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Soil Improvement: Methods to Enhance Soft Ground Conditions

View the complete article here. When designing and constructing a superstructure’s foundation, the enhancement of soft ground conditions can often eliminate the need for a deep foundation. Specialty contractors routinely improve the performance of the ground in situ by compacting, reinforcing, or fixing soil masses and particles. The following copy details […]

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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 […]