Anchor rig drilling soil nails

The things we (and you) should ask when Preparing and Evaluating a Shoring Bid

By Joseph Nixon, PE / July 16, 2019

Common questions we ask ourselves when preparing a shoring bid: 1.Have we clearly communicated the scope of work included in our shoring bid proposal? 2.Will the ground water table cause trouble? 3.How deep is rock? 4.Open hole drilling or casing? 5.Are there reasons to expect drilling obstructions? 6.Can sloping be used to avoid utilities and/or reduce…

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Micropile Foundations – Are they a good fit for this project?

By Jeffrey W. Coonse, PE / February 26, 2019

Micropile Foundations Is this project a good fit for micropiles? This is a question that I’m asked quite often.  Micropiles are an excellent deep foundation option to solve two common problems – difficult ground conditions or limited access. What are Micropiles? Let’s start with a brief description.  A micropile is a drilled and grouted replacement…

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Duke University East Campus Dorm Driven Soil Nail Wall

Why you should use driven soil nails.

By Jeffrey W. Coonse, PE / September 10, 2018
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