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DFI Announces New Chair of Drilled Shaft Committee

Civil + Structural Engineer

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announces David Graham, P.E., He has consulted on deep foundation design, load testing and construction for many major bridges throughout the U.S., Hawthorne, N.J. of Dan Brown and Associates has been named chair of DFI’s Drilled Shaft Committee. He succeeds Paul Axtell, P.E.,

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A New Era of Bridge Construction Technology Lands in the U.S.

Civil + Structural Engineer

by constructing a modular bridge system, that is pre-engineered, with an internal self-supporting superstructure that includes the reinforcing steel and formwork. Since the prefabricated abutments are delivered complete with formwork and reinforcing steel, they were installed on the foundation and ready to be filled with concrete on day one.

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Trimble’s GNSS Technology Aiding Work of Identifying  and Clearing Landmines

Civil + Structural Engineer

— Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and the Trimble Foundation Fund have partnered with The HALO Trust, the world’s largest landmine-clearing non-profit organization, to help expand its demining operations across Ukraine. The Trimble Foundation Fund is aligned to the company’s commitment towards building a more sustainable future.

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The Full Scale House 3D Printed by Robotic Arms Completes in Muscatine 

Civil + Structural Engineer

Slashing Costs by Tens of Thousands, RIC Technology Revolutionizes 3D Construction Muscatine, Iowa – The second 3D-printed house in Muscatine has completed construction by the leading 3D construction company Alquist 3D, powered by RIC Technology’s cutting-edge robotic arm based 3D printing system.

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DFI Announces 2023 Outstanding Project Award Winner

Civil + Structural Engineer

A presentation on the project is being delivered and the award presented at DFI’s 48th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations , October 31 – November 3 in Seattle. Its 65 ft (20 m) deep perimeter foundation wall system presented many challenges. vice president, Thornton Tomasetti.

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ADOT’s US 60 Pinto Creek Bridge replacement wins regional honor

Civil + Structural Engineer

Among other innovative approaches used: ADOT used a bid-alternative method for design, which allowed the contractor to determine economical and supportive foundation systems for each of the bridge’s three piers while taking into account the mountainous terrain.

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How to Build Healthy Homes That Protect Homebuyers From Radon

The Pro Builder

How to Build Healthy Homes That Protect Homebuyers From Radon ibush Mon, 07/03/2023 - 17:25 Consider a relatively simple and inexpensive passive mitigation system to vent radon—a radioactive, odorless, invisible gas—and deliver a truly healthy home Andrew Shipp A silent poison, a fatal gas, an invisible killer.