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Piling Ahead – How involving contractors early could save your project

When Air Products Canada Limited had to engineer a solution for the foundation piles on their Hydrogen facility in Fort Saskatchewan, the soft, sandy sub-surface soil conditions on site created a big challenge for the design team. With the proposed start date for piling getting closer and potentially forcing them…

ROC Equipment – On the Cutting Edge of Drilled Shaft Technology

ROC Equipment is on the cutting edge of drilled shaft technology. As the sole North American distributor for BUMA CE CO., LTD, ROC sells and rents casing oscillators, rotators, reverse circulation drilling machines (RCDs), digging and service cranes, complete drill spreads, sectional casing, section tremie pipe, and all other support…

Pile Driving Vibrations and Building Damage

Under unfavorable conditions, the installation of piles or sheet piles can cause damage to buildings or other structures on the ground. Frequently, such damage is attributed to vibrations of the building itself. Many countries have national or international standards for assessing the risk of vibration damage to buildings. Since these…