Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7:30 AM CST
Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 4:30 PM CST

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Avanti International
822 Bay Star Blvd.
Webster, TX 77598

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Who Should Attend

  • Engineers & Geologists
  • Design Build Enterprises
  • Project Managers
  • Geotechnical Contractors
  • Inspectors & Regulators
  • Owners & Government Agencies
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Allison Haschke

Industrial & Geotechnical Injection Grout School
Houston | November 7-8, 2018

This school focuses on the knowledge needed to make decisions in the field, technologies and techniques for achieving maximum results, and a common sense approach to problem solving with injection of acrylic, polyurethane and cementitious grouts.

The two-day session includes both classroom instruction and workshop demonstration, and will present technical information on:

    • Fundamentals of grout chemistry
    • Soil analysis from sand to bedrock
    • Grouting underground structures
    • Curtain grouting
    • Slab lifting 
    • Proven techniques for crack injection

 Attendees will receive:
    • Credit for (10) Professional Development Hours (PDH) certified by CIGMAT 
    • SOPP certifification (Safe Operating Practices Program) 
    • Training documentation and product manuals 

    • Personalized Certificate of Completion
    • Breakfast and lunch both days, and first evening meal


Early Bird Pricing 
Through October 12, 2018

$555.00 for one registrant

$460.00 for each additional registrant
Standard Pricing 
After October 12, 2018

$585.00 for one registrant

$485.00 for each additional registrant


*All fees are US dollars.


This class is presented by Avanti International and our featured subject matter experts:

Brian Dorwart
Senior Associate, Brierley Associates  
Dorwart has over 40 years of small and large tunnel work experience involving geotechnical ground characterization, ground modification, loading, and soil structure interaction analysis.  His years of real life problem solving brings to light that grouting is an important tool which is used in many of these projects to control the ground.  He has successfully designed grouting programs that take into account a wide range of geologic conditions, design, available materials and skill set of the construction team.
Brian Jeppsen
Vice President, Hess Pumice  
Jeppsen began working with Hess Pumice in the 1970s. He then transitioned to the concrete industry and the oil fields, bringing exposure to various cementitious products.  After serving in the US Air Force Reserves, he returned to Hess Pumice in 1997 and currently serves as the Vice President of Research.

Travel & Lodging Information

Travel and accomodations are the responsibility of each registrant.


Houston Hobby (HOU) is recommended and is the nearest major airport, approximately 10 miles from the grout school location


George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) is approximately 40 miles from the grout school location


Recommended Hotel:

Holiday Inn Webster
302 Bay Area Blvd.
Webster, TX 77598
Tel: 281.335.6272

  • Rooms are available at a discounted rate of $113/night + tax. 
  • The discounted rate is available through October 25, 2018. After that date, rooms will be available at the prevailing rate.
  • To reserve your room, book online using the link above.
  • Or, call the hotel directly and ask for the 'Avanti Grout' rate.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. We are limited to the number of registrants we can accomodate, so register today!