Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Engineers to Speak at D.C. Concrete Symposium

WHO: Paul Kelley, P.E., Senior Principal
         Charlie Russo, P.E., Senior Principal
         Matt Sherman, P.E., Associate Principal
         Scott Silvester, P.E., Senior Project Manager              

WHAT: Concrete on Your Project - Practical Applications and Troubleshooting will:

  • show you how to avoid cracking and jointing problems by understanding their causes and using sound fundamental practices;
  • provide guidance on combatting moisture, curling, and delamination in floor slabs and toppings;
  • demonstrate how specialty concrete can get you out of challenging situations;
  • help you understand and avoid alkali-silica reaction, delayed ettringite formation, and sulfate deterioration;
  • guide you on making repairs that last by using proper techniques and materials and fixing the root cause of the problem.

WHERE: Grand Hyatt Washington
            1000 H Street NW
            Washington, D.C. 20001

WHEN: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011     

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Media Contact: Franceen Shaughnessy, Corporate Marketing Specialist,, 781.907.9114

About Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. 

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) is a national engineering firm that designs, investigates, and rehabilitates structures and building enclosures. Our award-winning work encompasses building, nuclear, transportation, water/wastewater, and science/defense projects throughout the United States and in more than 30 other countries. 

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