Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 8:00 AM CDT
Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 4:30 PM CDT

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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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Jessica Williams

Industrial & Geotechnical Injection Grout School
Houston, TX  |  March 13-14, 2019

 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 certification (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 February 28, 2019
  • $555 for one registrant
  • $460 for each additional registrant

Standard Pricing - after February 28, 2019

  • $585 for one registrant
  • $485 for each additional registrant

*All fees are US dollars


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

Reema Zuberi, P.E., M.B.A.
Area Manager - Grouting Solutions for Thyssen Mining Construction of Canada Ltd. 
Twenty years of work experience in the North American construction industry with ten as Project Manager for a US-based General Contractor focusing on commercial and industrial facilities. Thyssen is an underground mining contractor with 5,800 employees globally. Reema has a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Ohio and a Master’s in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University in California.
Brian Jeppsen
VP Research and Development for 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
*Agenda subject to change

Travel & Lodging Information
Travel and accommodations 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 - Discounted Rate:
Holiday Inn Webster
302 Bay Area Blvd. 
Webster, TX 77598
Tel: 281.335.6272

  • Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis at a discounted rate of $114 per night plus tax.
  • The discounted rate is available through February 28, 2019 - after that, the room rate will return to its full retail price.
  • To reserve your room, book online using the link above or call the hotel directly at 281.335.6272 and ask for the Avanti International Group Rate.

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