Geotechnical Files

Flyer: Geotechnical Project Overview

Avanti 2011

  • A list of sample geotechnical projects. Over 90 case studies may be found at www.AvantiGrout.com.

NASSCO Tech Tips: Curtain Grouting Manholes and Underground Structures

Daniel Magill NASSCO 2010

  • Picture this: You’re standing in a brick manhole that is 50 years old and leaking extensively all around you. You’ve already been working for over an hour and for every leak you stop, several new leaks pop up. Now what?

Magazine Article: City of Dearborn Tackles Complicated Grout Curtain Project

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor Underground Construction Rehabilitation Technology 2010

  • Many U.S. municipalities and utility districts face federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandates to correct water quality problems caused by discharges from combined sanitary and storm sewer systems

Rembco: When Grouting - Don't Forget the Soil

Richard M. Berry, MASCE Rembco 2000

  • When soil or rock improvement or modification is needed, grouting is one of the options called for.

Magazine Article: Using Grout to Lock Pollution in Place

Jeff Griffin Underground Construction Magazine 1998

  • In Pennsylvania, Rembco used grouting to contain oil leaking under an oil refinery’s sea wall. The concrete wall had been constructed on top of old wharf piling. Over time, tidal action caused erosion, resulting in leakage at the wall’s base.

Magazine Article: Avanti Leads in Industry Development & Education

Allen Thomas Trenchless Technology Magazine 1994

  • Trenchless Technology - June 1994 - Avanti leads in industry development and education: In 1978 when Avanti International was formed by four rehab contracting companies, David Magill was hired as its first employee and the company's first president.

Costs of Chemical Grout: What Would You Spend?

David Magill Avanti 2009

  • Are you spending thousands of dollars each year treating clean water? Recent studies and over 50 years of experience indicate that America's first trenchless technology is still the best, most cost-effective, long-term defense against infiltration.

Magazine Article: Pre-Excavation Grouting of Contact Zone and Rock Formation

Timothy Myers, M.ASCE; Holly Rabine, E.I.T.; Alex Naudts, P.E., M.ASCE; David Magill, P.E. Geo-Strata 2009

  • The EPA has cited combined sewer overflow (CSO) discharges as a significant source of pollution to the nation's surface waters.

Magazine Article: 72-Inch Pipe Stabilized With Chemical Grout

B. Jay Schrock, P.E. Trenchless Technology - June 1994 1994

  • At a paper mill in Alabama, a weakened joint was found in a six foot diameter pipe carrying more than two millions gallons per hour of effluent.

Chemical Grout Stops Leaks in Concrete Dams

Avanti 2009

  • Chemical grout has been stopping leaks in concrete structures for over 25 years. In concrete dams, chemical grout forms a permanent, flexible, compression-type seal that stops water movement.

News: Rembco Undertakes New Project for Hazardous Waste Containment at ORNL

Avanti News + Views 2005

  • "Locking hazardous materials in place is almost always safer and more cost effective than removing them for treatment, and there typically is no ongoing maintenance" -Clay Griffin, President of Rembco Geotechnical Contractors, Inc.

Brochure: Ultrafine Cementitious Grout

U.S. Grout, LLC 2000

  • Ultrafine Cementitious Grouts from US Grout

Magazine Article: Acrylamide Grout Aces 20-Year Test

Greg Thompson Trenchless Technology 2008

  • Grouting has occasionally been thought of as a more temporary solution, a stop-gap. But recent testing of two 20-year old acrylamide grout rehab projects indicate that grout can certainly stand the test of time.

AV-100 Chemical Grout Solves Leakage Problems in Tailings Dam for Large Copper/Gold Mine in Argentina

Avanti 1998

  • This is a case study whereby acrylamide solution grout was used to achieve the “target residual permeability value” in the rock formation below a future tailings dam for a large copper/gold mine in Argentina.

Case Study: Preventing Leaks While Sinking Tunnel Shafts

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • Problem: Twelve manhole shafts for a mile-long tunnel, part of a trunk storm sewer being constructed 50 feet below a Dallas Freeway, had to pass through 20 to 25 feet of saturated sand before reaching bedrock.
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