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

Topics to be covered include:

– Grouting Methods (Jet, Compaction, Fracture, Permeation, Consolidation, Backfill and Contract)
– Ground Freezing for Shafts, Tunnels and Cross Passageways
– Construction Dewatering systems

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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 UC&T and Mining Engineering
Center for Underground Construction & Tunneling
Colorado School of Mines

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

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. Don't miss this opportunity to network, learn and earn CEUs!

Colorado School of Mines will award 3.5 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. Lodging and travel information will be available when registration opens later this month.

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