APE large diameter helical piles, a relatively new deep foundation alternative
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APE develops Helical Pile systems

Well-known pile hammer manufacturer APE has purchased technology for driving and coupling large diameter helical piles that could help make this technology more mainstream. Rather than pounding the pile into the ground, the steel drill […]


Octakong setup for driving world's largest pile in the South China Sea for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Seaway Project
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Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, with Largest Piles Ever Driven, is Giant Leap in Construction Innovation, and US-Chinese Trade

Octakong setup for driving world's largest pile in the South China Sea for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Seaway Project

December 8th 2011 5:00 PM – American Piledriving Equipment’s 8-hammer “Octakong” vibratory pile driver hammer drove the final record breaking pile in front of a crowd of over 200 people on the South China Sea, who came to witness the world’s largest pile drive to grade. The last of 120, 72’ diameter steel piles has been driven into place, completing construction of two circular sea bound walls in the South China Sea, for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Seaway project.

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