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GeoConSol
Geotechnical & Tunnel Consultants

A consultant is a universal observer who can look at a problem outside the environment in which the problem came to be, thereby creating a solution that was never possible before.  Fernando Flores

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EXPERT / FORENSIC SERVICES
DIFFERING SITE CONDITIONS
-->DSC Technical Principles
-->DSC Standards for Entitlement
-->DSC Independent Review
-->DSC Case Histories
-->Case History of a Bogus Expert
GEOTECHNICAL / CONSTRUCTION
-->Rock Testing/Boreability
-->Impact Hammer Feasibility
ARTICLES / PUBLICATIONS
TUNNELS / TUNNELING
-->Tunnel Boring
-->Excavation Improvement
-->Microtunneling/Pipe-Jacking
-->Selection of TBMs & MTBMs
-->Forensic Investigations
-->Safety
-->Detection of Covert Tunnels
CLIENTS
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Peter J. Tarkoy

Tunnels, Tunneling,  Underground Construction

  • Evaluation of tunnel feasibility 

  • Conceptualization to minimize construction time & costs 

  • Cost / risk reducing strategies for tunnel excavation

  • Pre-bid evaluation of anticipated:

    • geotechnical and construction conditions (GBR reports)

    • water inflow

    • excavation behavior & support requirements

    • excavation rates & tool wear

  • Controlled blast, vibrations, and overbreak 

  • Means, methods, and equipment for competitive excavation

  • Productivity studies and improvement of productivity

  • Ground characterization (stability & safety)

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