Company News: 2/15/17 GIE Engineer is presenting at GEAPS conference in Kansas City March 28th

Charles Allgood, P.E., Principal Engineer with Ground Improvement Engineering, is an author and session presenter at the upcoming GEAPS conference in Kansas City.  The presentation and technical paper is titled "Choosing Grain Bin Support for Soft Soils."

GEAPS is the Grain Elevator and Processing Society; their annual conference brings together contractors, owners, engineers, suppliers and facility operators from all across the grain industry.

The presentation will focus on how to select your geotechnical engineering consultant, what to expect from the geotechnical exploration, loadings from grain storage structures, and how to handle poor soil conditions.  Poor soil strategies to be covered include over-excavation and replacment, ground improvement techniques such as Geopier®, and deep pile foundations.

For more information, or to set up a presentation in your office please contact Charles at 763-416-2136 or email

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