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APE Drilling’s Texas piling facility opens for guests from U.S., Canada and Mexico

By Jesse DuBord We felt excited to see our APE Piling plant come to life like never before. For the first time ever we opened the doors of our pile manufacturing facility to the public, and invited guests from across the Americas to join us in a festive and fun…

Retrievable Extensometers and Pile Load Testing

Conventional bored pile instrumentation for static load testing generally relies on strain gauges and tell-tales cast in the pile to measure axial loads and movements at various levels and at the pile toe. One drawback with this method is that the instrument locations need to be predetermined and the instruments…

Screw piles and light structures: no brainer for Canadians 

 By Stan Higgins, Postech Screw Piles Winnipeg  The screw pile industry markets hard that screw piles are cheaper than concrete. The truth is that screw piles can be used for a wide range of projects and, depending on the soil characteristics, they aren’t always cheaper.  However, here is a bold…

The little big rig

Even in tough times, top brands never betray the expectations. Combining renowned Italian creativity with technological excellence, Soilmec has 50 years of know-how to face international market challenges. Soilmec has recently updated one of its most successful models, the SR-45 hydraulic drilling rig. Powered by Cummins, the SR-45 has been…