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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…

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…

Pile Driving Vibrations and Building Damage

Under unfavorable conditions, the installation of piles or sheet piles can cause damage to buildings or other structures on the ground. Frequently, such damage is attributed to vibrations of the building itself. Many countries have national or international standards for assessing the risk of vibration damage to buildings. Since these…

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…