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How to Spot An Amateur Pile Foundation Company

Written on April 14, 2016 at 1:19 pm, by

Foundation installation is continually evolving with new techniques, procedures and tools. When amateur pile foundation companies are hired, errors are made, budgets are stretched and safety is compromised. Here are five of the top indicators of an amateur pile foundation company. Amateur Pile Foundation Companies Lack Experience There is no substitute for experience in this field.  Continue Reading »

Screwfast Partner with Tower Safety Systems to Introduce Innovative New Modular System

Written on March 22, 2016 at 1:06 pm, by

Screwfast is pleased to announce our partnership with new company Tower Safety Systems (TSS). This exciting and innovative company is behind the development of a large-scale, modular scaffolding alternative with potential for use in a variety of applications. Designed to protect infrastructure assets during large-scale construction and maintenance projects, the TSS Safety System has been  Continue Reading »

Piling Companies: Changing Building & How We Treat the Earth

Written on January 22, 2016 at 5:48 pm, by

Changing the Landscape of Olympic Wastelands The remains of Olympic stadiums have received a lot of negative press.  In a 2014 Guardian article, an abandoned £7 billion Olympic venue in Athens is featured in some sobering photographs. Enormous single-use structures are being built and then abandoned: the result is money invested in a massive addition  Continue Reading »

Its Electrifying!

Written on April 3, 2014 at 5:04 pm, by

Spie ENS have appointed ScrewFast to assist them in the delivery of the Kirkby Orrell project, on behalf of Electricity North West to design, supply and install a combination of helical piles and Grip piles for 41no. wooden transmission line foundations and associated anchor stays, on the Kirkby to Orrell line. Our works commenced on  Continue Reading »

Barking Substation

Written on April 3, 2014 at 3:41 pm, by

ScrewFast have successfully completed the design, supply and installation of helical piles and steel grillages at Barking 400kV Substation, supporting numerous structures throughout the site.  The works were completed in 2 phases spanning 2012-2014. Comparisons where taken between the use of steel and concrete, considering the whole life and direct project benefits.  Helical piles demonstrated  Continue Reading »

Portal Gantry Foundations.

Written on May 30, 2013 at 2:41 pm, by

Portal Gantry Foundations like MS3 & MS4 Motorway sign Foundations can be fixed using the traditional Concrete Pilling method however industry experts have, for quite some time, preferred to utilize ScrewFast`s Helical Pilling method due to massive savings in cost, manpower, materials, and time combined with the health and safety and ecological benefits that this  Continue Reading »

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