Hawthorne, N.J.: Almost 1,000 attendees from around the world joined DFI at its 42nd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, October 24-27, in New Orleans. The conference featured more than 75 technical presentations, 120+ exhibits of innovative products and services, technical committee and working group meetings, poster presentations, networking events and […]
Static load testing is used to evaluate the load resistance behavior of deep foundations prior to structure construction. Static Load Tests can be performed to validate foundation design assumptions regarding the axial compression or axial tension resistance provided by a deep foundation element, or its deflected shape under a lateral […]
This issue of Pile Buck features: – Seattle’s Waterfront Seawall Project – Differing Site Conditions: What is Type II? – Screw Displacement Piles – Best of Pile Buck Cartoons – Improving Dock at Kennedy Space Center – Plus Job Stories! Click here to view the issue!
How to dress your dredge pump for success Dredge pumps can be fitted out with a second outer pump casing. Up to now, this meant a large, heavy piece of steel. Pioneering research by Damen R&D engineers has resulted in a patented pump cover, which can be zipped onto your […]
NISKU, Alberta — Michels Canada received the inaugural CEPA Foundation Safety Award for its advancements in safety on transmission pipeline construction projects. The award is presented to a CEPA Foundation member company that demonstrates commitment, achievement and leadership in safety. “Michels’ progressive safety program focuses on our efforts to continuously […]
Pittsburgh, Pa: Equipment Corporation of America (ECA), a leading distributor of foundation construction equipment, recently promoted Toby Anderson to the position of Sales Engineer for North and South Carolina. Anderson had served as a Service Technician, working out of ECA’s Greensboro, North Carolina location since 2015. As Sales Engineer, Anderson will develop and […]
The Denso® North America line of self-priming sprayed applied coal tar epoxies and a coal tar epoxy alternative is used for the long-term corrosion protection of steel and concrete substrates against water, wastewater, seawater, alkaline water and acidic water corrosion. These high build two-part epoxies are designed to work in […]
Canton of Solothurn, Switzerland – State-of-the-art mixing and separation technology for more than 25 years now, with the best possible prospects of success even in complex and challenging projects – this is what MAT Mischanlagentechnik stands for. As part of the major Eppenberg Tunnel Project in the Swiss Canton of […]
Company to celebrate construction milestone for $21 million new facility in Olathe OLATHE, Kan. — Terracon announced it will be “Topping Out” the frame of its new headquarters at 11 a.m., Sept. 5 at its new building site on Ridgeview Avenue north of College Boulevard in Olathe. The milestone comes […]
Pile Buck has partnered with ConstructionRegistry.com to bring you THE BUCK: PILE BUCK 2018 Annual Directory for deep foundations and marine construction.