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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…

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…