Soil Stabilization Files

Magazine Article: Secure Connections - City of Salem Goes Big with In-House Grouting

Scottie Dayton Municipal Sewer & Water 2011

  • The City of Salem goes big with in-house grouting as part of a complete program of sewer inspection, maintenance and rehab for I&I control.

Flyer: Stops Leaks in Concrete Structures

Avanti 2011

  • Avanti International chemical grouts can stop leaks in: cracks or joints, precast structures, dams and reservoirs, mines and tunnels, and manholes.

Grout Workshop: Stop Water Infiltration Now, Not Later

Traci Read, Senior Editor Underground Construction Rehabilitation Technology 2010

  • Stop water infiltration now, not later

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.

Magazine Article: Overpass Threatens Underground Pipes; Soil Stabilization Eases Concern

Unknown Trenchless Technology 1999

  • Construction of a new overpass on I-55-70 in East St. Louis, IL required an innovative solution to a persistent groundwater problem

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: Joint Efforts - A Progressive Grouting Program in Plant City, Fla.

Rosalie E. Leposky Cleaner 2004

  • An exemplary grouting program in Plant City in central Florida proves highly-cost effective in reducing inflow and infiltration

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.

Case Study: Increasing Oil Production

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • Problem: A petroleum production water flood project was not responding well to flooding. An injection profile indicated that about half of the injected water was entering the zone between the two perforated intervals.
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