The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) recently announced publication of research it funded in the Journal of Applied Psychology, entitled “Safety in the C-Suite: How CEOs Influence Organizational Safety Climate and Employee Injuries.” The study’s authors are Dr. Sean Tucker (University of Regina), Dr. Babatunde Ogunfowora (University of Calgary) and Dayle Ehr (University of Regina).

A Liebherr LB 20 rig is being used by UAE-based Delta Foundations Co. to drill 200 piles in four months. The task for the company’s first Liebherr rotary drilling rig is to install the piling for a four-star hotel at Dubai’s Culture Village development.

The recently released Geotechnical Engineering Circular No. 12 – Design and Construction of Driven Pile Foundations is the US Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) primary guidance and reference document on driven pile foundations.

Static Load Testing of Deep Foundations Elements

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) and the Testing and Evaluation Committee recently announced the release of a video on Static Load Testing of Deep Foundations Elements: Top-Down and Bi-Directional Static Load Testing.

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