Inaugural Contractors Foundation Institute: Driven Pile Academy
Equipment experts volunteered over $10 million in equipment and services, successfully revolutionizing education and training in the pile driving industry
PDCA CONTRACTOR MEMBER:
More than a century of construction excellence
PDCA ASSOCIATE MEMBER:
Pile Dynamics, Inc.
Driving half a century of remarkable progress in deep foundation QA Read more
Channeling the Flow
Excessive rainfall causes big problems in Charleston, so the low-lying city is investing $198 million in a new stormwater drainage system Read more
Central Everglades Restoration Project
ASAP Group was contracted to perform sheet piling and specific specialty foundations work for Florida's CEPP Everglades Agricultural Area phase Read more
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PDCA and publishing partner Lester Publications proudly announce that the PileDriver magazine Issue #2-2022 is now available in digital format; watch your mailbox in coming days for your hard copy edition.
There is plenty of new content available in Issue #2; PDCA President Brian Heck leads off the publication with his observations on a very active start to the year for the Association. Executive Director Frank Peters follows with his insightful column about strides the organization is making on behalf of the driven pile industry.
You will find fascinating project content when you read the cover story about Seattle's Pier 62, a dramatic pile driving feat performed by Pacific Pile & Marine. It creates a brand-new facade for the waterfront side of Downtown Seattle.
Don't miss a large section summarizing the PDCA Annual Conference which concluded in February. You will find plenty of photos from the various activities that took place throughout the week at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix. Among them, PDCA Committee Meetings, Awards presentations and the golf outing.
It's been a remarkable career for Mike Elliott who recently retired from Equipment Corporation of America. A longtime friend to PDCA, Mike sat down with us to share his observations from a 50-year career in the pile driving industry. You will see some of the special photos taken at a recent company event honoring his contributions.
Check in on the PDCA Chapter news, notable headlines from the industry and a Business contribution from Harris May of the Dafanie Financial Group submits an article that provides guidance to employers on Worker's Compensation.
And don't miss Member profiles on Farrell Brothers Marine Construction, South Shore Pile Driving and McMullen & Pitz. California attorney Mark J. Rice (pictured) submits this issue's legal column.
South Shore Pile Driving LLC
McMullen & Pitz Construction Company
Farrell Brothers Marine Construction, Inc.
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In Issue 1 2022 of PileDriver, PDCA highlights the family bonds at Mason Construction, a long-time PDCA member based in Texas. Read more about this heavy industrial and civil construction contractor as the fourth generation of the family steps up to run the business. Read more
HONORING DALE BIGGERS:
In a massive loss to the pile driving industry, Dale Biggers, vice president of Boh Bros. Construction in Louisiana and the long-time chair of the PDCA Technical Committee, passed away in October 2021. Read tributes and stories about Dale from his colleagues and friends in the industry. Read more
Forefront Deep Foundations helps build a new station for Port of Long Beach Harbor firefighters. Read more
Sarah Sava is an ambitious project manager at Clark Foundations, leading deep foundation projects from the design/estimating phase through the construction process.
ENGINEERING AFFILIATE MEMBER:
CRW Engineering Group, LLC is a multidisciplinary leader in civil engineering, taming the final frontier in Alaska. Read more
UPCOMING EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:
The PDCA of South Carolina Chapter is hosting its 2022 Driven Pile Technical Seminar in Charleston, S.C., on Thursday, March 11. The PDCA of the Gulf Coast Chapter is hosting its Engineers Conference in Baton Rouge, La., on March 30 and 31. Click here to see more upcoming events from PDCA.
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