August 1-4, 2022
Golden, Colorado USA

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About this course…

Grouting and Ground Improvement is a 3½ day course that covers engineering, equipment, materials, and methods for grouting and ground modification used in civil and geotechnical engineering, underground construction, tunneling, and mining projects of various types. The course consists of classroom presentations by internationally-recognized experts and hands-on laboratory demonstrations and testing of grouts and grouting methods as well as off-campus field demos.

Classroom and lab topics include:

  • Grouting Methods (Jet, Compaction, Fracture, Permeation, Consolidation, Backfill and Contract)
  • Grouting Materials (cementitious and chemical)
  • Ground Freezing for Shafts, Tunnels and Cross Passageways

Course highlights include a field demo day providing participants with the opportunity to see grouting and ground improvement field equipment in action. Field demonstration include compaction grouting, chemical grouting, cellular grouting and permeation grouting.


Who should attend?

This course is intended for industry professionals — owners, designers, contractors, consultants, and suppliers involved in the design, planning, and construction of underground, tunneling, and mining projects.

Continuing education credits

Colorado School of Mines will award 2.4 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) to participants who complete this course.


The course will be taught on the campus of Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado USA. Learn more…

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Course agenda

A complete agenda for the course, listing specific topics and speakers, labs and breakouts, is available. Learn more…


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Travel and accommodations

Registrants are responsible for their own travel arrangements, transportation, lodging, and meals. Additional information is available through the links below.

Course directors

The course is organized by the Colorado School of Mines Center for Underground Construction & Tunneling. For further information about the course content, please contact the course directors:

Dr. Ray Henn
Adjunct Professor of Mining Engineering, Owner of RWHenn LLC
Center for Underground Construction and Tunneling
Colorado School of Mines

Dr. Reza Hedayat
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Center for Underground Construction and Tunneling
Colorado School of Mines
Phone: 303.273.3401

Bill Warfield
Coordinator for Field Day Demonstrations

Further technical information

Dr. Ray Henn
Adjunct Professor of UC&T and Mining Engineering
Center for Underground Construction & Tunneling
Colorado School of Mines

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