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Deep Foundations Contractors recently drilled one of the deepest large-diameter caissons ever installed in Ontario for the Crosstown Light Rail Transit Project

By Lisa Kopochinski

Toronto-based Deep Foundations Contractors has received prestigious awards since its founding in 1971, from the local Toronto Construction Association to the Canadian Construction Association and the International Association of Foundation Drilling. The company can now add another achievement to its long list of accolades.

New equipment helps Alva Construction drastically cut time to complete project component

By Kim Biggar

As part of a project to replace a deteriorated wharf at the Little Dover small-craft harbour in Guysborough County, N.S., Alva Construction was required to install 272 fender piles. This work was undertaken upon completion of construction of a new hybrid cribwork and timber pile fishing wharf with a cast-in-place concrete deck, as one of the final components

Equipment Sales & Service expands its product depth and market coverage with the purchase of Selix Equipment

By Mark Halsall

Founded in 1946 and now in its third generation as a thriving family-owned business, Equipment Sales & Service Limited (ESS) is one of the country’s most long-standing and established heavy equipment companies. Its extensive presence in Canada’s construction market has grown even larger with the recent purchase of Selix Equipment Inc.

Help protect both the environment and workers by selecting the safest products on the market

By Dr. Larry Beaver, RSC Chemical Solutions

We all want to be safe. Safety regulators want us and our employees to return safely home from a day’s work. Both governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) press for more regulations that mandate less environmental impact as we operate pile driving equipment in marine or estuarine environments.

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Piling Canada is the premier national voice for the Canadian deep foundation construction industry. Each issue is dedicated to providing readers with current and informative editorial, including project updates, company profiles, technological advancements, safety news, environmental information, HR advice, pertinent legal issues and more.