This was a concrete sawing and drilling job of seismic proportions—20 million pounds cut and removed above and below water, 5,000 holes cored to depths up to 39.4 feet, 7,500 square feet of surface scarified—completed in phases over a three-year period.
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.
Using a custom-fabricated concrete sawing machine, a Houston-based CSDA contractor was able to safely and quickly cut 4,500 14-inch-square concrete piles as part of a wider $807 million construction project at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
A demolition contractor was tasked with demolishing two aging concrete silos near Santa Fe, New Mexico’s water supply. The water intake structures sat in the Nichols and McClure reservoirs on the Santa Fe River and supplied 40 percent of the area’s drinking water.