Trimming Caisson Walls with Alpine Rockwheel Concrete Grinding Attachments

Jul 11, 2014
Caisson walls are composed of vertically drilled, intersecting reinforced concrete piles constructed for ground support during excavation and construction activities, especially in urban areas where work is being done close to existing structures.  The resulting vertical face is a series of…

Approval of Northern Gateway Project Could Lead to Keystone Decision

Jun 23, 2014
In an effort to diversify their exportation of oil sands production to Asian markets, Canada’s government approved the construction of 731 miles of new pipeline. The Northern Gateway project would have the capacity to transport 525,000 barrels of crude oil…

Cutterhead: The One Tool to Get the Job Done Right

Mar 11, 2014
Cutterheads are incredibly versatile and are well suited for several different applications. Designed to handle a wide variety of projects, cutterheads can be used to excavate soil, rock, asphalt, and concrete. They can also cut virtually any kind of rock. Despite…

4 Advantages to Trenching with a Cutterhead

Mar 11, 2014
Trenching projects are some of the most complicated and dangerous construction projects  to complete. The larger the scale of the project is, the more heavy machinery will be required and the more difficult the job becomes. Trenches can be required…

New Tunnel Construction: Maximize Effectiveness and Minimize Waste with Cutterheads

Jan 28, 2014
In the right tunneling project, cutterheads can significantly cut down on waste and maximize your effectiveness. With a variety of sizes for projects that can range in size from wine caves to new railroad tunnels, cutterheads offer the flexibility to…