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Structure Support On Laterally Swept Piles
Anyone who has observed a significant number of piles has seen that, inevitably, the pile is not perfectly straight after driving. In spite of the best efforts of contractors, there are a whole host of reasons for piles to end up out-of-plumb or to have a curve, sometimes referred to as pile sweep. For two, recent projects with numerous swept pile, the available research was determined to be limited in application given the investigated pile sizes, lengths and measured sweep. As a result, the project team chose to perform static load testing to evaluate the ultimate resistance of the swept...
October 11, 2019
[OnDemand Webinar] Is Your Hospital Complying With RCRA Hazardous Waste Regulations?
Hospitals generate thousands of unique wastes and waste streams and often struggle with meeting regulatory compliance requirements related to RCRA Hazardous Wastes. Follow the link below to watch a recorded version of the webinar, hosted by W & M Environmental, a Division of Braun Intertec, with leading healthcare industry expert Darrell Oman to discuss regulatory compliance requirements for hospitals and commonplace issues in meeting requirements. Watch Now...
August 31, 2016
Deep Foundations Part I: Serious Solutions for Serious Loads
Deep foundations are perhaps the most robust option for supporting a structure. Sure, there are other options — shallow foundations (spread footings), intermediate foundations (aggregate piers) and ground improvement methods — but none are as impressive in their own right, or carry a load like a pile. Besides, piles provide so many options of their own that there’s insufficient room here to discuss anything else. Deep foundations are more than we can handle in just one blog post. So, in this first part of our blog series, we will discuss the different types of deep foundations and some of what...