FOUNDATION NEWS

May. 10, 2021 | Heather Palmer
IS THIS HELICAL PILE AND ANCHOR TECHNOLOGY NEW?
Helical pile and anchor technology is nothing new. In fact, this technology has been around and in use since the mid-1800s. Not only has it been around for this long, but it was also the primary deep foundation technology that was used in the mid to late 19th century. The first recorded use of screw-piles […](+)
Apr. 27, 2021 | Heather Palmer
WILL WE BE SEEING YOU AT IFCEE?
Foundation Technologies, Inc. is excited to announce that we will be attending the International Foundations Congress & Equipment Expo (IFCEE) in just a few short weeks! Their website explains, “IFCEE is a technical conference and equipment show dedicated to the design and construction of foundation systems, using the latest geo-engineering and geo-construction technologies and practices.” […](+)
Apr. 20, 2021 | Geoey Cook
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CROSS-HOLE SONIC LOGGING?
Cross-hole sonic logging, or CSL, is widely acknowledged as a reliable technique for assessing the structural integrity of certain deep foundation elements. While accuracy and reliability are key benefits of any legitimate testing method, CSL has the additional benefits of being able to easily identify the location of any potential shaft anomalies, allowing users to […](+)
Mar. 29, 2021 | Heather Palmer
HOW MUCH DOES A HELICAL PILE/ANCHOR COST?
When it comes to the cost of a helical pile, you are bound to find that it is simply not a one-size-fits-all sort of situation. In fact, asking how much a helical pile costs would almost be like calling a car dealership to ask, “how much does a car cost?”. There is no simple answer […](+)
Mar. 29, 2021 | Heather Palmer
CSL VS GAMMA GAMMA VS SE/IR
Testing shafts and drilled pile foundations can be performed in a number of ways, the most common being, Crosshole Sonic Logging, Gamma Gamma, and Sonic Echo/Impulse Response.   Familiarizing yourself with each of these testing methods along with how, when, and why they are the most applicable in any given scenario is critical. So, to […](+)