November 2017

Tour Of Golder Associates Materials Testing Lab

Geotechnical Materials Testing and the Role of Geoscientists

Status: Advanced registration is now closed or the event is sold out. For space availability, please email [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM–5:00 PM
Location: 3811 North Fraser Way, Burnaby, BC
Some parking is available in Golder's parking lot outside the laboratory. There is also street parking.
Presenter: Fred Shrimer, P.Geo.
Senior Geoscientist, Golder Associates
Credit: 2 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $10.00 + GST = $10.50
Contact: If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].
Note: Steel toe footwear is required in the laboratory.
Please register by November 24, 2017.
Please join us for a tour of Golder Associates’ materials testing laboratory followed by a geoscience presentation. Please read the full description below for more detail.

Golder carries out testing of a wide spectrum of geotechnical materials, including concrete, asphalt, rock, soils, and aggregate under one roof. The laboratory handles routine testing and carries out specialized investigations of these construction materials. Attendees will be taken through Golder’s CCIL certified laboratory by knowledgeable staff and introduced to their testing capabilities. The tour will be followed by a materials geoscience presentation by the senior geoscientist, who will delve deeper into some of the investigations carried out by geoscientists and technicians.


  • 2:45 PM: Registration
  • 3:00 PM: Tour
  • 4:15 PM: Geoscience Presentation
  • 5:00 PM: Closing


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