A Peer Inside the Peer
Sep06

A Peer Inside the Peer

On the banks of the Willamette River at a bustling port in Portland, Oregon, a Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) analyst and a core drilling operator inspected a series of reinforced octagonal concrete piles and drilled cores for crucial structural integrity tests on an aging pier.

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Cutting Class
May22

Cutting Class

A general contractor was told “shush” when it attempted to remove a substantial area of concrete from outside the library of a top-ranking university, so it called upon a specialist diamond driller to lead a class on low-noise demolition.

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Berth Replacement
Mar09

Berth Replacement

A specialty concrete sawing and drilling contractor was recently called to Port Manatee on the southeastern edge of Tampa Bay, Florida, to cut and remove a 600-foot-long, 44-foot-wide section of a 3-foot-thick concrete wharf and seawall.

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Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
Mar09

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

A general contractor in New York was recently tasked with the in-depth inspection of the Brooklyn—Queens Expressway’s (BQE) triple cantilever bridge as part of a $1.7-billion reconstruction project.

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Back on Track
Mar09

Back on Track

A skilled concrete cutting contractor worked under extreme pressure to get train services in England back on track after the side of a railway bridge collapsed onto an important rail route between London and the East Midlands region of the country.

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Glasgow Station Upgrade
Dec05

Glasgow Station Upgrade

Key infrastructural work at one of Scotland’s busiest railway stations was completed on budget and ahead of schedule, thanks to West Lothian-based Core Cut Ltd. The contractor was chosen by Story Contracting, which had been awarded a rail track slab replacement contract as part of a £742-million ($915-million) improvement program.

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