Monthly Archives: April 2017

New York City 46th Street Vent Plant

Given the presence of dense, bouldery glacial till from approximately 20-30 feet below ground surface,  permeation grouting was selected for groundwater control to bedrock beneath Posillico’s structural secant pile excavation support  for the new 46th Street Vent Plant in New York City.  Jet grouting was also used to close gaps around a water main that…

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE 41st ANNUAL ASCE MET SECTION GEOTECHNICAL SEMINAR

ASCE Metropolitan Logo
The Metropolitan Section of the Geo-Institute/ASCE will host “Geotechnical Engineering: Adapting to the Unknown” on Thursday May 11th, 2017 Hotel Pennsylvania 401 7th Avenue @ 33rd Street New York, NY 10001 This 1-day seminar is packed with informative presentations on local area projects including “Highly Loaded Tensile Elements Installed Many Floors Beneath 390 Madison Avenue”…

Colorado School of Mines Annual Underground Grouting and Ground Improvement Short Course

Moretrench, Colorado School of Mines, Annual Short Course
This premier 5-day short course covers grouting methods; ground freezing for shafts, tunnels and cross passages; and construction dewatering systems. More than 35 presentations are scheduled covering engineering, equipment, materials and methods, plus off-campus field and on-campus laboratory demonstrations, all by internationally recognized industry experts, makes this a must-attend event for owners, designers, contractors, consultants…

Moretrench’s Jon Bennett to Present at the ADSC Mid-Atlantic Chapter Drilled Shaft Seminar

The ADSC mid-Atlantic chapter of the International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC) will host a drilled shaft seminar on April 27th, 2017 at the Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, MD. Engineers, contractors, inspectors and anyone interested in the advancement of deep foundations in the mid-Atlantic region will benefit from informative presentations by experts in the field,…

ASCE Hudson Valley Branch Meeting to feature Moretrench Rapid Response Project

Moretrench’s emergency response capability is second to none, and this was evidenced when the historic Old Croton Aqueduct in Yonkers, NY, was compromised by a significant landslide when a portion of the  original retaining wall failed.  Moretrench’s Michael Fattorusso and McLaren Engineering’s Thomas Broderick will present an interesting and informative case study on the challenges…

2017 Ash Dewatering Workshop at EUCI

groundwater services
Handling coal ash management and storage procedures in order to keep facilities in compliance with current regulations, as well as adapting to future regulatory changes, is a hot topic in the Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) community.   Moretrench is in the forefront in assisting power companies with closure challenges through the engineered design and installation of…