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Exhibition booth at the Geomechaniccolloquium Salzburg


10/11 Oct 2019

We welcome you at our exhibition booth at the GMK 2019 from 10th to 11th October 2019 in Salzburg.


SKAVA consulting at the RETC 2019 in Chicago


16-19 Jun 2019

Chicago: Thomas Marcher will give a podium presentation at the congress. The manuscript "SEM - Single Shell Lining Application for the Brenner Base Tunnel" will be published in the RETC 2019 conference proceedings.


SKAVA consulting at the World Tunnel Congress 2019 in Napoli


3-9 May 2019

Napoli: There will be a poster presentation at the Congress. The manuscript “SEM - Single Shell Lining Application for the Brenner Base Tunnel” will be published in the WTC 2019 Conference Proceedings.


ISO Certification 9001:2015


May 2nd 2019
We are pleased to announce that we are ISO 9001:2015 certified as of May 2019.

Inaugural lecture T. Marcher


26 Apr 2019
We invite you kindly to the inaugural lecture of Thomas Marcher at the TU Graz. (Flyer)

SKAVA consulting silver sponsor at the 3rd Interalpine Bautage Igls


21-22 Mar 2019

Igls, Tirol: SKAVA consulting will be a silver sponsor for the "3. Interalpine Bautagen". (Flyer)


Booth at the Geomechanikkolloquium Salzburg


11/12 Oct 2018

We look forward to welcome you on our exhibition stand at the GMK 2018 in Salzburg on the 11th and 12th of October.


Acceptance of professorship at TU Graz


1 Sep 2018

We would like to inform you that Dr. Thomas Marcher will be appointed to be the chair at the Institute of Rock Mechanics and Tunnelling of the Graz University of Technology from September 1st 2018 onwards. In addition to his future activities as university professor and head of the institute, Dr. Marcher will continue to be available to SKAVA consulting ZT GmbH as main shareholder and consultant (in a reduced time). Through the integration of long-standing and experienced employees into the operative management, SKAVA ZT GmbH will be able to further expand its high technological standards, specialized expertise and quality requirements. Innovative, optimised and sustainable solutions in the field of interaction between soil/rock and structure will continue to be the focus of our services in the future.


New branch office


1 Jul 2018

At the beginning of july we opened our new branch office in Vorarlberg!


SKAVA consulting at the NAT 2018 in Washington DC


24 - 27 Jun 2018

Washington DC:

Thomas Marcher will give a podium presentation at the Congress. The manuscript "Successful Implementation of SEM - Single Shell Lining Concept for the Emergency Tunnel at the Brenner Base Tunnel Project Theory and Praxis of an Innovative Shotcrete Model." will be published in the NAT 2018 Conference Proceedings.


New branch office


1 Jun 2018

At the beginning of june we opened our new branch office in Graz!


Spritzbetontagung, Alpbach


11/12 Jan 2018

At the congress "Spritzbetontagung" Mathias Schranz will give a presentation together with Mr. Ramsauer (Brugg Contec) on the topic " Der Einsatz von Kunststoffmakrofaserbeton im Tunnelbau und seine technischen und wirtschaftlichen Vorteile".


PLAXIS Workshop at SKAVA consulting ZT-GmbH


27 Nov 2017

We are happy to host the PLAXIS Workshop "Practical use of PLAXIS 2D for Tunnel Applications in Geo-Engineering" at our place. Find details using following link: https://www.plaxis.com/product/workshop-practical-use-of-plaxis-2d-for-tunnel-applications-in-geo-engineering-2/.


19. Geoforum Umhausen


19/20 Oct 2017

At the congress "Geoforum Umhausen" Mathias Bischof and Steffen Bauer will give a presentation on the topic "Untertagebau in Chile — ein geologisch-tektonischer Abriss aus den Zentralanden (33° - 35°S)".


Afterwork-Vortrag SKAVA consulting ZT GmbH


16 Oct 2017

Wir nutzen die Gelegenheit, die im Laufe der letzten Jahre in Chile gesammelten geologisch-geotechnischen Erfahrungen aus den Anden zu teilen. Unsere beiden Geologen Steffen Bauer und Mathias Bischof referieren über das Thema "Ein geologisch-tektonischer Abriss aus den Zentralanden".

Treffpunkt: Seminarraum neben Schlemmerei, SOHO 2.0 um 18:00 Uhr. Rahmenprogramm: Halbe Stunde Vortrag gefolgt von Diskussion begleitet mit Getränken und Snacks. Um Voranmeldung unter info@skava.at wird bis spätestens 11. Oktober gebeten, damit wir uns entsprechend organisieren können.


