Nathan Thompson is a Project Development Engineer for GeoStabilization’s Intermountain West Territory. After earning a BS degree in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky, Nathan obtained a MS degree in geotechnical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He has seven years of experience providing geotechnical and civil engineering services focused on the investigation, design, and construction oversight for infrastructure and mining projects. Nathan’s recent infrastructure experience focused on geotechnical challenges related to slope stabilization, rockfall hazard reduction, rock anchor design, and deep foundations in the Intermountain West Region. In the mining sector, Nathan developed and implemented tailings management solutions for US and international mining operations. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Colorado and Wyoming. Nathan enjoys spending time with family, fly fishing and hiking, skiing, and watching college sports.
A variation of karst sinkhole grouting is the grouting of mined coal seams and workings located below existing infrastructure that exhibit the potential to propagate to the surface and cause sinkholes and/or subsidence.