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Take Matters (into your own hands): Grouted Helical Pile Case Study

Challenge Accepted: A pedestrian bridge abutment that could handle the load of a 20,000 lb. vehicle. The project specifications required the abutment to be built 24 feet above existing railroad tracks behind a precast...

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Take Matters (into your own hands): Grouted Helical Pile Case Study

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Limited Access Remediation Accomplished with Custom Installing Unit

Limited Access Remediation Accomplished with Custom Installing Unit

Built in 1852, the Monticello High School (also known as the Jefferson Academy and Jefferson County...

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High Capacity Grouted Piles in Limited Access Application

High Capacity Grouted Piles in Limited Access Application

Complex Soil Counts Soil borings are important! Borings revealed that site had a soft layer of sand...

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Naval Station Mayport Missile Magazine Replacements [Case Study]

Naval Station Mayport Missile Magazine Replacements [Case Study]

Located on the Atlantic coast near Jacksonville, Florida, Naval Station Mayport was commissioned in...

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Size Matters: Big or Small, Helical Piles get the Job Done

Size Matters: Big or Small, Helical Piles get the Job Done

One of the clear advantages to helical piles is their size. Anyone familiar with the technology...

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Construction Company Benefits from Certified Installer Training

Construction Company Benefits from Certified Installer Training

As CHANCE® distributors, helping our installers become CHANCE Certified Installers is important....

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Using Helical Piles for Earthquake Remediation

Using Helical Piles for Earthquake Remediation

In September 2010, a 7.1 Mw earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand, followed by a second six...

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The Difference Between Serviceability and Capacity of Helical Piles

The Difference Between Serviceability and Capacity of Helical Piles

The best place to start with a discussion of the difference between serviceability and capacity of...

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Seismic Zone Foundation System

Seismic Zone Foundation System

The proposed expansion of the BoDean Company Asphalt Plant, located on two acres in Santa Rosa,...

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Safety Matters: Tips for Contractors Working Outdoors in Summer Heat

Safety Matters: Tips for Contractors Working Outdoors in Summer Heat

Once again, summertime is here. Some get the summertime blues and others have a blast. Either way,...

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Temporary Shoring System Options with Examples

Temporary Shoring System Options with Examples

There are many options when it comes to temporary shoring: the support of soil that would otherwise...

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Water Tank Support [Case Study]

Water Tank Support [Case Study]

A 120,000 gallon water tank installation on alluvial soil for a middle school in Touchet,...

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Mine Subsidence Repair [Case Study]

Mine Subsidence Repair [Case Study]

A new house was constructed in West Virginia, but within a year it was clear that one corner of the...

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Are you kidding me? The versatility of helical piles and applications that will surprise you.

Are you kidding me? The versatility of helical piles and applications that will surprise you.

It never ceases to amaze me how many of those in the foundation business believe helical piles are...

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