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B.C. invests $59,000 in trades training to pile drivers Local 2404

The Province of British Columbia announced yesterday that it has invested, through the Industry Training Authority (ITA), $59,000 in the Pile Drivers, Divers, Bridge, Dock and Wharf Local Union 2404 for skills training seats in the piledriver and bridgeworker apprenticeship program. The investment will fund 52 piledriver and bridgeworker seats through…

Foundation Fix – Wolf Creek Dam project seeks to stop leaks far below the surface Pt. 1

When Kentucky’s Wolf Creek Dam was built in the 1940s, no one knew the extent of the troubles that lurked below the surface. Lacking the sophisticated tools and equipment that today allow for detailed evaluations of foundation conditions, Wolf Creek Dam’s original designers and builders felt certain that the cutoff…

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…

Bridging Pitkins Curve: Atlas Copco’s Symmetrix system is helping to bridge the gap at Pitkins Curve on California’s Highway 1.

By Scott Ellenbecker California’s State Route 1, often called Highway 1, is one of the most scenic routes in the world for its rugged beauty. However, the Big Sur coastline it follows is geologically active and unstable. Broken and weak rocks are covered with eroded soils highly prone to landslides….