Category Archives: Industry News

The little big rig

Even in tough times, top brands never betray the expectations. Combining renowned Italian creativity with technological excellence, Soilmec has 50 years of know-how to face international market challenges. Soilmec has recently updated one of its most successful models, the SR-45 hydraulic drilling rig. Powered by Cummins, the SR-45 has been…

Helical (screw) pile foundations a solution for varying conditions  

Inland Screw Piling Ltd. has been engineering, manufacturing, and installing helical piles since 2007. We provide in-house fabrication out of a dedicated CWB-certified manufacturing shop located in Coaldale, Alta. An on-site high-definition CNC plasma table is used to cut helixes, and a customized hydraulic press with matching metal dies is…

Two now one: Northstar Sharps sees great success after amalgamation

If you are remotely involved in the Canadian construction industry, the names Northstar and Sharps Construction are names you would likely recognize and quite possibly have worked with in the past. Both companies have established themselves as reputable foundation specialists and each have excelled in diversifying themselves to provide services…

Digging deep to reach new heights: Deep foundation work underway on German Airbus Defence and Space technology centre

Foundation work has begun for the construction of the Integrated Technology Centre in Immenstaad am Bodensee, Germany, an extension of the Airbus defence and Space plant. The contracted deep foundation company, Kurt Motz Baubetriebsgesellschaft GmbH & Co., is using two Liebherr drilling rigs, an LB 28-320 and LB 36-410. The…