Piling Canada Magazine

The Premier Publication of Canada's Piling Industry

  1. Soilmec NA: 15 years in Canada and a light year’s worth of advancements
  2. < li>A Year Gone By li>From the Pile – Company announcements, key events and other news important to Canada’s deep foundation construction industry li>The TIP is Tops li>IN CANADA FOR 15 YEARS – Soilmec brought the first European-style drilling rig to the Canadian underground construction market 15 years ago, in 1998. Today, there are around 325 Soilmec rigs in use across Canada. Some people might call us “pioneers,” but we simply consider ourselves to be the deliverers of the best available technology to our customers. li>Rock Solid – Crews handle variety of tough conditions on remote power line project – Drilling 67-foot shafts and installing large-diameter caissons into solid rock can be a challenge for even the most skilled drilling contractor. Doing so in an extremely remote location nearly 400 kilometres (250 miles) from the nearest town as winter weather quickly encroaches adds a new level of complexity. Steep cliffs, demanding soil conditions and limited equipment repair services meant the project team was forced to adjust the project’s trajectory on the fly. Without cell coverage, crews communicated with each other and the concrete li>Towering Above – Liebherr’s various divisions breaking ground all over the world – By Jill Harris, Piling Canada – Introduction – At the end of October, Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH invited me to attend their annual Liebherr Information Tour for the International Construction Trade Press. The event took place over the course of a few days in Germany and France, with about 40 participants from 13 different countries from the around the world. Piling Canada was the only Canadian publication represented. li>PROBLEM-SOLVING People – Crux Subsurface, Inc. takes an active role in innovation li>On the WATERFRONT – As part of the Halifax Shipyard modernization program, Irving Equipment is rebuilding the Pier 6 Wharf, where Canada’s next generation of warships and arctic patrol vessels are slated to be built li>Augering Upward – When you have to get below ground, Jeffrey Machine is tops in tools li>The Market Leader – Solutions-based company Structal-Bridges goes above and beyond li>FAST-TRACKING TEAM DEVELOPMENT – Why it’s important to ensure cohesion amongst your crew – By Barbara Bowes, Legacy Bowes Group li>FAST-TRACKING TEAM DEVELOPMENT – Why it’s important to ensure cohesion amongst your crew – By Barbara Bowes, Legacy Bowes Group