Field Demo Site
12:00Lunch (off site)
12:45Field Demo: Compaction grouting, drilling and grouting equipment, packers, permeation grouting (sand columns), cellular concrete, product demonstrations, instrumentation and moreBill WarfieldIndependent Consultant
Thursday • May 4
8:00Soil Freezing for Cross Passage Tunnel ConstructionAaron McCainSoilFreeze, Inc
8:45Chemical Grouting, Acrylate/AcrylamidesBritt BabcockAvanti International
9:30Cementitious and Acrylamide GroutingTimothy MyersBencor Global, Inc.
10:30Case Histories of Polyurethane GroutsScott AndersonGCP Applied Technologies
11:15Rondout Bypass Tunnel Project UpdateIan DanielsonKiewit
1:00Troubleshooting Backfill and Pre-Excavation Grouting and Pre-Excavation Grouting Design TechniquesDavid CrouthamelMcMillen Jacobs Associates
1:45Ground Freezing for NY Tunnel ExcavationPaul MadsenKiewit
2:45Design and Specifications for Ground FreezingMike SchultzCDM Smith
3:30Lab Demo: Grout RheologyJim LindsayBASF
Lab Demo: Testing and QA/QCBrad HessUS Grout LLC
Lab Demo: Bi-Component/Annulus Backfill GroutingPhil AntunesTeam Mixing Technologies Inc.
6:15Labs Adjourn
Friday • May 5
8:00Ground Improvement in Mine ConstructionChristine LindenFrontier-Kemper Constructors, Inc.
8:45Technical Aspects of Probing and Pre-Excavation Grouting from Inside TBMsWerner BurgerHerrenknecht AG
9:30Cutter Soil MixingMichael ArnoldBAUER Foundation Corp.
10:30Backfill Grouting of the Bellvue TunnelsNate SouleLithos Engineering
11:00Soil Mixing for Tunneling ApplicationsRoberto LopezMalcolm Drilling
12:45WY AML Coal Mine Subsidence Mitigation GroutingMohamed GamalBrierley Associates
1:30Dewatering System Installation Methods and Temporary Water Treatment System DesignNathan AndersonGriffin Dewatering
2:30Presentation of Class Completion Certificates and Closing RemarksRay HennColorado School of Mines

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