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Piers and Piles and Anchors, oh my!

Piers and Piles and Anchors, oh my!

Sometimes used interchangeably, helical foundations are known by many names. Some common names...

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What to do when the soil is too dense or rocky for helical piles

What to do when the soil is too dense or rocky for helical piles

Whether you are trying to build in the dense rock of Charleston, West Virginia or Denver, Colorado...

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New Home Construction: Helical Pile vs Driven Concrete Pile Foundation

New Home Construction: Helical Pile vs Driven Concrete Pile Foundation

This high-end home was constructed in loose, sandy soil with a high-water table, requiring a deep...

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Long-Lasting Foundation Solution for New Home Construction

Long-Lasting Foundation Solution for New Home Construction

Located in south central Michigan, Iyopawa Island is home to a nine-hole golf course surrounded by...

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Helical Anchors: An efficient and eco-friendly alternative to traditional mushroom, deadweight, and pile anchors.

Helical Anchors: An efficient and eco-friendly alternative to traditional mushroom, deadweight, and pile anchors.

An early use for helical anchors in marine environments was to secure oil pipelines to the ocean...

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Understanding and Conducting Helical Pile Load Tests

Understanding and Conducting Helical Pile Load Tests

There is no better way to guarantee the capacity of a pile than to conduct a load test.While...

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What to do when you can’t hit required torque

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...

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Best Eco-Friendly Foundations for Sustainable Building Projects

Best Eco-Friendly 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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