Category Archives: Industry News

Perfect Pair Up – Camille Blais et Fils chooses Selix and MDT For the Turcot Reconstruction Project

The Turcot Interchange is located on the Island of Montreal south-west of downtown in the Montreal-Ouest and Westmount area. The highway interchange was built in 1967 and after 41 years of service the infrastructures are in poor condition and it is time for reconstruction. The interchange is a major passenger…

With a Twist – IHC FUNDEX Equipment offers new techniques for the Canadian market.

If you look at the ground conditions in the countries along the coast in the Nord of Europe, it is not strange that a lot of innovative pile systems are coming from these areas. Due to the competition in the foundation industry it is always a challenge to come up…

Righting the Costa Concordia – Creating a stabilization and holdback system for the ship.

More than a year after the Costa Concordia cruise liner ran aground and capsized off the coast of Tuscany, salvagers have righted the cruise ship during a complex, 600 million euro ($800 million USD) engineering project and will tow the vessel from Giglio Island on which it rested. But before…

Water-based pile driver aces trial

A consortium has wrapped up trials in the Netherlands of a new offshore pile driving technology that uses water and is claimed to be quieter and more cost-effective than conventional techniques. Development trio Fistuca, Van Oord and TNO put the  patented Blue Piling Technology through its paces at Van Oord’s…