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Geotechnical Frontiers 2017

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 is scheduled to take place March 12-15, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. Co-organized by Geo-Institute of ASCE and IFAI’s Geosynthetic Materials Association, it i s the third edition of this popular conference combining the biannual Geosynthetics and annual Geo-Congress events. Stop by Booth #422 to learn more about […]

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DFI 41st Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

DFI 41st Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

We look forward to seeing you at DFI’s 41st Annual Conference on Deep Foundations October 12-15. Chat with DuroTerra’s team at Booth #316. Check out a Technical Presentation featuring Ductile Iron Piles on October 14 at 5:00pm in the Broadway Ballroom South & Majestic Complex (6th Floor). Click HERE for […]

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Are Vibrations A Concern On Your Soft Soil Site?

Are Vibrations A Concern On Your Soft Soil Site?

Project teams frequently work on soft soil sites, requiring deep foundation support. Often times, these sites are bordered by adjacent vibration-sensitive structures. The generation of high vibrations created by most driven pile systems cause project teams to reject the use of driven piles on urban projects with nearby adjacent structures […]

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The Ductile Iron Pile System: A Cost-Effective Alternative to Traditional Micropiles

The Ductile Iron Pile System: A Cost-Effective Alternative to Traditional Micropiles

What challenges are you facing on your project? Working close to existing structures Constrained site Concerned about pile vibrations from driving These are common reasons why project teams have specified drilled micropiles for foundation support. Drilled micropiles may be unavoidable at some sites, however many projects can benefit from a […]

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Ductile Iron Piles Selected Over Helical Piles for Brandeis University Addition

Ductile Iron Piles Selected Over Helical Piles for Brandeis University Addition

Brandeis University’s Sherman Hall was slated for expansion with a 1-story building addition to accommodate the increased need for student housing. Construction was scheduled for the summer months to ensure that no disruption would occur to students on-campus. Helical Drilling rapidly installed a total of 20 Ductile Iron Piles in […]

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Ductile Iron Piles Selected Over H-Piles to Support Retaining Wall Adjacent to Railroad

Ductile Iron Piles Selected Over H-Piles to Support Retaining Wall Adjacent to Railroad

GeoSolv Design/Build installed a total of 39 vertical and 35 battered (3:1) ductile iron piles to support a new retaining wall adjacent to the railroad at West Harbour’s GO Station in Hamilton, Ontario. The design team initially considered alternative foundation support options for the new 43 meter long retaining wall […]

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DuroTerra is Heading to California

DuroTerra is Heading to California

Are you attending DFI’s 40TH Annual Conference on Deep Foundations October 12-15 in Oakland, California? Stop by and chat with our team at Booth #426. Deep Foundation Institute’s Annual Conference brings together more than 1,000 industry professionals from around the world who are eager to learn more about the latest […]

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New Candlewood Suites Hotel Adjacent to Minor League Baseball Stadium to be Supported by 100-Ton Ductile Iron Piles

New Candlewood Suites Hotel Adjacent to Minor League Baseball Stadium to be Supported by 100-Ton Ductile Iron Piles

A new 8-story Candlewood Suites hotel, located only blocks away from the new home of the Hartford Yard Goats Minor League Baseball Stadium in Hartford, Connecticut is currently under construction. After careful analysis, the project team of the new state-of-the-art hotel, identified the most optimal foundation support solution– Ductile Iron […]

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Ductile Iron Piles Featured at GEOQuebec 2015

Ductile Iron Piles Featured at GEOQuebec 2015

DuroTerra’s Regional Partner, GeoSolv Design/Build, recently exhibited at GEOQuebec 2015, the 68th Canadian Geotechnical Conference taking place September 20-23, 2015 in Quebec City. This year’s theme was Challenges from North to South, reflecting the diversity of complex challenges that the geotechnical community need to address to support sustainable economic development. […]

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DuroTerra Presents at GeoStructures’ 10th Annual Technical Conference

DuroTerra Presents at GeoStructures’ 10th Annual Technical Conference

Last week we had the opportunity to present at GeoStructures’ 10th Annual Technical conference in New York City on March 12th. The meeting, led by representatives from GeoStructures, Geopier and DuroTerra, brought together top geotechnical and structural engineering firms throughout the New York and New Jersey areas. The meeting explored alternative, […]

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