Vgs Symposium

This year's symposium is focusing on the topic of ground improvement. A keynote lecture will be given by Dr. Juan Baez of Advanced Geosolutions Inc. Technical sessions will include the presentation of 9 to 11 papers. A panel discussion with feature the keynote speaker and local experts. There will also be a geotechnical suppliers trade show exhibition.

Our Presentations

Ground Improvement Design and Construction for Vancouver’s South Fraser Transmission Relocation

Claude Berard, Keller

This paper describes the ground improvement design and construction. It presents the densification performance-based criteria and justification of utilizing the dry bottom-feed technique. It discusses construction aspects including infill material, installation, and QA/QC. Lastly, it presents design and construction challenges as well as lessons learned.