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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.