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North Natomas Library
4660 Via Ingoglia
Sacramento, CA 95835
(916) 264-2700

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
Category: Emerging Professionals

Northern California Emerging Professionals Meeting

Dynamic properties and applications of lightweight cellular concrete (LCC)

Presented by: Tyler Bodnar, PE – California Nevada Cement Association (CNCA);  Akash Dhaliwal, EIT – Cell-Crete Corporation

Presentation Synopsis: 

CNCA has partnered with owners, designers, and contractors such as Cell-Crete to highlight the variety of uses for lightweight cellular concrete in our built environment.  Engineers have been specifying this flowable material to save time and mitigate unique project challenges.  This presentation will cover LCC mix design basics, logistical benefits, geotechnical applications, cellular fill material properties, and utility and pipe work applications.

Speaker Bio(s):

Tyler Bodnar is the Geotechnical Solutions Engineer for the California Nevada Cement Association representing the northern CA/NV regions.  Tyler is a graduate of CSU, Chico and a licensed Civil Engineer in the state of California.  He provides technical support and educational training for cement-based solutions including: soil revetments and linings, cement deep soil mixing, jet grouting, lightweight cellular concrete, full-depth reclamation, treated bases and subgrades, and roller compacted concrete for dams.
Akash Dhaliwal is a CSU, Sacramento alumni and has been in the concrete industry for 4 years. He has worked with Engineers without Borders and applies creative problem solving to his current position with Cell-Crete Corporation finding diverse new applications for lightweight cellular concrete.  In addition to his estimating duties, Akash also does educational outreach and is deeply involved in project oversight during construction.



6:30pm Registration & Dinner

7:00pm Presentation & Web-cast

8:00pm Q & A


Sacramento live-event: $20 Professionals, Students Free (includes casual dinner)

Webcast: Free - you provide the food and equipment!

If you are interested in watching this talk via webinar and meeting with other Emerging Professionals in Southern California, we will be live-streaming the event to small meetings in LA & OC. Contact Neal Berliner for information on the LA meeting and Mike Moscrop for information on the OC meeting.

If you would like to host a web-cast in your office, please contact Kelly Cabal.

Contact: [email protected]