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Length Matters to Manitobans

Length may or may not matter depending on the topic of conversation but when it comes to screw piles here in Manitoba length matters a whole lot and some companies offer products that come up short. First, if you live … Continue reading

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Winnipeg’s Frozen Soil Piling Contractors

2014 posted the second coldest Winnipeg winter in the past 75 years. The City of Winnipeg is reporting an average frost depth of 7 feet and the expectation is that the frost will finally leave the ground sometime in June – YIKES! … Continue reading

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Extendable Helical Screw Piles Available in Winnipeg and Rural Manitoba

Question:  How deep do you install your screw piles? Answer:  As deep as necessary to achieve the desired capacity and to ensure the helical is anchored well below the frost line. Although the national standard is to install 7 foot … Continue reading

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8 Foot Ground Anchors in Winnipeg… Why one Piling Contractor is Going with 10 Foot Screw Piles

Speak with any Winnipeg based engineers and they will tell you that the frost line in Winnipeg can go as deep as 8 feet.  Yet, many Winnipeg and Manitoba based residents and contractors are supporting their building projects on 7 … Continue reading

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