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Digging deep to reach new heights: Deep foundation work underway on German Airbus Defence and Space technology centre

Foundation work has begun for the construction of the Integrated Technology Centre in Immenstaad am Bodensee, Germany, an extension of the Airbus defence and Space plant. The contracted deep foundation company, Kurt Motz Baubetriebsgesellschaft GmbH & Co., is using two Liebherr drilling rigs, an LB 28-320 and LB 36-410. The…

Innovation through challenges: how one company is making do in small spaces

A London, England-based team of engineers and consultants has come up with an innovative piled raft foundation solution for construction sites too tight to fit a piling rig — a method that could be used in urban areas around the world. Walsh has overcome a number of challenges with a…

DFI to host Helical Piles and Tiebacks Seminar in Montreal

Deep Foundations Institute’s (DFI) Helical Piles and Tiebacks Committee is hosting a one-day seminar on the detailed design, application and installation of helical piles and tiebacks for new construction and rehabilitation. The seminar is being held in Montreal, Que. in mid-September. Seminar topics include axial, lateral, uplift, seismic, cyclic and…

APE Drilling takes on the big apple with its Geo-Exchange System

APE recently teamed up with Lita Construction to install 22 each 7.625″ diameter pile at a 40′ depth to support a 19′-6″ tall cantilevered retaining wall. This wall was constructed in efforts to expand the usable square footage of a residential lot over looking the East River. American Piledriving Equipment…