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Brandt announces plan to create over 1,000 new jobs

The Brandt Group of Companies announced plans to make a major investment in staffing and will hire more than 1,000 employees by the end of 2021. The new positions will span the Regina-based company’s 100-plus location, international network with a focus on roles in Canada and the United States.

Pacific Rubber developed a new high-pressure hydraulic hose line

By Deb Draper

 

The new Alaska Rubber Group (ARG) Piledriver Series Hose SAE 100R15 20-inch Max WP,
6,090 psi from Pacific Rubber Corporation was developed specifically for the pile driving industry to meet the requirements of hydraulic systems with high dynamic pressure that work under the toughest operating conditions.

Berminghammer Foundation Equipment’s EML 45 gets into small spaces

By Jim Timlick

 

Ask any contractor about the biggest challenges they must deal with in the course of their work and there’s a pretty good chance working on or near a large body of water will come up in the conversation.

A simple, fast and highly effective low-vibration driven pile system using high-strength ductile iron

By Mark Tigchelaar, GeoSolv Design/Build Inc.

 

Pile foundations have existed as load carrying and load transferring methods for many years, to put it mildly. From the early days of civilization for both defense and strategic advantage, most settlements were located close to water sources, such as rivers and lakes. However, as most know, a high water table equals soft soils that are difficult to build on. These soft, low-weight-bearing soils had to be strengthened somehow, and so the most primitive form of piling was born. In those days, timber piles were the only form of pile available and were typically driven into the ground by hand, making it an effective, but very slow and sometimes dangerous and time-consuming task.1

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