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Keller completes their first cutter soil mixing project in Canada

On Sept. 14, Keller, announced the completion of its first cutter soil mixing (CSM) project for Aragon Properties Ltd. in Port Moody, B.C., at a new mid-rise development complex called Platform.

CSM is well-suited for areas in the lower mainland and Pacific regions of Vancouver with deltaic alluvial flow deposits where there are few obstructions. Developed from diaphragm wall technology, CSM uses two sets of counter rotating, vertically mounted cutter wheels that cut the surrounding soil and blend the injected cement slurry with the in situ soil to form soil cement panels.

What you need to know about the new Breach Notification Rules under PIPEDA

By Kelsey M. Yakimoski and Paul K. Grower, Fillmore Riley LLP

 

On Nov. 1, 2018, the new mandatory breach notification rules under the Personal Information and Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and the related Breaches of Security Safeguards Regulation came into force. PIPEDA applies to organizations that are either: 1) federally regulated; 2) move personal information across provincial or international borders; or 3) located in provinces who have failed to adopt similar legislation to PIPEDA – which, at present, is every province except Alberta, British Columbia and Québec.

Geopier GeoConcrete® Column System can provide a solution for extremely high loads in very poor soils

By Bentzi Belfon, GeoSolv

 

Structural foundations are often forgotten by most people outside of the construction industry, even though without those same foundations, most structures would quite literally sink into the ground. As anyone familiar with foundations can attest, they are far from easy to design and can often be very costly, given the many unfavourable surprises you might find underground.

 How an eye-scanning technology will revolutionize testing for impairment in the workplace

By Colleen Birchwood

 

The legalization of cannabis has many employers scrambling to catch up with the legislation, particularly in industries in which working safely can prevent serious injuries and even save lives. One employer in the heavy construction industry plans on using cutting-edge technology to ensure workers aren’t impaired or fatigued on the job.

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