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 [...]

New container terminal in the port of Charleston, USA


US Wick Drain awarded record-breaking contract in Charleston US Wick Drain, part of Menard Group USA, is starting off the year with a record-breaking contract. The company is installing 28 million linear feet of wick drains to expedite the consolidation of the compressible clays prior to construction of Charleston's new Hugh K. Leatherman, Sr. [...]

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