Category Archives: Industry News

Piledriving project a ‘significant step’ in Randle Reef cleanup

Environment Canada and the Hamilton Port Authority launched a structural test project Monday that will dig deep for information to help in the development of the proposed Randle Reef sediment remediation project. A structural test project that will dig deep for data to help in the development of the proposed…

INSTANTEL PARTNERS WITH BRÜEL & KJÆR TO PROVIDE NOISE & VIBRATION MONITORING SERVICES TO THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Large infrastructure construction projects take several years to complete and are often located within built-up areas. This can give rise to significant noise and vibration nuisance which, if left unmanaged, can lead to project delays and significantly increased costs.  Importantly, excessive vibration from pile driving and other construction activities can…

Drilling Across the Beauharnois Canal: BAUER Foundations Canada

When Nouvelle Autoroute 30 CJV S.E.N.A. was entrusted with the extension of Highway 30, which will relieve traffic congestion in the Montreal area by provining an alternate route via a southern bypass road, they required a bridge over the St. Lawrence Seaway at the Beauharnois Canal.  This new two-lane-divided Beauharnois…

Small Holes, Big Results: Best Practices for Optimizing Microdrilling Potential

By Dario Corso and Mike Abruzzo Stabilizing one of many tunnels on the high-speed rail line between Bologna and Florence, Italy. Microdrilling equipment is incredibly versatile—and can solve many underground construction challenges that traditional drilling equipment cannot. Today’s advanced microdrilling equipment offers contractors the ability to achieve higher production rates…