Short Courses are an excellent training opportunity to learn about new technologies, innovations and practical applications used in today's tunneling and underground construction industry.
Shotcrete in Underground Construction
Sunday, June 11, 2023 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm | $400 Member | $510 Nonmember
Short courses are an additional ticketed function
Course registration includes:
Lunch and coffee breaks
This course is designed to provide a solid understanding of shotcrete for ground support in underground construction. It is intended for industry professionals including owners, engineering students, designers, contractors, consultants, and suppliers involved in the design, planning, and construction of tunneling projects utilizing shotcrete.
Overview of Shotcrete
Fiber Reinforced Shotcrete
Placement: hand & mechanical
Water Proofing & Shooting Layers
Repair and Rehabilitation
Q&A Panel Discussion
Christoph Goss, PhD, PE, PMP, F.ASCE, Senior Associate / Tunnels & Underground, Schnabel Engineering
Charles Hanskat, PE, F.ACI, F.ASCE, American Shotcrete Association Executive Director
Kevin Robertson, National Sales Manager, Materials: Shotcrete, Tunneling & Mining, Sika Corporation
Bill Geers, P.E. Business Development & Technical Manager, Bekaert Underground Solutions
Lauro Lacerda, MSc, PE, Independent Consultant, ClearTech Inc
Raul Bracamontes, President, Bracamontes Consulting
Frank Townsend, President, Patriot Shotcrete
Norbert Fuegenschuh, Area manager, Beton und Monierbau USA
Over four decades of conferences, RETC provides both the experienced tunneling professional and the individual just starting in the business the opportunity to stay connected while integrating new ideas and innovations into contracting, design, and construction.
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