The International Foundation Congress and Equipment Expo is underway in Orlando, FL. This is one of the biggest geo-conferences out there and is sponsored by ADSC, The Geo-Institute and PDCA with the cooperation of 15 other national and international organizations including AEG, ARMA, DFI, the FHWA and others. Perhaps GeoPrac will be able to report from the next IFCEE, but for now we welcome anyone who would like to submit photos, commentary or other info from the conference. You can download a copy of the Congress program here. (Photo by IFCEE from 2004 event)
[Editor] Moretrench [/Editor] Vice President Thomas J. Tuozzolo was elected to the Board of the International Association of Foundation Drilling (ASDC) at the IFCEE Conference held in March, 2009. Mr. Tuozzolo, who has overall responsibility […]
Robert Thompson of Dan Brown and Associates has posted a wrapup of the 2008 ADSC Faculty Workshop. They had 20 Civil Engineering faculty attend the event. The field demonstration day was hosted by DBA at the Trial’s Training Center in Sequatchie, Tennessee. Apparently that site is Dan’s hobby. Read more about the workshop itself and also read Robert’s post about the field demonstration day including photos. In the photo at right (Robert Thompson, DBA) you can see the Statnamic test setup for a drilled shaft. A little more about the event:
Long Foundation and Hayward Baker have installed examples of several foundation and retaining structures, including drilled shafts, micropiles, and soil nails. During the field day demonstrations, the attendees will observe additional installations, load tests, and non-destructive testing.