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Retaining Walls: Quick Fundamentals & Basic Wisdom

April 2021

We’ve spent decades designing and building dozens of high-capacity retaining walls. Our experts in engineering and construction wish to provide you a quick review of the fundamentals of planning and design of retaining walls, and some of our favorite practices, because retaining wall failure is not an option!...MORE...

Retaining Walls: Quick Fundamentals & Basic Wisdom

An Economical Substitute for Deep Foundations

December 2020

Hydraulically-installed steel foundations are emerging as an economical subsitute for H-piles and other deep foundation systems in the construction of commercial and industrial buildings, with total installed costs typically 25% to 50% less than deep foundations and significant time savings...MORE...

An Economical Substitute for Deep Foundations

Project Showstoppers: How Geotechnical Engineering Can Prevent Them

October 2020

It’s all too common in the construction industry to hear about a project being delayed or stopped due to unanticipated soil conditions, groundwater, or contaminants encountered during site preparation and foundation installation...MORE...

Project Showstoppers: How Geotechnical Engineering Can Prevent Them

New Wind Loading Requirements Drive Up Foundation Size / Cost

September 2020

It's now common to discover two adjacent jurisdictions within the same state having different wind loading requirements for new construction...MORE...

New Wind Loading Requirements Drive Up Foundation Size / Cost

One of the Largest Mat Foundations in Michigan

August 2020

Groundwater flow, high surcharge loads from adjacent structures, and weak soil conditions were challenges met by Haengel & Associates Engineering (HAE) in this landmark Ann Arbor project...MORE...

One of the Largest Mat Foundations in Michigan
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