Attendees to the School will learn from industry experts through classroom and field training about the process and best practices of installing hollow bar micropiles for soil stabilisation.
All aspects of hollow bar installation will be taught including the TEI Method for Installation, grouting principles, an overview of micropile and soil nail design, and step-by-step instructions on how to properly test a hollow bar micropile. Case studies from geotechnical contractors will be emphasised. Instructors will also cover the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of each piece of equipment.
This year's Hollow Bar School will take place in Montrose, Colorado, USA, on June 2-4 and June 5-7, 2019 with each session limited to 32 participants. The course fees include a welcome reception, three nights' stay at Holiday Inn Express, three catered meals a day, transportation between the hotel and the TEI facility, 16 hours of professional with a ratio of one instructor per every two students, a flash drive with all the information presented, and a certificate of completion.