Soil Stabilization Files

2016 DFI Paper - Injection Grouting Preserves Foundation Integrity of Multi-Story Building

Britt N. Babcock, PE DFI 2016

  • Due to growth in the Twin Cities area, MCES determined they needed to construct a 50 foot deep sanitary sewer lift station, modify alignment of gravity sewers and add a 9000 foot long forcemain to handle increased volumes.

2017 ICOG Paper: Injection Grouting for Ground Conditioning

Britt N. Babcock, PE ICOG 2017

  • 2017 ICOG Paper - Injection Grouting for Ground Conditioning

Magazine Article: TBM Under Ocean Waters - AvantiGrout to the Rescue

Avanti Trenchless and Underground Construction (T&UC) 2014

  • When the Port of Miami wanted to deepen its existing channel, an aging sanitary sewer main belonging to Miami-Dade County had to be lowered.

Flyer: Foundation Grout Solutions

Avanti 2012

  • AvantiGrout - multiple grout solutions for stabilizing soil and controlling groundwater - before, during and after construction.

Magazine Article: Sorting Out the Grout

Britt N. Babcock, PE, Director, Geotechnical Division World Tunnelling 2013

  • Tunnel contractors can choose whether to use cement or chemical grouts. To help them out, Britt Babcock discusses both types, which to use, when to use them and why...and an idea of how much it will all cost.

News: Mitigating Inflow Due to Both Primary and Secondary Permeability in Mining

Brad Crenshaw, PE - General Manager - Ground Engineering Contractors AEG News 2013

  • Groundwater infiltration can be due to either primary or secondary permeability. When both types of permeability are present, mitigation requires versatility and cooperation between multiple project participants.

White Paper: Cement Grout vs. Chemical Grout

Britt N. Babcock, PE, Director, Geotechnical Division Avanti 2013

  • Cement Grout vs. Chemical Grout: Which One to Use, When, and Why. A White Paper providing guidance to the Geotechnical Community

Magazine Article: To Grout Or Not To Grout?

Brad Crenshaw, P.E. P.G., Scott Langley, Vic Daiber, P.E. P.L.S., Donald Rigby World Coal 2013

  • Groundwater can bring an underground mining operation to its knees, but it can be controlled with ingenuity, co-operation and grout expertise

Flyer: Tunnel Grout Solutions

Avanti 2013

  • AvantiGrout - Multiple grout solutions for more effective tunneling and transit operations - before, during, and after construction

Avanti Product Guide

Avanti 2019

  • Avanti Product Guide - A complete list of Avanti products and their general information on descriptions, uses and packaging

Case Study: Blocking Artesian Flows

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • This 440- foot earth and rock- fill dam is located in a deep canyon along the Deschutes River in Oregon on a foundation of Pelton basalt, created by a series of lava flows.

Case Study: Bracing Crumbling Dock

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • An eight-year-old loading and mooring dock, 1600 feet long, at Sept Iles was showing distress. It had been constructed by driving sheet piling then placing a heavy rockfill as a base.

Case Study: Controlling Seepage During Shaft Sinking

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • In order to reach newly discovered lead deposits, St. Joseph Leak Company had to sink large diameter deep shafts through permeable Lamotte Sandstone carrying ground water at high pressures.

Case Study: Grouting River Beds for Dam Corewall Construction

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • A high earth- fill dam was being constructed across the Grijalva River. After diversion of the river, seepage was still occurring through the riverbed sands.

Case Study: Stabilizing Soil for Construction Tunnels

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • In this project, two 12- foot diameter by 270- foot long tunnels were to be driven beneath thirteen sets of live railroad tracks on the property of the New York Central, New York, Susquehanna, and Western Railroads.
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