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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…

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….

Fraser River Pile & Dredge: Company History 1911 — Present

A 100 year commitment to excellence in marine construction has seen Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. (FRPD) grow from a small, three-man partnership into a sophisticated construction and dredging operation equally at home on water or ashore. A century of contract experience in wharves, piers, docks, pile driving,…