Tunnelling Association of Canada
Association canadienne des tunnels
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British Columbia Chapter (Vancouver)

Email: BritishColumbia@tunnelcanada.ca

About the British Columbia Chapter
Primary Centre: Vancouver, BC

The British Columbia Chapter offers 8 to 10 evening presentations annually at Steamworks Pub in Vancouver, 375 Water Street, with invited speakers on a wide variety of topics (doors open at 5:30 pm and presentations begin at 6:15 pm). Active TAC members and non-members are welcome. The cost is $5 for members, $10 for non-members, and includes one drink (beer/wine) and appetizers (please bring your TAC membership card or 2022 payment receipt).

See the upcoming events listings below to learn more about upcoming presentations. Please RSVP your interest in attending to Jacob Nikl at jacob.nikl@wsp.com. Last minute attendees are also welcome! And please let us know if you are interested in presenting (or know someone who might be) in 2022.

Executive Committee
The Executive Committee of the TAC British Columbia Chapter consists of the following members:

Chair (TAC Director, British Columbia)
Stephanie Robillard
McMillen Jacobs
Aaron Nickoli
Event Coordinator
Jacob Nikl
Golder Associates
Member (TAC Past President)
Erik Eberhardt
University of British Columbia
Member (TAC President)
Bruce Downing
Golder Associates
Member (TAC Director)
Connor Langford
Mott MacDonald
Young Members (TAC Director)
Nichole Boultbee
Aldea Services

Upcoming Events

Apr 25 2023
teamworks Brewpub – Uber Room 375 Water St., Vancouver, BC
TAC BC Talk: Properties of Tremie Concrete
Presentation Outline:
Basics of Tremie Concrete
Specification Review
Properties of Tremie Concrete Mixes,
Quality Control During Concrete Placement
Post-Construction Integrity Assessment
Examples of Defects Related to Inadequate Quality of Tremie Concrete

Speaker Bio:
Oleksandr Lisoivan, P.Eng.
Mr. Oleksandr Lisoivan is a construction materials engineer with Thurber Engineering Ltd. He has over 10 years of experience in geotechnical, construction and materials engineering with a focus on concrete technology. Mr. Lisoivan has developed recognized expertise in several related fields, including assessment and rehabilitation of reinforced concrete structures, concrete durability design and evaluation, concrete mix design and production and deep foundation construction. In his current position he is responsible for project management and engineering evaluations for various infrastructure, transportation and industrial projects across Canada, including large design-build projects such as Gordie Howe International Bridge, Pattullo Bridge Replacement, Broadway Subway, Ontario Line Subway and others.

Doors open at 17:15, talk starts at 18:00

$5 for members, $10 for non-members, includes one beverage and shared appetizers
Sep 24, 26 2023
Toronto, Ontario
Tunnelling - Smart Solutions, Future Growth - TAC 2023 Conference
The Tunnelling Association of Canada (TAC) is pleased to announce that the TAC 2023 Toronto Conference will be hosted from Sunday, September 24 to Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, ON. The theme for 2023, “Smart Solutions, Future Growth”, will be highlighted throughout the conference through keynote speakers, plenary presentations, technical sessions, networking, and a trade exhibition to showcase tunnelling and trenchless technology throughout Canada and around the world. Please join us this September 2023 to learn and mingle with likeminded individuals.

Sponsorship opportunities will become available soon! Please contact us if you are interested.

Tunnelling Association of Canada
Association canadienne des tunnels
1 Eglinton Ave. E., Suite 705
Toronto, ON M4P 3A1, Canada
Tel: 1-416-840-7616
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