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Details and Benefits of a Design-Phase Pile Test Program

by Ben White, P.E. An intensive design-phase pile test program saved significant time and money on the I-480 Valley View Bridge project near Cleveland, Ohio. The design-build team of Walsh Construction and CH2M (now Jacobs) developed the pile load test program and contracted GRL to perform the testing and analysis. […]

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Flare Tip Replacement at D-Island

The main development in Kazakhstan’s Kashagan field is D-Island, a structure built on recovered land that typically outputs 340,000 barrels per day. Due to reaching the end of its service life, both its flare tips required replacement. This work was to be carried out during a tight shutdown window. Ersai […]

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Lock in Sint-Baafs-Vijve equipped with SFT Donut Fenders

The contractors THV Artes Depret – Franki formed a temporary partnership to construct the new lock in Sint-Baafs-Vijve in West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Becoming part of Europe’s largest inland waterway network called Canal Seine Nord Europe vividly illustrates its importance. Moreover, the 107 kilometers will connect the Seine and Scheldt Rivers and facilitate inland waterway transport. […]

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SFT Fenders Protect New Berth in Tórshavn, Faroer Island

Tórshavn, the Faroe Islands’ largest and busiest port, was facing limited operational space in 2016 and the container traffic was about to outgrow capacity in the near future. It was time to act. Therefore, the Port of Tórshavn and the local entrepreneur J&K Petersen signed the largest harbor expansion ever taken […]

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Foundation Piles for the Elbtower Reach Record Depth

Hamburg is setting new standards in urban design and sustainability with Europe’s biggest inner-city development project to date. Since 2001, the HafenCity district, which is close to the historic Speicherstadt area, has been a project of superlatives. Built on a former harbor and industrial area covering a total of 157 […]

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KLEMM Drilling Rig Anchors Mixed-Use Development

A KLEMM KR 807-7G Drilling Rig worked discretely in the shadows of a shoring wall on a busy jobsite traversed by heavy equipment in the budding metropolis of Tysons Corner, Virginia. Berkel & Company Contractors had already installed six tieback anchors before lunch on this picture-perfect morning in late April […]