Geotechnical Society of Edmonton

NEWS 2008

Posted January 14, 2008

Event January 29, 2008

Statnamic Pile Load Testing

Mike Justason of Bermingham - Hamilton, ON

In the past ten years, Michael has performed over 400 Statnamic pile load tests in 13 countries. Notable projects include:

  • Taipei 101 - Taipei Financial Center, Taiwan (1999)
  • (currently the tallest building in the world)
  • Hanshin Expressway Reconstruction, Kobe, Japan (1995) (foundation testing for reconstruction after 1995 Earthquake)
  • Library of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt (1996/97) (reconstruction of famed Library of the ancient world)
  • Burj-Al-Arab Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (1997) (tallest hotel in the world)
  • Eureka Tower Apartments, Melbourne, Australia (2001) (tallest apartment building in the world)

About the speaker:
Michael Justason works as Product Manager at Bermingham Foundation Solutions, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. His background includes a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering & Management and a Master's degree in Earthquake Engineering, both from McMaster University. Michael is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, Canada, and is active on technical committees of the ASCE, ASTM, DFI, and other industry organizations.

Location: Royal Glenora Club (11160 River Valley Road)
Time: 11:30 am, presentation starts at 12:00 Noon
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Cost: Students: $10, GSE Members: $20, Non-members: $25

To Register please confirm your attendance by Wednesday January 25, 2008 by emailing


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