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Placement and Design of Concrete in Drilled Shaft Construction: Part I

View complete article here. Constructing a drilled shaft foundation involves fabricating a reinforced concrete structure in position.  It is often an exceptionally challenging task, particularly when the job requires the concrete to be placed and reinforced underwater at depths exceeding 100 feet below the ground surface.  Given the necessity of […]

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Saving Money With Foundations Testing

View complete article here. In the previous issue I wrote an article on sustainability which concluded that, when it comes to foundations, sustainability is really a win-win situation. Whether sustainability is achieved by reusing an existing foundation, using fly ash instead of cement in the concrete, or applying additional testing […]