E-mobility for the employees of SKAVA consulting ZT GmbH
3 Sep 2022
The management of SKAVA consulting ZT GmbH invests in e-mobility: from personal e-scooters to e-cars: in addition to sustainable use for business trips, this is intended to increase the private mobility of our employees in Austria (for commuting, need for a second car by young families, etc.) in a cost-saving manner.
SKAVA consulting ZT GmbH introduces 4-days working week with full salary!
3 Sep 2022
The management of SKAVA consulting ZT GmbH is pleased to introduce a "4-days working week with full salary" for its employees in Austria from October 2022 onwards. We are taking this step to increase the work-life balance of our employees and to make our Austrian locations even more attractive.
SKAVA consulting ZT GmbH at the 5th Munich Tunnelling Symposium
8 Jul 2022
SKAVA's participation in the 5th Munich Tunnelling Symposium: BIM and Sustainability in Tunnel Construction
Presentation at the CVK Graz
28 and 29 Jun 2022
Presenters: Erich Saurer & Paul Herbst Article: Herbst, P, Lüftenegger R. & Saurer, E. (2022) Seenverlandung und Ihre Heraus-forderungen - Planung und konstruktive Umsetzung von Baugruben in weichen Ablagerungen Anhand von Beispielen in Seekirchen am Wallersee
Presentation at the EUROTUN, Bochum
22 to 24 Jun 2022
Publication and presentation by Mr. Maximiliano Vergara Saurer, E. & Vergara M. (2022) Applications of design strategies for sprayed concrete linings. Euro:Tun June 2022, Bochum.
Presentation at the VÖBU Seminar Geotechnical Challenges and their Management
7 Jun 2022
Presentation by Erich Saurer (SKAVA), Greinmeister (S-LINK) and Stoxreiter (IGT): S-Link Salzburg Geotechnical challenges in the underground extension of the regional urban railway.
AIM4MARS a new research project focusing on "Advanced Innovative Materials for Mars".
See details in News/R&D: AIM4MARS a research project funded by the programme "Tiroler Innovationsförderung" ofof Tyrol with the research partners Skava consulting ZT GmbH, the Institute for Construction and Material Sciences (University of Innsbruck) and the Austrian Space Forum (ÖWF).
SKAVA consulting ZT GmbH t the 3rd Young Members Symposium of the ÖGG
19 May 2022
Vienna: within the framework of the 3rd Young Members Symposium of the ÖGG, Ms Magdalana Sallinger will give a lecture on the topic "Challenges of planning and design in underground construction".
SKAVA consulting ZT GmbH at the 16. Tiroler Geotechniktag
6 May 2022
SKAVA's participation in the 16th Tiroler Geotechnik Tag
Thermal cavern storage: a new innovative research project with participation of Skava consulting ZT GmbH
See details in News/R&D: an FFG project in cooperation with the FH Upper Austria and the TU Graz
SKAVA consulting ZT GmbH at the ATC² symposium
2 Dez 2021
Innsbruck/Salzburg (online): Participation of SKAVA at the ATC² Symposium
SKAVA consulting ZT GmbH at the Geoforum in Umhausen
14 and 15 Okt 2021
Participation of SKAVA at the Geoforum in Umhausen
Exhibition stand at the Geomechanics Colloquium Salzburg
14 and 15 Okt 2021
We look forward to welcoming you to our exhibition stand at GMK 2021, which will take place in Salzburg on 14 and 15 October 2021.
SKAVA consulting beim 10. Stuttgarter Tunnelbaurechtsseminar
20 Jan 2021
Innsbruck (online): Teilnahme von SKAVA consulting ZT GmbH bei der Online-Veranstaltung 10. Stuttgarter Tunnelbaurechtsseminar
SKAVA consulting at the Minisymposium HSSR in Graz
27 Nov 2020
Graz (online): Christoph Pletzer will give a podium presentation at the congress. The manuscript " Plausibilisierung der Kohäsion in phyllitischem Material im niederen Spannungsbereich " will be published in the conference proceedings.
SKAVA ZT GmbH, New branch office Salzburg
1 Jul 2020
We moved into a bigger office:
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
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!
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 email@example.com 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.
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:
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".
1 Nov 2016
We moved our office in the same building!
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:
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.
2021/04: T&T article
2019/04: In die Landschaft modellieren
List of publications
We are always looking for creative, enthusiastic and innovative individuals who seek challenges and would like to contribute significantly to the success of our company.
Unsolicited applications in english to us, see Contactpage.
We would like to extend our team and looking for
- For our headquarter in Salzburg, a civil engineer (geotechnical/tunneling engineer) (m/f).
- For our headquarter in Innsbruck, an HTL graduate (m/f) with training in civil engineering as a technician/team assistant (m/f).
FFG Research Project Cavern Storage 2022-2023: Skava consulting ZT GmbH is a research partner in a FFG project. In cooperation with the FH Upper Austria and the Graz University of Technology, the production, effects and economic viability of large-scale heat storage facilities in solid rock for the intermediate storage and seasonal storage of heat in urban areas are being investigated. Details to follow…
AIM4MARS is a successfully acquired research project funded by the programme Tyrolean Innovation Promotion of the federal state Tyrol with the research partners Skava consulting ZT GmbH, the Institute for Construction and Material Sciences (University of Innsbruck) and the Austrian Space Forum (ÖWF). The research will focus on the topic: Advanced Innovative Materials for Mars. Skava consulting ZT GmbH will focus specifically on parameterisation and numerical modelling. Details to follow…