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Ductile Iron Piles: A Higher-Capacity, Lower Risk Helical Pile Alternative

Ductile Iron Piles: A Higher-Capacity, Lower Risk Helical Pile Alternative

Are you thinking helical piles? Should you consider a Ductile Iron Pile alternative for higher capacity and reduced risk? Helical piles are a well-proven technology for underpinning of existing structures and are frequently used for new construction of lightly-loaded buildings with pile capacities typically less than 20 tons.  Like any […]

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A Cost-Effective Micropile Alternative

A Cost-Effective Micropile Alternative

Working close to existing structures?  Constrained sites? Interior applications? Concerned about vibrations from foundation construction? These are all common reasons why project teams specify drilled micropiles for foundation support on projects.  Project teams also deal with the reality that drilled micropiles are often expensive and slow to install. A Drilled […]

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DFI 42nd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

DFI 42nd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

We look forward to seeing you at DFI’s 42nd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations October 24-26, 2017 at the New Orleans Marriott. Connect with DuroTerra’s team on-site to learn more about Ductile Iron Piles, a low-vibration, modular, deep foundation alternative. Conference Schedule: VIEW HERE The Ductile Iron Pile system excels […]

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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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