Geo-Foundations Contractors of Canada installing micropiles on the Nova Scotia Highway 104 West River Bridge project
Comings and Goings

Keller acquires Canadian geotechnical contractor

According to NCE, Keller has announced that it has acquired Canada-based geotechnical contractor Geo-Foundation Contractors in a deal valued at £5.7M (US$9.1M). The brief article notes that Geo-Foundation Contractors specializes in micro-piling, ground anchors, and […]

Holocene Drilling installing borehole extensometer on University of Washington campus
Project Related

Holocene Drilling Handles Tunnel Project

Specialty geotechnical drilling contractor Holocene Drilling of Edgewood, WA recently completed work on an interesting project for Sound Transit’s U-220 TBM Tunnel Project at the University of Washington Campus in Seattle. Their scope included drilling […]

Nicholson Construction Company
Press Releases

Nicholson Awarded a Contract on the MTA’s Second Avenue Subway Project

Nicholson Construction CompanyPITTSBURGH, PA – January 18, 2010 – Nicholson was recently awarded a subcontract by E.E. Cruz and Tully Construction Co., a Joint Venture that includes approximately 200,000 SF of diaphragm walls for the construction of the 96th Street station box as part of New York City’s Second Avenue Subway project. Nicholson’s contract also includes jet grouting for a subgrade strut, water cutoff, and temporary support of excavation; compensation grouting for two buildings at excavations for ancillary structures; micropiles within an existing building; and curtain grouting in rock. The project owner is the Metropolitan Transit Authority. [Editor] Click through for the entire press release from sponsor Nicholson Construction. [/Editor] […]