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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…

DFI to host Helical Piles and Tiebacks Seminar in Montreal

Deep Foundations Institute’s (DFI) Helical Piles and Tiebacks Committee is hosting a one-day seminar on the detailed design, application and installation of helical piles and tiebacks for new construction and rehabilitation. The seminar is being held in Montreal, Que. in mid-September. Seminar topics include axial, lateral, uplift, seismic, cyclic and…

APE Drilling takes on the big apple with its Geo-Exchange System

APE recently teamed up with Lita Construction to install 22 each 7.625″ diameter pile at a 40′ depth to support a 19′-6″ tall cantilevered retaining wall. This wall was constructed in efforts to expand the usable square footage of a residential lot over looking the East River. American Piledriving Equipment…

APE is bringing virtual reality to ConExpo 2017

American Piledriving Equipment Inc. (APE) been working closely with Ziaphos, a visual media production agency, to bring foundation construction into the digital age. virtual reality, or VR, has made a stunning re-emergence into the market last year. APE’s innovative team has taken this cutting edge technology and produced two exciting VR experiences…