Category Archives: Industry News

Construction and Integrity Testing of the Drilled Shafts on Fremont

Malcolm Drilling installed the drilled shafts from the existing grade using a Bauer BG46 drill rig with a 263-ft (80.2 metre) long Kelly bar. Since the overburden soil layers consisted of loose manmade fill, including old wooden piles, and several sand lenses to depths of about 80 feet (24.4 metres), temporary…

ECA names service managers in U.S. and Canada

Equipment Corporation of America (ECA), a leading distributor of specialty foundation equipment, has named several service managers at its branches in the United States and Canada.  Chris McCune has been promoted to service manager at ECA Pittsburgh after working as a Service Technician at the branch since 2016. McCune’s background in…

ECA Promotes Sciortino to Northeast Regional Sales Manager

BEquipment Corporation of America (ECA), a leading distributor of specialty foundation equipment, has promoted Anthony Sciortino to Northeast Regional Sales Manager. He will manage all of the firm’s product lines in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.  Sciortino came to ECA when the company acquired New…

Pile Dynamics’ State of Practice: QA of Deep Foundations Workshop Take to the Great White North

Pile Dynamics, Inc. (PDI), the creators of the Pile Driving Analyzer® (PDA) and CAPWAP® signal matching software, have been traveling the Globe offering State of Practice: Quality Assurance of Deep Foundations workshops. These one-day workshops cover the latest in testing practices and technology for both driven and drilled foundations. Many…