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CERTIFICATES AND ACCREDITATIONS

Certified Engineers

 

KÜHN Geoconsulting® GmbH constantly trains its team in all areas of geotechnical services in order to remain at the cutting edge in terms of knowledge.

Training courses and further education are an integral part of our corporate culture. The motivation to expand our expertise even further is a result of our commitment to manage our projects, analyses and evaluations with the best solutions, using state-of-the-art technology and case law. The following list contains evidence of our certifications and further education completed by our staff.

In order to see our sepcial qualifications in each department, simply click on one of the categories below to find a list of the associated qualifications:

 

 

Contaminated Sites

  • Asbestos: demolition, remediation and maintenance work
  • Sampling of solid waste according to LAGA PN 98
  • Sampling of waste according to LAGA M 20
  • Expertise in safety and health protection for work and contaminated areas in accordance with DGUV regulation 101-004 (previously: BGR 128)
  • Eng. Jörg Kimich: Person-certified expert for dismantling contaminated sites and geothermal energy. DIN EN ISO/IEC 17024:2012
  • Technical training course according to TRGS 524 – Working in contaminated areas
  • Course for the acquisition of expertise in safety and health at work in contaminated areas
  • Safety and health protection at work in contaminated areas according to BGR 128, Annex 6 B (building pollutants)
  • Expertise in sampling waste in accordance with LAGA PN 98
  • Technical certificate of the company representative for waste
  • Training on the application of the electronic waste verification procedure and the electronic signature

 

Demolition

  • Eng. Jörg Kimich: Person-certified expert for dismantling contaminated sites and geothermal energy. DIN EN ISO/IEC 17024:2012
  • Certified planner for building biology
  • Safety and health protection at work in contaminated areas according to BGR 128, Annex 6 B (building pollutants)
  • Course for the acquisition of expertise for demolition and remediation of asbestos products according to TRGS 519, Annex 3
  • Asbestos and concrete restoration – new future perspectives for concrete repair companies
  • Forum – Asbestos – Expertise up-to-date
  • „Building biology and aspects of indoor pollution.“
  • Pollutant load in indoor areas recording and remediation
  • Training on the application of the electronic waste verification procedure and the electronic signature
  • Technical certificate of the company representative for waste
  • Safety and health protection coordinator (SiGE coordinator) according to construction site ordinance

 

Subsoil

  • Geol. Stefan Oesinghaus: Participation at the event „Award Day 2018“ of the Ingenieurkammer-Bau NRW
  • Geol. Stefan Oesinghaus: Person-certified expert for subsoil, earth and foundation engineering. DIN EN ISO/IEC 17024:2012
  • Geotechnics Day 2017 „Geotechnics – Interaction of Research and Practice
  • Safety and health protection coordinator (SiGE coordinator) according to construction site ordinance
  • Interaction of subsoil and building structure
  • PLAXIS-Workshops: Slope stability, Deep excavation in clay/Urban environment, 3D Pile Modelling, Material Models
  • Soil treatment with binders according to TP BF-StB Part B11.1, B11.2 and B 11.3
  • RuhrGeo Day 2012: „Inner-city tunnel construction and special foundation engineering
  • RuhrGeo Day 2013 „excavations and groundwater
  • Civil Engineering Congress as part of DEUBAU 2010
  • Underground construction in our cities – New construction of the underground railway Wehrhahn Line
  • Testing of aggregates
  • General Terms and Conditions for the Execution of Construction Work in Accordance with VOB/B (German Construction Contract Procedures)
  • Innovations in VOB/C – Soil classes become homogeneous areas
  • Construction Procurement Law Safe tendering and awarding 2007
  • The challenge of subsoil: from preliminary design to execution
  • Building on good ground – The dimensioning of foundations according to the new generation of standards
  • Subsoil improvement in geotechnics
  • Injections with ultra-fine binders in geotechnics
  • Bored piles, driven piles, vibrating, tamping and injection columns
  • Compaction in earthworks and road construction
  • Detecting, avoiding and repairing damage to concrete floors
  • Expert Workshop „Cracks in Buildings – Damage Analysis and Remediation“
  • Damage analysis and rehabilitation of foundations and concrete floors
  • Earthworks symposium – Current developments in geotechnics
  • Technical regulations and test methods in earthworks (e.g. ZTVE-StB 94)
  • Canal construction in open construction method – Selected aspects of professional construction execution
  • The new recommendations for the design and calculation of earth bodies with geosynthetic reinforcement (EBGEO)
  • Information and Lecture Conference on Plastics in Geotechnics FS-KGEO 2009
  • Plastics in geotechnics
  • Nuremberg exchange of information and experience on pipe jacking
  • Pipe crossing in pipe jacking and related methods

 

