Category Archives: Industry News

Innovation through challenges: how one company is making do in small spaces

A London, England-based team of engineers and consultants has come up with an innovative piled raft foundation solution for construction sites too tight to fit a piling rig — a method that could be used in urban areas around the world. Walsh has overcome a number of challenges with a…

Ten years of Liebherr in Dubai: NSCC strengthens its position with further deep foundation machines

This year marks a big milestone for the Liebherr subsidiary in Dubai. At the end of March 2017, Liebherr celebrated its 10th anniversary in the largest city in the United Arab Emirates. On the occasion, the local deep foundation company NSCC took receipt of its new Liebherr drilling rig type…

Almita Piling acquires assets of Ancora Metalworks Inc. 

Almita Piling, based in Edmonton, Alta., has acquired certain manufacturing assets of Ancora Metalworks Inc. in Guelph, Ont. The move, which was finalized in fall 2016, advances Almita’s presence in the Ontario marketplace.  “This strategic move has resulted in the addition of a fully equipped and fully staffed manufacturing facility…

DFI to host Helical Piles and Tiebacks Seminar in Montreal

Deep Foundations Institute’s (DFI) Helical Piles and Tiebacks Committee is hosting a one-day seminar on the detailed design, application and installation of helical piles and tiebacks for new construction and rehabilitation. The seminar is being held in Montreal, Que. in mid-September. Seminar topics include axial, lateral, uplift, seismic, cyclic and…