Category Archives: Industry News

Handover at Conexpo: From Las Vegas to Los Angeles

It is shown for the very first time at a trade fair: the HS 8200. The new duty cycle crawler crane stands for its all-rounder qualities and combines safety, performance and economy. At the first day of this years Conexpo Liebherr handed over the machine to customer Dragados USA, Inc….

“That was close!” Historical Bridge Turns into a Challenge

The renovation of a historical railway bridge calls for a spectacular assignment in Switzerland. What is so special about it? The challenges began even before a single metre was drilled for the deep foundations. “That was extremely close,” explains Adrien. He climbs out of the small fishing boat and sets…

Pile Dynamics, Inc. Introduces the Shaft Area Profile Evaluator (SHAPE)

Drilled shafts are rarely ideal cylinders, and irregularities in the shaft construction can affect shaft performance. PDI’s Shaft Area Profile Evaluator (SHAPE) offers quality control of shaft radius, volume, and verticality. SHAPE is a cost-effective quality assurance testing device used for deep foundations such as drilled shafts, bored piles, slurry…

Eglinton Crosstown: A new step in Toronto’s subway system

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT (light rail transit) Line project, the cornerstone of the overall C$8.4 billion investment, was announced in 2007 as part of the Transit City plan, which included the development and implementation of six other light rail lines across Toronto. The Eglinton Crosstown project is a 19 kilometres…