2010 Titan Hollow Bar School

06/22/2010

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair

2010 Titan Hollow Bar School During June of each year, TEI takes three days to hold a school for the installation of the popular Titan Hollow Bar Micropiles. 2010 was no exception as 22 people from around the country headed to the TEI Rock Drill facility in Montrose, Co. Instructors from TEI, Con-Tech, ECP, and…

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2010 Titan Micropile Installation School

05/04/2010

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Crawl Space Repair, Foundation Repair, New Foundation Construction, Residential Foundation Repair

2010 Titan Micropile Installation School June 15-17, 2010 Once again TEI will hold our annual Titan micropile installation school from June 15-17. This school trains the attendees on the proper installation and testing of the Titan hollow bar system. Included is instruction on general load calculations for micropiles, how hydraulic drifters operate and case studies…

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Rhode Island Helical Pier Installation Complete!

04/27/2010

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, New Foundation Construction

Rhode Island Helical Pier Installation Complete! Ocean House, Watch Hill, Westerly, RI After two weeks at the new Ocean House Luxury Hotel, New England Foundation and Stabilization Co. completed the ECP (Earth Contact Products) Helical Torque Anchors to support the proposed event tent on the south lawn of the property that overlooks Watch Hill. The Helical anchors were…

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Underpinning Project- Micropiles

11/21/2009

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Foundation Repair

Underpinning Project- Micropiles Project: Washington Middle School Evansville, IN General Contractor: Danco Construction Co. Micropile Installer: United Dynamics, Inc. 2555 Cannon St New Albany, IN 800 359 4471 Project Information: Washington Middle School was being renovated and it was discovered that it was experiencing some differential settlement. Soil borings indicated the presence of fill material…

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Ignoring Foundation Repair

06/27/2009

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Ignoring Foundation Repair Foundation repair is not something most of us like to think about. We tend to ignore it and hope that fixes itself. Foundation problems can be a stressful, potentially costly endeavor filled with uncertainty. Particularly if not done under the direction of a professional contractor or foundation engineer. Foundation repair is needed when…

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Steel Pier Foundation Repair

05/01/2009

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Steel Pier Foundation Repair Earth Contact Products’ Steel Piers™ were selected to support and restore an office building after the owner determined that the entire structure had settled between 1/8 inch and 3-5/8 inches. The settlement was most likely caused by consolidation of fill soil on the lot. Merit Structures and Restoration Company from Midvale,…

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Micropile Underpinning Bracket

04/06/2009

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Micropile Underpinning Bracket Now you can install a pre-engineered foundation repair bracket for your next micropile project that multiplies your safety potentials.  Developed as a joint venture between leaders in their respective fields, Earth Contact Products and TEI Rock Drills have put their expertise together to design a system to make the installation of micropile…

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