FOUNDATION NEWS

Feb. 28, 2022 | Heather Palmer
FINDING A NEW ATTRACTION WITH HELICAL PILE SOLUTION – THE RUMFISH AQUARIUM
Modern infrastructural design and architecture are evolving due to rapid improvements in modern technology and material science. And this has also raised the bar, calling for construction and engineering companies to rise to the occasion with well-improved foundation systems. Though there are various brands in the construction and engineering industry, CHANCE is a trusted brand […](+)
Feb. 28, 2022 | Heather Palmer
ADSC NEW PRODUCT NEWS – FTI HAIRPIN
Contractors Know Best Since 1993, Foundation Technologies, Inc. has been listening to and responding to engineers and drilled shaft contractors’ concerns and needs and incorporating those aspects into our products. Most construction innovations can result in a site worker experiencing a problem during the building process.  At Foundation Technologies, Inc., problem-solving is simply what we […](+)
Feb. 28, 2022 | Heather Palmer
FROM PARKING STRUCTURE TO BEAUTIFUL HOTEL – THE CANOPY HOTEL
Downtown Memphis!  Where music, barbeque, and history meet.  A perfect place to visit, but not an easy one to build space for visitors in.  A historic district on top of loose friable soils along the banks of the Mississippi River make it challenging to construct large structures on solid ground!  This ideal location for visitors […](+)
Feb. 28, 2022 | Heather Palmer
STRENGTHENING FOUNDATIONS WITH THE HELICAL PILE SYSTEM – HURRICANE SALLY
Every building requires a solid and stable foundation to last the test of time. Technological advances have birthed a more effective and sophisticated means of foundation construction and repairs. The use of helical piles in construction has gained popularity as it is commonly used today in tension and compression load applications. Unlike Traditional foundations, helical […](+)
Feb. 28, 2022 | Heather Palmer
CROSSING THE BRIDGE WITH HIGH CAPACITY HELICAL PILES – DRY TORTUGAS
With the continuous evolution of modern infrastructural design and architecture, foundation systems have transitioned into a new existence. This change in the manner of establishment structural boundaries is primarily driven by material science and modern technology. One such modern foundation technology is high-capacity helical piles. Today, helical piles have been restructured to carry heavy structures […](+)
May. 18, 2021 | Heather Palmer
ARE THERE ANY HELICAL PILE SPACING REQUIREMENTS?
In short, yes, there are some spacing requirements when it comes to installing a helical pile. Helical piles must observe the same horizontal spacing requirements that most other end-bearing deep foundation elements must stick to. Currently, the industry standard for this is 3 x diameter and this is measured going from center to center. For […](+)