Jet Grouting is a ground improvement technology used to mix the insitu soils with cement to create a soil cement column. The systems can be single, double or triple fluid jet grouting. The common element […]
A temporary micropile underpinning foundation system was used to support the abutments of the US 69 bridge over the Kansas River near Kansas City, KS while repairs to the abutment bearing devices were performed. This post is based on my notes from the presentation titled “Emergency Micropile Underpining of the U.S. 69 Truss – Kansas River Bridge” by Jim Brennan, Assistant [State?] Geotechnical Engineer with KDOT. It was the first presentation of the 34th Southwest Geotechnical Engineers Conference in Phoenix this week. Read on for more.
Denver, CO (Vocus/PRWEB ) January 21, 2009 — Hayward Baker Inc., the international ground engineering specialist with extensive operations and activities in North America, announces the formation of its Wick Drain Division.
Commenting on the division’s formation, George Grisham, president, said, “The opening of the Wick Drain Division complements Hayward Baker’s other ground modification techniques. We will now be able to self-perform wick drain installations in conjunction with our stone column and soil mixing operations as well as for stand-alone wick drain projects.” [Editor] Read on for the rest of the press release. [/Editor]
John R. Wolosick, P.E., M.ASCE, of Hayward Baker Inc. has been named the recipient of the 2008 Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award.
Odenton, Md. (Vocus/PRWEB ) July 9, 2008 — John R. Wolosick, P.E., M.ASCE, has been named the recipient of the 2008 Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award. The Geo-Institute Board of Governors of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) selected Wolosick for this award, noting his valuable contributions to micropile design and development, slope stabilization and retaining wall repairs.
The award citation presented to Wolosick cited his work for â€œnovel and innovative design and construction applications for micropiling, earth retention, slope and dam stabilization works and the dissemination of this experience through publications, presentations, seminars and tireless promotion of new technology for acceptance in industry and government.â€
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Hayward Baker, Inc. is providing a more cost-effective foundation system in the form of Vibro Piersâ„¢. Well-suited for light-to-heavy loads on large or small projects, Hayward Baker’s Vibro Piers are quick to install and highly effective at reinforcing the surrounding soils. [Editor: Read on for the rest of the press release]