Monthly Archives: May 2019

Helical Piles for Boardwalks

Written on May 31, 2019 at 4:21 pm, by

Boardwalks are an important feature in wildlife sanctuaries and in protected wetland areas where sensitive wildlife needs to be protected. The minimum disturbance is preferable when allowing pedestrians into the area to observe and enjoy the landscape. Usually elevated to allow for the ground beneath to be undisturbed, elevated boardwalks are an important feature in  Continue Reading »

Sinking Foundations

Written on May 24, 2019 at 12:16 pm, by

Sinking foundations are caused mainly by unstable ground and are a big problem for the owner of any building. The signs of a sinking foundation are quite obvious once you know what to look for. A sideways slant to a building is one of the most obvious warnings that all is not well beneath the  Continue Reading »

Helical Piles in Architectural Preservation

Written on May 17, 2019 at 1:13 pm, by

Helical piles have been slowly but surely coming to note across the globe as people begin to realise how broad they can be in their application. Not only are helical piles the best choice for building on unstable ground, they’re also cost-effective and ecologically friendly and in recent years they’ve been proving themselves valuable in  Continue Reading »

10 Interesting Facts About Helical Piles

Written on May 10, 2019 at 11:05 am, by

Unless you work in the industry or have had reason to do your research, it’s unlikely that you know much about helical piles. We’ve put together 10 interesting facts for you, which will hopefully answer any questions you may have, but if you have any more, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Helical piles  Continue Reading »

Helical Piles in Extreme Weather

Written on May 3, 2019 at 3:04 pm, by

Helical piles have been around for many years, but they are yet to reach their full capacity as the excellent, ground-breaking examples of engineering that they are. They are used in many environments, including houses, bridges, telegraph poles and wind turbines, due to their versatility. But how to helical piles perform in extreme weather conditions?  Continue Reading »

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