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Challenges with Shoring Design (Breakfast Session) – Burnaby
March 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
This presentation describes various earth shoring techniques for building construction including aspects of design and safety.
Several shoring methods are covered:
- Cantilevered walls
- Tied-back walls
- Braced excavations
Case studies are presented relating to risks of instability during excavation.
Presenter: Robert Bourdages. P. Eng., PE, SE, LEED AP, Principal, Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Robert Bourdages is a structural engineer who has practiced building design along the US west coastal states, and in British Columbia and Alberta. He has provided the structural design of buildings and earth shoring structures in many geographic areas with various soil and water conditions. Robert is a Principal with Stantec Consulting Ltd. in Vancouver, and is currently working on the YVR CORE Program, a major infrastructure project at the Vancouver Airport.