INSTANTEL PARTNERS WITH BRÜEL & KJÆR TO PROVIDE NOISE & VIBRATION MONITORING SERVICES TO THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Large infrastructure construction projects take several years to complete and are often located within built-up areas. This can give rise to significant noise and vibration nuisance which, if left unmanaged, can lead to project delays and significantly increased costs.  Importantly, excessive vibration from pile driving and other construction activities can…

Drilling Across the Beauharnois Canal: BAUER Foundations Canada

When Nouvelle Autoroute 30 CJV S.E.N.A. was entrusted with the extension of Highway 30, which will relieve traffic congestion in the Montreal area by provining an alternate route via a southern bypass road, they required a bridge over the St. Lawrence Seaway at the Beauharnois Canal.  This new two-lane-divided Beauharnois…

Small Holes, Big Results: Best Practices for Optimizing Microdrilling Potential

By Dario Corso and Mike Abruzzo Stabilizing one of many tunnels on the high-speed rail line between Bologna and Florence, Italy. Microdrilling equipment is incredibly versatile—and can solve many underground construction challenges that traditional drilling equipment cannot. Today’s advanced microdrilling equipment offers contractors the ability to achieve higher production rates…

The Halibut Point Marine Multi-Use Dock in Sitka, Alaska: Con-Tech Systems Ltd.

This project consisted of five breasting dolphins and two mooring dolphins. The ground conditions made it impossible for the 36-inch diameter piling to be driven to the depth required for adequate loading. Therefore, the piling had to be anchored to bedrock on the ocean floor. CTS Materials used: Breasting Dolphins…