May 13 - 16, 2019
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.

Monday • May 13
7:30Check-in and late registrationRegistration Desk
8:00Welcome and IntroductionRay HennColorado School of Mines/RW Henn
8:30Geotechnical Engineering and Overview of Ground Improvement MethodsReza HedayatColorado School of Mines
9:15Overview of Underground Construction GroutingRay HennColorado School of Mines/RW Henn
10:15Geotechnical Site Investigation; GDR and GBRDavid JurichMott MacDonald
11:00Cements and AdmixturesLauro LacerdaNormet
12:30Water Control Utilizing Dewatering, Gouting, and Ground FreezingPaul SchmallMoretrench
1:15Permeation and Consolidation GroutingBrad CrenshawGEC Drilling and Grouting
2:15Jet GroutingDennis BoehmHayward Baker Inc.
3:00Compaction GroutingJason LangerGeoStabilization International
3:45Compensation GroutingDennis BoehmHayward Baker Inc.
4:40Lab Demo: Grout Rehology and Cement TestingBrian JeppsenUS Grout
5:30Lab Demo: Grouting Materials and AdmixturesCraig Schumann
Joel JoaquinBASF
6:15Reception at Colorado School of Mines- Geology Museum
Tuesday • May 14
8:00Cementitious and Acrylamide GroutingTimothy Myers Bencor Global Inc.
8:45Chemically Reactive GroutsBritt BabcockAvanti International
9:30Grouting and Ground Improvement in Mine ConstructionChristine LindenFrontier-Kemper Constructors, Inc.
10:30Case Histories of Polyurethane GroutsVicki Crosby
Scott AndersonGCP Applied Technologies
11:15Annulus Backfill GroutingPhil AntunesSimem Underground Solutions
12:45Risk Evaluation Bob GoodfellowAldea Services
1:30Cost Estimating for GroutingLucas Dietterlee
Jeramy DeckerKiewit
2:30Pre-excavation Grouting in Rondout Bypass Tunnel Project- UpdateDaniel KoughKiewit
3:15Drilling and Grouting EquipmentBill WarfieldIndependent Consultant
4:10Lab Demo: Chemical Grout Britt BabcockAvanti
Vicki CrosbyGCP Applied Technologies
5:00 Lab Demo: Two Component/Annulus Backfill GroutingPhil AntunesSimem Underground Solutions
6:00Meet the Underground Construction Association (UCA) Student Chapter of Mines
Wednesday • May 15
8:00All About PackersNick HemenwayBaski
8:45Dewatering System Installation Methods and Temporary Water Treatment System DesignNathan AndersonGriffin Dewatering
9:30Ground Freezing 101Joe SopkoMoretrench
10:30Engineering Considerations in Specifying Ground ImprovementAllen CaddenSchnabel Engineering
11:15Grouting for Mine DevelopmentGreg Sutton
Matthew Swanson
Drew WheelerCementation
12:00Travel to Field Demo Site
12:30Lunch (off site)
1:00 Field Demo –compaction grouting, drilling & grouting equipment, packers, permeation grouting (sand columns), cellular concrete, product demonstrations, instrumentation 
Thursday • May 16
8:00Reflection on Field Day Observations & Q/ABill WarfieldIndependent Consultant
8:15Solutions Incorporating Multiple Ground Improvement TechniquesJim HussinKeller Foundation
9:00Grouting and Soil Mixing for Dike Construction at the Diavik Diamond MineFilippo Mira-CattoBauer Foundation Corp.
10:00Choosing the Appropriate Grouting Solutions for Tunneling or Civil Infrastructure ProjectsTom SzynakiewiczHarrison Western

10:45Cellular (Foam) Grout Use and ApplicationRich PalladinoAerix Industries
Ray HennRW Henn
11:30Backfill Grouting for Abandoned Mine LandsDave HallmanIndependent Consultant
12:15 Ground ImprovementJohn StarcevichMalcolm Drilling
1:00 Presentation of Course Completion Certificates and Closing RemarksRay Henn
Reza Hedayat
Bill WarfieldColorado School of Mines

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