Engineering Geology in Hydropower

Title: Special Talk Program on Engineering Geology at the Boundary of Feasibility; Recent Case Histories
Organized by: Nepal Geological Society in association with Society of Transport Engineers-Nepal (SOTEN) and Full Bright Consultancy (FBC)
Date: July 18, 2014 (Shrawan 2, 2071), Friday
Time: 03:00 PM 
Venue: Saumil Party Palace, Sinamangal
Dr. Ulrich Glawe, an engineering geologist from Germany delivered the talk on “Engineering Geology at the Boundary of Feasibility; Recent Case Histories.” The following are the specific topics that he concentrated in his talk:
 1. "Tunneling through in-situ Mud under high Overburden Pressure"; the case of the Tailrace Tunnel of the Hulu Terengganu Project in Malaysia (built in 2012).
 2. "Applying State-of-the-Art Grouting Technologies to difficult ground"; the case of the Lai Chau Dam in Vietnam (under construction).
Attended by around 100 attended by around 100 participants including geologists and engineers working in various sectors like hydropower, transportation, irrigation and representatives from Nepal Tunneling Association, Nepal Hydropower Association etc.


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