Hydrogeology

  • Architecture Symposium 2017 (waterproofing standards DIN 18533 and DIN 18534, waterproofing of buildings in contact with the ground, waterproofing of interiors)
  • Basic course for water protection officers
  • Proof of technical qualification as a water protection officer
  • Technical qualification for company officers for water protection
  • Training course flood retention basin
  • RuhrGeo Day 2013 „excavations and groundwater“
  • The new DWA-A 139 „Installation and testing of waste water pipes and sewers“
  • Groundwater lowering systems – Planning – Calculation – Execution – Impact
  • Sealing instead of lowering in foundation engineering and hydraulic engineering
  • Infiltration systems for rainwater and rainwater utilisation systems
  • Rainwater seepage
  • Land drainage systems
  • The land drainage system
  • road drainage
  • Cleaning capacity and operational stability of small sewage treatment plants
  • Securing of dams, dikes and dams

 

Geothermal Energy

  • Eng. Jörg Kimich: Person-certified expert for dismantling contaminated sites and geothermal energy. DIN EN ISO/IEC 17024:2012
  • Geothermal energy – geothermal probes module 1: standardization, regulations, approvals, qualification, funding opportunities
  • Geothermal energy – geothermal probes module 2: design, mode of operation, layout of heat pump systems and geothermal probes, probe technology
  • Geothermal energy – geothermal probes module 3: drilling and installation technology
  • Geothermal energy – geothermal probes module 4: Backfilling and connection work
  • Geothermal Energy – Geothermal Probes Module 5: Thermal Response Test
  • Expert for environmental technologies
  • Basic training course for immission control officers
  • Use of renewable energies Heat pumps and geothermal energy

 

Digital Communication/GIS (Geographic Information Systems)

  • Digital machining processes – Digital communication
  • Modellierung von Gebäudeinformationen 2017
  • ArcGIS 9.2 (introductory course part 1 and 2)
  • OpenGIS – Introduction to QuantiumGIS (QGIS)
  • Unstructured networks in FEFLOW 7.0
  • Finite elements in geotechnics
  • AutoCAD 2002 Basics

 

Measurement Technology

  • Fundamentals of sound immission measurements
  • Defects in buildings as a result of faulty object and supporting structure planning
  • Measuring within the building industry
  • Building on good subsoil – The dimensioning of foundations according to the new generation of standards
  • Building Information Modeling 2017
  • Fundamentals of sound immission measurements
  • Geobrugg RUVOLUM® Workshop 2017

 

Special Certifications

  • Dipl.-Geol. Peter Hollmann: Consulting Engineer – Member of the Chamber of Engineers- Construction Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • Dipl.-Geol. Stefan Oesinghaus: Consulting Engineer – Member of the Chamber of Engineers- Construction Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • Dipl.-Geol. Gero Kühn: Consulting Engineer – Member of the Chamber of Engineers- Construction Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • Expert Forum 2010 for Lawyers, Judges and Experts „Decision on Evidence – The boundary between law and technology“
  • Expert Forum 2012 for Lawyers, Judges and Experts „Copyright and Social Media – Opportunities and Risks for the Publicly Appointed Expert“
  • Expert Forum 2013 for lawyers, judges and experts „The expert: Extended arm of the judge or game ball of the litigants?
  • Expert Forum 2014 for lawyers, judges and experts „Is the independent evidence procedure still up-to-date?
  • Expert Forum 2016 for Lawyers, Judges and Experts „Extrajudicial Dispute Resolution Procedures“.
  • Expert Forum 2017 for Lawyers, Judges and Experts „Liability of Experts with Special Consideration of Component Opening“.
  • The expert in out-of-court dispute resolution
  • Compact Seminar for the Introduction to Expert Activities
  • Liability and insurance cover for architects and engineers
  • Verdingungsordnung für freiberufliche Leistungen der Architekten und Ingenieure (VOF) (Procurement Rules for Freelance Services of Architects and Engineers)
  • Basic Course Filter Technology
  • QM Representative (TAR) (Industry)
  • Relevant norms and rules in landscape architecture
  • Landscape architect

 

Learn more about our company and our reference projects.



50 years
in the market

KÜHN Geoconsulting® GmbH is an independent consulting firm that has been active in the fields of subsoil consulting and remediation of contaminated sites for more than 50 years.


engineering quota
74%

With an engineering quota of 74 percent and a workforce of over 50 long-standing employees, we are in a position to serve even major projects reliably, on time and to the highest quality standards.


experience from 22.500 orders

With the experience from more than 22,500 orders, from single-family homes to high-rise office buildings, our employees develop professional, customer- and practice-oriented solutions.


Certified
engineers

Certifications and further training are an integral part of our corporate culture, so that you always receive the best state-of-the-art solutions from us.


Excellent
References

Companies for which we have already completed projects and orders and who place their trust in us are HochTief, Deutsche Leasing, Vodafon or the city of Cologne. This is only a small selection. Feel free to ask us for further references.

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