Mike Roberts to Manage New Pile Master Air Hammer Line for ECA Subsidiary

Mike Roberts has been hired by Foundation Hammers, LLC, a subsidiary of Equipment Corporation of America (ECA). As director of pile master products, he will be responsible for overseeing manufacturing; setting up a national dealer network for distribution, sales, and rental; and developing training programs for sales, service, and repair. Pile…

Very Deep Foundations at 181 Fremont in San Francisco – Part 1

By Kirk Ellison, Ph.D., P.E., G.E., Arup North America; Eric S. Lindquist, Ph.D., P.E., Brierley Associates; and Peter Faust, Dipl.-Ing. Malcolm Drilling Company (permission from Jay Paul Company) The 181 Fremont Tower is an iconic new, mixed-use high-rise in the dense urban setting of downtown San Francisco, California, that celebrated its…

ECA conducts first-ever BAUER Drilling Rig safety training

Equipment Corporation of America (ECA), a leading distributor of foundation construction equipment, held its first-ever BAUER OT-B Drilling Rig Operator’s Training from May 7-11 at its Coraopolis, Pa. headquarters. The course comes in the wake of the 100-year-old company being designated a regional training center for BAUER Foundation Equipment, a…

Keller has Canada covered

By combining the legacy, expertise, reach and capability of Geo-Foundations and Keller Canada, Keller is now unmatched coast-to-coast. Geo-Foundations has over 15 years of experience specialising in foundation support, ground improvement, and ground treatment projects. Geo-Foundations’ design-build services have provided comprehensive, cost-effective solutions to the most complex geotechnical challenges throughout…