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New Construction Foundation with Grouted Helical Piles in Constrained Site

Because of the ability to transfer the structure load to deep, stable soils, engineers are increasingly relying on helical piles for new construction applications. In the case of this new condominium construction, the...

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New Construction Foundation with Grouted Helical Piles in Constrained Site

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Explaining IRC Residential Building Code Provisions in ESR-2794

Explaining IRC Residential Building Code Provisions in ESR-2794

The International Residential Code (IRC) Provisions in ESR-2794 include CHANCE® helical pile...

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PROOF MATTERS: Using Terzaghi’s Equation in Foundation Design

PROOF MATTERS: Using Terzaghi’s Equation in Foundation Design

Prove it. Compared to other deep foundation technologies, CHANCE helical piles have the advantage...

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The 2 Questions a Helical Pile Engineer Will Ask

The 2 Questions a Helical Pile Engineer Will Ask

It is very important to consider both the site subsurface soils and the applied loads when...

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Earth Matters: Sustainable Foundation for EV Charging Stations

Earth Matters: Sustainable Foundation for EV Charging Stations

Whether you’re for them or against them, electric vehicles (EVs) have been a hot topic in recent...

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Helical Tieback Anchors Used to Reinforce Soldier Pile Wall

Helical Tieback Anchors Used to Reinforce Soldier Pile Wall

Major renovations to Rickards High School in Tallahassee, Florida included two new classroom...

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

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....

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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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