October 21, 2014

Ground Freezing – an overview

Groundfreezing is a construction technique that has been used of over one hundred years to provide temporary earth support and groundwater control. Applications are found in the underground civil, mining and environmental remediation industries. [Read More...]

Recent Ground Freezing applications

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BBC Newshour interviews Joe Sopko on Fukushima’s Ice Wall

BBC World Service Newshour interview with Joe Sopko about ground freezing as it applies to containing groundwater surrounding the Fukushima nuclear plant [Read More...]

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Fukushima’s Ice Wall

Listen to the CBC Radio’s interview with Joe Sopko about ground freezing as it applies to containing groundwater surrounding the Fukushima nuclear plant… [Read More...]

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Ground freezing Fukushima

We gathered together several of the articles covering Ground freezing as a proposed solution to contain contaminated groundwater at Japan’s damaged Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant and posted links to our Facebook page [Read More...]

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Southeast Collector (SeC) Gravity Trunk Sewer Ground Freezing

Southeast Collector (SeC) Gravity Trunk Sewer Ground Freezing GeoMontréal 2013 Joseph A. Sopko, Ph.D., P.E., Adam Curry, P.E. & Robert R. Chamberland Moretrench American Corporation, Rockway, New Jersey, U.S.A Behzad Khorshidi, Ph.D., P.Eng Strabag Inc., Pickering, Ontario, Canada ABSTRACT The 15 km long Southeast Collector (SeC) Gravity Trunk Sewer will augment the existing York Durham Read More...