Tag Archives: construction

New issue of Soilmec Journal Available

The most recent issue of the Soilmec Journal is now available. Published twice a year by Soilmec S.p.A., the journal reports on international projects and important new Soilmec products and technology. This issue’s cover story describes developments in Copenhagen’s Cityringen Metro Project, one of Europe’s largest construction jobs, which will…

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…

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…

Bridging Pitkins Curve: Atlas Copco’s Symmetrix system is helping to bridge the gap at Pitkins Curve on California’s Highway 1.

By Scott Ellenbecker California’s State Route 1, often called Highway 1, is one of the most scenic routes in the world for its rugged beauty. However, the Big Sur coastline it follows is geologically active and unstable. Broken and weak rocks are covered with eroded soils highly prone to landslides….