September 7 - 8, 2016
(Optional half-day • September 9)
Golden, Colorado USA
COURSE AGENDA

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

(The agenda presented below is preliminary. Full detail will be available soon.)

Wednesday • September 7
7:30Check-in and Late RegistrationRegistration Desk
8:00Welcome and Introduction
8:15Introduction and Concrete Basics
9:00Notation and Submittals
9:45Materials and Materials Handling
10:30Break
10:45Anchorage, Reinforcement (mesh and fibers), and Ground Reinforcement
11:30Shotcrete Mixture and Proportioning
12:15Lunch
1:15Performance Requirements
2:00Preconstruction Testing
2:45Nozzleman Training
3:30Break
3:45Construction Acceptance Inspection
4:30Placing Equipment and Auxiliary Equipment [ends at 5:15]
5:45Ice Breaker Reception at ARGO Mill (Idaho Springs, CO). Transportation Provided [ends at 9:00]
Thursday • September 8
8:00Hand-Held Placement
8:45Machine Placement
9:30Safety
10:15Break
10:30Preparation for Shotcrete Placement
11:15Water Control
12:00Lunch
1:00Shotcrete Application - Hand Held and Mechanical
1:45Curing and Protection
2:30Shotcrete for Repair and Rehabilitation of Underground Structures
3:15Break
3:30Measurement and Payment
4:15Presentation of Class Completion Certificates
4:30Q&A and Closing Remarks
5:00Adjourn
Friday • September 9 (Separate registration required)
8:00Hands-on Lab (RDP test, cylinder compression testing, beam test, and more)
9:30Field Demo (Spraying concrete, needle test, fibers, spray-on waterproof liner, and more)
12:00BBQ Lunch