Controlled Modulus Columns

Souffelweyersheim, France


Souffelweyersheim, France  Close to  Strasbourg, Menard has completed 530 inclusions for the construction of an industrial building.  At Souffelweyersheim, in the north-east of France, Menard has constructed Controlled Modulus Columns (CMC) for the construction of an industrial building.  The site is made up of backfill at the surface level, with low-density loess at the medium [...]

Oil tanks in Raceland, Louisiana, United States


Oil tanks in Raceland, Louisiana, United States   CONTROLLED MODULUS COLUMNS SET A WORLD DEPTH RECORD IN LOUISIANA  In the United States, very soft clay deposits are frequently found along the Gulf coast. This raises the cost of foundations for oil storage projects in the region, which is ideally located between Texas and the [...]

Ports Pulaski Warehouse, USA


Ports Pulaski Warehouse, USA  The Prologis Ports Pulaski Warehouse Project, developed by Prologis, Inc., consisted in building an 82,000 sq. metre logistics facility. Up to six drilling machines worked concurrently to improve the foundation soils for the structure by installing about 12,000 Controlled Modulus Columns (CMCs). The site, which rests on former landfill [...]

Goya Foods warehouse and corporate headquarters, USA


Goya Foods warehouse and corporate headquarters, USA  The new warehouse and corporate headquarters (totalling 57,000 sq. metres) of Goya Foods required foundation soil improvement. Menard proposed a solution of installing more than 11,000 Controlled Modulus Columns (CMCs). At the site, construction had to contend with the presence of a former landfill and flooding [...]

Forth Replacement Crossing, United-Kingdom


Forth Replacement Crossing, United-Kingdom NEARLY 4,500 CMCs UNDER THE ROAD  Menard and its British subsidiary Vibro Menard won the contract to work on the Forth Replacement Crossing. The project, one of the United Kingdom’s largest currently under construction, involves a road suspension bridge with a metal deck over the Firth of Forth 15 [...]

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