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ITE Vancouver Island: Geogrid Solutions for Transportation Infrastructure and Highway Applications
December 8, 2021@12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST
Titan Environmental Containment Ltd.
“Geogrid Solutions for Transportation Infrastructure and Highway Applications”
Topics to be discussed include:
* Base reinforcement of flexible pavements over soft and saturated soils
* Reduction of pavement thickness using Titan Earth Grids and Swamp Grids
* Pavement structural enhancement
* Design Considerations
* Foundation support
* Reinforced Soil Walls
* Slopes and Landslide Repairs
* Roadway Embankments
* Asphalt & Concrete reinforcement
* Selected Case Studies
Sam Bhat (M.Eng.)
Chief Technical Officer & VP Global Business Development
Sam Bhat holds a Master of Engineering with merit from reputed Indian Institute of Technology -Delhi and possesses a specialized background in interdisciplinary engineering and geosynthetics management. He has served the global geosynthetics market for the past 30 years having worked with some of the world’s leading geogrid organizations in the U.K., U.S.A., and Canada. With extensive technical experience using geosynthetics solutions for a wide range of geotechnical and environmental applications, including base/soil reinforcement, asphalt reinforcement , erosion control and maritime engineering in North and South America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Sam has lectured at reputed universities in Canada including Ryerson and Concordia and is involved in interdisciplinary academic engineering programs offering value-added geosynthetic solutions to help address a variety of complex civil, environmental, and geotechnical engineering problems.
Garry McFarlane., CPESC, CTR, CISEC
Product Development Manager
Garry McFarlane has spent the past 45 years in construction working throughout Manitoba, Western, and Eastern Canada. In the mid-eighties, Garry received a Diploma from Red River College in Building – Structural Technology, and Architectural Drafting. In 2000, he acquired a CTR designation through Construction Specifications Canada. Most recently, Garry has acquired a CPESC designation as a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control. In addition, Garry earned a CISEC designation as a Certified Inspector in Erosion Control.
Garry has extensive experience working for one of the largest General Contractors in North America. He was also the Canadian Geosynthetic Product Manager for one of the largest Construction Distributors in North America.