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Gary Matters: The Engineers Behind the Gray Matter

Gary Matters: The Engineers Behind the Gray Matter

March 4, 2022 is World Engineering Day, March is National Engineering Month in Canada, and the USA...

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5 Questions about Load Tests on Helical Piles [Answered]

5 Questions about Load Tests on Helical Piles [Answered]

Often, larger commercial projects will have load test requirements included in the specifications....

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Gray Matters: 110 Years of Wisdom Gained

Gray Matters: 110 Years of Wisdom Gained

As an industry leader, it’s important to us to share the lessons we’ve learned through research,...

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What Matters

What Matters

This year marks our 110th birthday and as we look forward to the New Year with renewed...

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Are you building on a solid foundation or living on borrowed time?

Are you building on a solid foundation or living on borrowed time?

If you are turning your head the other way when it comes to building your foundations on unstable...

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Helical Pile Equipment Maintenance Checklist

Helical Pile Equipment Maintenance Checklist

With the heavy construction season slowing down in the winter months, it is a good time to conduct...

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Streetlight Foundation Design Streamlined with Engineering Software

Streetlight Foundation Design Streamlined with Engineering Software

Streetlight foundation design seems complicated. How are the loads calculated? What affects...

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Torque Indicator Mounting Bolt Use and Compatibility Tips

Torque Indicator Mounting Bolt Use and Compatibility Tips

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Project Example – Using Helical Capacity Design Software for Helical Pile Foundation Bid

Project Example – Using Helical Capacity Design Software for Helical Pile Foundation Bid

We’re often asked by engineers and contractors how to bid helical pile foundations. This often...

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3 Advantages of Helical Tiebacks vs Conventional Grouted Tendon Methods

3 Advantages of Helical Tiebacks vs Conventional Grouted Tendon Methods

CHANCE® helical tiebacks are a pre-engineered mechanical anchoring system for permanent and...

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Deep Foundation “Feedback”: Valuable Early Data From The Jobsite

Deep Foundation “Feedback”: Valuable Early Data From The Jobsite

The Reality A recognized challenge for geotechnical engineers designing deep foundations is...

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…there’s more! Foundations of Capital “S” Sustainability

…there’s more! Foundations of Capital “S” Sustainability

A bit more obtuse than my last article, but definitely something to think about are the broader...

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“Foundations” of Sustainability

“Foundations” of Sustainability

For buildings and structures, material selection, energy conservation methods and good water...

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