Booth at the Geomechanikkolloquium Salzburg


12/13 Oct 2017

We look forward to welcome you on our exhibition stand at the GMK 2017 in Salzburg on the 12th and 13th of October.


Beitrag zu Peterskirchl, Kals a.Gr.


2017

In der „Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Kunst und Denkmalpflege“ (LXXI 2017 Heft 2/3) ist ein Beitrag zu unserem Projekt „Kirchenruine Kals“ erschienen: Thomas Marcher: „Die felsstatische Konservierung der Kirchenruine Kals – St. Peter. Eine geotechnische Sicherung des Felssporns als dauerhafte Fundierung für das Peterskirchl“.


ZT Engineering Consultant for Earth Science (Geology)


3 Jul 2017

We expanded our services and are ZT-licensed for Earth Science (Geology) in addition.


Geo Alp 2017: Störungszonen


26 May 2017

Franzensfeste (ITA): At the "Geo Alp 2017: Störungszonen" Thomas Marcher will present the topic "The significans of geological and hydrological detailed models of fault zones for the geomechanical design of tunnels."


SKAVA consulting at EURO:TUN 2017 in Innnsbruck


18 Apr 2017

Innsbruck: At the EURO:TUN 2017 Erich Saurer presents two papers:

  • The Remaining Challenge of Determining Long-Term Ground Loads of Tunnel Linings
  • Single Shell Lined Tunnels – Design Approach and Verification

New branch office


3 Apr 2017

Our new branch office in Salzburg is opened since the beginning of April!


SKAVA consulting at the 14th "Tiroler Geotechnik- und Tunnelbautag"


18 Nov 2016

Innsbruck: At the 14th "Tiroler Geotechnik- und Tunnelbautag" Thomas Marcher will present the topic "Geomechanical challenges in underground construction projects in hydropower and mining".


New office


1 Nov 2016

We moved our office in the same building!

new office


SKAVA consulting at the World Tunnel Congress 2016 in San Francisco


26 Apr 2016

San Francisco: Thomas Marcher will give a podium presentation at the Congress in the session “Future Projects” April 26th 2016. The manuscript “Espejo de Tarapacá - an innovative pumped hydro storage facility in Chile with many challenges from a rock mechanical point of view.” The manuscript will be published in the WTC 2016 Conference Proceedings.


Booth at the Christian Veder Colloquium 2016


31 Mar 2016

We look forward to welcome you on our exhibition stand at the CVK 2016 in Graz on the 31st of March and 1st of April.


SKAVA consulting at the symposium EUROCK 2015 „Future Development of Rock Mechanics“ during the 64th Geomechanics Colloquim in Salzburg 2015


8 Nov 2015

Salzburg: at the ISRM Regional Symposium EUROCK 2015 „Future Development of Rock Mechanics“, which is to be held in conjunction with the 64th Geomechanics Colloquium in Salzburg, Thomas Marcher presents the paper “Valhalla - Innovative pumped hydro storage facilities in Chile – Challenges from a rock mechanical point of view”.

Our contribution has been selected to be published in the Journal ‘Geomechanics and Tunnelling’ of the Austrian Society for Geomechanics. The journal is published by Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, a member of the John Wiley Company.

Issue 5 (volume 8, October 2015) will be a special one featuring selected contributions of EUROCK 2015.


SKAVA consulting at the Workshop “Design practices for the 21st Century” during the 64th Geomechanics Colloquium in Salzburg 2015


7 Nov 2015

Salzburg: at the ISRM Regional Symposium EUROCK 2015 „Future Development of Rock Mechanics“, which is to be held in conjunction with the 64th Geomechanics Colloquium in Salzburg, Thomas Marcher presents the topic “Special Aspects for Water Tunnels and Caverns”, which contains the presentation of the draft guidelines of the ÖGG:

  • Guideline for design of water tunnels.
  • Guideline for design of underground caverns

SKAVA consulting ZT-GmbH at the Colloquium:


20 Aug 2015

Kartause Mauerbach bei Wien: beim Fachgespräch 2015 „… zum physischen Schutz des archäologischen Erbes“, organisiert durch die Abteilung für Archäologie des Bundesdenkmalamtes, referiert Thomas Marcher am 20.8.2015 zum Thema “Gräberfeld Vomp: von der Bodenuntersuchung zum Geotechnischen Gründungskonzept”.

Die Beiträge des Fachgesprächs „… zum physischen Schutz des archäologischen Erbes“ werden in der Publikationsreihe „Fundberichte aus Österreich/Tagungsbände (FÖTag)“ veröffentlicht.


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