AHS – PUSH PILE FOUNDATION UNDERPINNING

A tendered project for a large General Contractor on a Provincial Health Care Facility. A section of this building had settled. We performed the project using our Proprietary Steel Pipe Push Pile Technology with very stringent Engineering and reporting requirements.

PROJECT GOALS

  • Lift and Stabilize a portion of the buildings foundation
  • Restore project landscape
  • Maintain building function during project

PROJECT CHALLENGES

  • Varying soils at different depths in a small area
  • Maintaining schedule on a multi faceted project while maintaining safety access for a health services building
  • Prior contractors remediation attempts now presented obstacles that had to be dealt with
  • Deep excavation in a tight area
  • Lifting brick without creating further damage

OUR APPROACH

  • Pile Design, Job Hazard Analysis and Schedule assessment
  • We put together a detailed schedule for the project to manage and perform all work
  • Project completed on schedule and on budget
  • ASTM load testing was performed
  • All exterior areas were fully restored
  • A comprehensive Engineered Turnover Package was supplied to the client and required City Schedules completed for the building permit and project

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

Abarent provided a 3-page, itemized list of the specific work to be done at each stage of the project, including descriptions of optional issues (including additional costs) that might arise during the work. The company president did the initial walk-through for their estimate and later went through it, line by line. He pointed out potential problems and things we had to prepare for during the work (extra cracks, concrete dust, effects on neighbors, etc.)… Repairing a foundation is a very traumatic event for any householder because all of your house investment is (literally!) in the air. If you have to do it, call Abarent. They are professional – we cannot recommend them highly enough.

John Baker

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for a job well done. After this past weekend’s deluge, our basement was left completely dry.

Aileen & Wayne Dembicki

We have had our fair share of unremarkable and even troublesome experiences with other contractors, so you guys were certainly a breath of fresh air. An honest contractor, bang on with the timeline, finished on time, within budget, your “nothing is too much trouble” attitude…and a job well done.

Michael Abbott

It is terrific to see that your company’s motto of “Quality without Compromise” is more than just words… The job was completed ahead of schedule and the workers ensured that when they left, the yard looked just like it did when they arrive. Well, actually it looked better…

Don and Eve Neil