Industry Events

The following events are of interest to the dams and levees industry.

“USACE 2018 Supplemental Funding” 2019 Levee Coalition Webinars – January 10th and 30th

When:

January 10 - 30, 2019

Where:

Webinar

Target audience is non-federal levee sponsors, A/E community and Contractors.

“USACE 2018 Supplemental Funding”. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received supplemental funding for disaster recovery projects as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. Approximately $17.39 billion was provided for disaster recovery across the country. The funds will be used for both long- and short-term disaster recovery projects. The webinar, presented by Ms. Yvonne Prettyman-Beck, USACE HQ National Program Manager, Emergency Disaster Supplemental Programs Integration Division, will provide an overview of the program, including allocation of funds across six appropriation accounts, implementation strategy, and schedule. Ms. Prettymn-Beck and her team will discuss (1) What projects are within the supplemental work, (2) How non-federal sponsors, AE community and construction contractors can support this work, and (3) Where the AE community and Contractors can get more information on specific projects and opportunities.

Webinar #1 January 10, 2019, 10am-noon EST
Webinar #2 January 30, 2019 3pm-5pm EST

For more information and to register for these FREE webinars please click below.

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World Renowned Grouting Conference

When:

March 04 - 08, 2019

Where:

Austin, TX

40th Annual Short Course: Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice. 3.5 CEUs

Texas Engineering Executive Education

Come join the authorities and leaders in the industry. Since 1979 the Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice course has covered pressure grouting as a method to improve geotechnical characteristics of soils and rock masses.

Come join the authorities and leaders in the industry. Since 1979 the Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice course has covered pressure grouting as a method to improve geotechnical characteristics of soils and rock masses.
Major topics include rheological properties of cementitious and chemical grouts, cement and chemical grouting procedures, grouting of rock under dams, grouting of rock anchors and micropiles, deep mixing, jet grouting, cutoff walls and composite seepage barriers, compaction grouting, slab jacking, grouting for underground structures, overburden and rock drilling methods, and field monitoring/instrumentation. An on-site field demonstration is also included.Early registration ends January 15th.
Learn more and register now at:
https://executive.engr.utexas.edu/epd/grouting19.phpTECHNICAL INFO:
Scott Kieffer, Course Organizer kieffer@tugraz.at
Chadi El Mohtar, Faculty in Charge elmohtar@mail.utexas.edu

 

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