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Agenda Finalized for Ground Improvement Short Course

CSM-Ground Improvement  Course directors Levent Ozdemir, Ray Henn and Tim Coss have announced the agenda for the Ground Improvement in Underground Construction and Mining Short Course, to be held May 18-20 on the Colorado School of Mines’ campus in Golden. The Ground Improvement Short Course, the third annual event, is three-day intensive course designed to provide a comprehensive review of latest developments in ground improvement and support.

For the first time, an “Innovations in Ground Improvement” award will be presented during the annual banquet at the Golden Hotel. The inaugural award recipient is Moretrench, is a geotechnical contractor specializing in design-build and turnkey solutions for challenging construction requirements and subsurface conditions. The company’s range of services includes dewatering and groundwater control; groundwater treatment; ground freezing; grouting; cut-off and containment; earth retention and excavation support; underpinning and foundation support; deep foundations; ground improvement, landfill gas and leachate systems; and specialized civil and mechanical construction.

The keynote banquet speaker is Dr. Oskar Aurell, Technical Manager, Skanska, who will present “Construction of the Hallandsas Tunnel in Sweden.”

This course is intended for owners, engineers, contractors, consultants and equipment suppliers involved in the design and implementation of tunneling, mining and heavy civil construction projects. The course material will be presented by prominent speakers from underground construction and mining industries and academia.

Additional information can be found at http://csmspace.com/events/grndimprovsupt.

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