May 13 - 16, 2019
Golden, Colorado USA

About this course...

Grouting and Ground Improvement is a 3½ day course that covers engineering, equipment, materials and methods for grouting and ground modification used in civil and geotechnical engineering, underground construction, tunneling and mining. It includes topics in engineering, equipment, materials and methods for grouting and ground modifications used on various types of projects. The course consists of classroom presentations by internationally-recognized experts and hands-on laboratory demonstrations and testing of grouts and grouting methods as well as off-campus field demos.

Classroom and lab topics include:

  • Grouting Methods (Jet, Compaction, Fracture, Permeation, Consolidation, Backfill and Contract)
  • Grouting Materials (cementitious and chemical)
  • Ground Freezing for Shafts, Tunnels and Cross Passageways

Course highlights include a field demo day providing participants with the opportunity to see grouting and ground improvement field equipment in action. Field demonstration include compaction grouting, chemical grouting, cellular grouting and permeation grouting.

Who should attend?

This course is intended for industry professionals — owners, designers, contractors, consultants, and suppliers involved in the design, planning, and construction of underground, tunneling, and mining projects.

Continuing education credits

Colorado School of Mines will award 2.4 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) to participants who complete this course.


The course will be taught on the campus of Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado USA. Learn more...

Course agenda

A complete agenda for the course, listing specific topics and speakers, labs and breakouts, is available. Learn more...

A one-page flyer with information about the course is available for download. Download...


Registration for this course is open now. Enrollment is limited; therefore, applications will be accepted in the order received. Full information about fees, options, and payment methods is available. Learn more...

Travel and accommodations

Registrants are responsible for their own travel arrangements, transportation, lodging, and meals. Additional information is available through the links below.

Course Directors

The course is organized by the Colorado School of Mines Center for Underground Construction & Tunneling. For further information about the course content, please contact the course directors:

Dr. Ray Henn
Adjunct Professor of Mining Engineering, Owner of RWHenn LLC
Center for Underground Construction and Tunneling
Colorado School of Mines

Dr. Reza Hedayat
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Center for Underground Construction and Tunneling
Colorado School of Mines
Phone: 303.273.3401

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