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What to do when you can’t hit required torque?

Ashland sits in the foothills of the Siskiyou and Cascade mountain ranges in southwest Oregon. A remedial repair on a 10-year-old, 2-story home was needed, along with new construction piles for an addition being built....

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What to do when you can’t hit required torque?

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Sustainable Foundations for Sustainable Building Projects

Sustainable Foundations for Sustainable Building Projects

In the Scott’s Addition Historic Districtin Richmond VA, a once thriving industrial area of the...

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Vertical Cut Next to Existing Concrete Foundation Wall [Case Study]

Vertical Cut Next to Existing Concrete Foundation Wall [Case Study]

A local town pump in Helena, Montana needed to expand the convenience store, which involved a...

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Improved Foundations for Rail Industry

Improved Foundations for Rail Industry

Nearly all modern-day railroads have some form of signaling system that provide lighted aspects...

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Family Matters: Make Memories, Not Concrete

Family Matters: Make Memories, Not Concrete

Although concrete is ubiquitous in construction, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s always the best...

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New Construction Foundation with Grouted Helical Piles in Constrained Site

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...

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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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