Linde-Griffith Construction Company may be 111 years old, but the contractor is far from set in its ways. This is why the owner and engineer of a multi-story condo project in Hackensack, N.J., called on them when its original contractor was unable to reach bearing capacity on a test pile program.
ECA will bring a new dimension to its Bauer line following the integration of Mühlhäuser-Obermann GmbH into Bauer Mat slurry handling systems in November 2019. Operating under the name Obermann Mat, the company brings all products and employees under the umbrella of The Bauer Group.
Construction crews drilled the first shafts last fall for the $1.2 billion phase one of the Chicago Transit Authority's $2.1 billion Red-Purple Modernization Program, the largest capital improvement project in the agency's history. The program will modernize train service on a 9.6-mi.
Construction crews are in the midst of a $135 million infrastructure project that will complete reconstruction of the final mile of a section of the New England Thruway (I-95) that carries traffic from New York City to the Connecticut border. The work marks the end of a long and often challenging undertaking.
Two yellow masts peek high above the jam-packed city streets of Brooklyn, N.Y. While it was not obvious to passersby, Urban Foundation/Engineering was using two Bauer BG drilling rigs from Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) to literally conquer an underground boulder field in preparation for a 25-story residential building known as 18 Sixth Avenue.
Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) has taken its leadership role in drill rig operator training to a new level with the establishment of the ECA Training Center in Jacksonville, Fla. The facility will offer a host of training types and exams related to its BAUER and KLEMM lines of equipment.
HUB Foundation Company used a BAUER MC 96 duty-cycle crane with a BC 35 trench cutter and a BAUER MAT DE 500-20 slurry handling system to put in the foundations for a residential tower at Bullfinch Crossing in Boston. It represents the contractor's bold entrance into the slurry wall market and the first time Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) has sold this package of machinery in North America.
To say that Deep Foundations Contractors (deep) was drilling in a confined space within an extraction shaft on the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit Project (Crosstown) would be an understatement. It was the first of many challenges the firm would overcome while working above and below the buzzing streets of Midtown Toronto, Canada.
Equipment Corporation of America (ECA), a distributor of foundation construction equipment, has successfully completed a customer service-focused training program from one of its key manufacturers, Bauer Maschinen GmbH. ECA's American and Canadian employees reported to the training facility at its Pittsburgh headquarters from July 11 to 13, 2016, for Bauer Customer Benefit (BCB) training.
A Bauer BG 18 H rotary drilling rig sits wedged between an earthen embankment, a shotcrete-covered bridge abutment, a maze of rusty steel trestles and the underside of a historic railroad viaduct in Swarthmore, Pa., on a glacial January morning. The rig, working in a low overhead configuration, was supported by a Bauer BG 20 H, both of which prime contractor Walsh Construction of Chicago rented from the nearby Aldan, Pa., office of Equipment Corporation of America (ECA).