Orange County Branch Newsletter

March 2015

Continuing Education

Ground Improvement for Challenging Sites in Orange County

The American Society of Civil Engineers OC Branch Continuing Education Committee and Geo-Institute invite you to attend our upcoming seminar. Speakers/ topics scheduled will consist of:

Mr. Ted Miyake, P.E., Principal Engineer – NMG Geotechnical

The Park Apartments, Irvine Spectrum
Four story structures with two subterranean parking levels
Low existing bearing capacities due to groundwater and soft soil
Geotechnical interface with Geopier design-build team
Park Place Apartments, Irvine
Site on old marsh deposits with peat zones
Varied Geopiers 9 to 30’ deep 
Included special piers using cement-treated base 
Onsite load testing

Mr. Ali Fayad, P.E., Sr. Civil Engineer – OC Public Works

East Garden Grove Wintersburg Channel Deep Soil Mixing
Sheet pile installation using silent piling methods 
Low-strength liquefiable soils
QA/QC procedures for deep soil mixing 
Space and environmental restrictions 

Mr. Russ Lamb, P.E., G.E., Chief Geotechnical Engineer – Stoney-Miller Consultants

Newport Marina Improvements
Design and construction of shored excavations subject to tidal influence
Designing for liquefiable soils
Design and installation of micropiles
Accounting for adjacent, vibration-sensitive structures

ASCE Student Members receive $65 off of the member price of $75 (total cost will be $10). Not a Student Member? Student membership is FREE! Register here throught Eventbrite

Thank you to our generous Continuing Education sponsors for this event!

Gold:                    Hayward Baker
Gold:                    NMG Geotechnical
Gold:                    Western Ground Improvement
Silver:                   Giken America
Silver:                   Vertical earthworks
Silver:                   Blue Iron inc.

 For additional information, please contact Continuing Education Committee at [email protected] or call (714) 647-3976.

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