Geotechnical Society of Edmonton

NEWS 2018

Posted November 20, 2018 (Updated November 25, 2018)

Event: December 5, 2018

GSE/U of A Graduate Student Seminar: Don Proudfoot, Thurber Engineering Ltd. - Geotechnical considerations related to the design and performance of landfills: a study of industrial Class 1 and Class 2 Landfills in Alberta

Location: 8900 - 114 St NW, Room O-31, Students' Union Building (SUB), University of Alberta
Google Maps: SUB Building SUB Lower Level Map

Time: 11:30am Registration, 12:00pm Lunch, 12:20pm Presentation

Cost: $15 Members/Non-Members, $0 Students (sponsored by Thurber)
An additional $5 will be charged for payments made at the door.

Please register for this event using the form below by December 2, 2018.

Don Proudfoot, M.Eng., P.Eng., is a senior geotechnical engineer and principal at Thurber Engineering. After graduating from the civil engineering technology program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Don completed his bachelor's degree from Lakehead University and Master of Engineering degree from the University of Alberta. Don has spent his entire career at Thurber primarily working out of the Edmonton office with a four-year stint in the Toronto office. Don has worked on a variety of geotechnical projects ranging from geohazard assessment to roads and bridges, municipal developments, and industrial plants. Relevant to this presentation, he has worked on many landfill projects providing geotechnical consultation for landfill siting, design, slope stability assessments, repair, and construction.


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7th Floor, Danadeo Innovation Center for Engineering
9211 - 116 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta
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