Category Archives: Features

Brextor – a quantum leap in pile head processing

Authors: A. Portmann Due to increased dense construction and building in exposed locations, pile foundations continue to gain in importance. Previous pile-heading methods involve risks that can be avoided with the newly developed Brextor method. Bored piles & previous processing methods The world is becoming increasingly crowded. The annual population…

Junttan showcasing sustainable solutions at bauma 2022

Kuopio, Finland, September 20th, 2022 33rd Edition of the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, bauma 2022, will take place October 24–30, 2022 at the Trade Fair Center Messe München, Germany. Junttan will be exhibiting at bauma 2022 for the 13th time. This time Junttan is showcasing its latest…

Keller North America performs its first O-pile project in Canada

Keller, the world’s leader in geotechnical solutions, announces the completion of its first interlocking pipe pile (O-pile) system for Alamos Island Gold Mine in Dubreuilville, Ontario.  When the Gold Mine encountered unexpected ground conditions at the proposed site for their tailings dam expansion, a 40-metre (131-foot) long cut-off wall was…

Nucor Skyline’s HZ-M king pile wall a cost-effective solution at Port of Trois-Rivières

By Janet M. Himstead, Nucor Skyline The Port of Trois-Rivières is a large multi-modal facility that combines sea, rail, and road. The port serves both domestic and international markets from its location on the north bank of the St. Lawrence River, where it meets the St. Maurice River, about halfway…