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Through Frozen Ground, Cobbles & Boulders

A proposed 55,000 square foot Cineplex movie theatre in Kitchener, ON was to be built and EBS was awarded the project to support highly loaded columns in the structure. In addition to compression loads, the columns also had to resist uplift loads.

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View from the Hill

A proud symbol of our capital city, Parliament Hill represents Canada's 150 years of tradition, adversity, and growth. EBS Geostructural had the opportunity to support an intricate staircase situated on a slope...

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Raising the Bar

In a gated community near the shores of Wasaga Beach, two homes required remedial foundation work. Poor soil conditions and freezing temperatures compromised the slabs resulting in slab movement and structural distress in the home. 

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(VIDEO) Micropile Installation

EBS has installed over 15,700 micropiles on over 120 projects. A micropile is a small diameter (305mm or less) friction pile that is bored or drilled and can be installed at an angle to accommodate axial and lateral loads. Micropiles may be cased or uncased depending on soil conditions and application. They can be installed in soil, rock, cobbles and boulders, through man-made obstructions or in areas with high water tables to depths in excess of 60 metres (200 ft.)

To give you a better understanding of what the micropile installation process looks like, we’ve created this video.  

 

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Join us at Construct Canada 2016

EBS is proud to announce that we will be participating in the 28th Annual Construct Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Wednesday, November 30th to Friday, December 2nd, 2016.

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Generator Support with Micropiles

Existing generators in close proximity to a proposed excavation required support to prevent undermining and facilitate the construction of a sewage pumping station

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

As the year comes to a close, we would like to thank all our clients for a wonderful year. Our last day in the office will be December 23rd, 2015 and we will return January 4th, 2016.

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Join us at Construct Canada

The 27th Annual Construct Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre will take place on Wednesday, December 2nd to Friday, December 4th. EBS is pleased to announce we will be exhibiting once again this year at booth 1019, this will be our 10th year being part of this event.  

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