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Centron Business Park Retaining Wall

Centron Business Park Retaining Wall

Steep Slope Retaining Wall The site topography presented the developer with the challenging task of constructing a permanent retaining wall structure into a hill formation near Blackfoot Trail in southeast Calgary, Alberta. The purpose of the permanent wall was to support a portion of 4th Street S.E. which is serving as an access road to

The Bow

The Bow

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The future Bow building, located in Calgary, Alberta Canada, is an innovation in both architectural and shoring design. At 58 stories and with a footprint of two city blocks, The Bow will be the largest building in Canada west of Toronto. It will be an impressive addition to the Calgary skyline and will serve to

St. Joseph's Health Centre Parking

St. Joseph’s Health Centre Parking

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Shotcrete Reduces Costs for Owner The St. Joseph's Health Centre is adding a new Our Lady of Mercy wing complete with three levels of underground parking. HC Matcon was responsible for:  installing the approximately 20,000 square feet of zero clearance shotcrete and caisson wall to be used as a back form for the foundation walls.

Guelph Civic Administration Complex

Guelph Civic Administration Complex

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Complex Shoring Requires Innovative Design Work on this site involved the supply and installation of caissons, underpinning, rock anchors, as well as both traditional soldier pile and lagging and shotcrete shoring systems. Shoring designs were required to incorporate work next to the existing CN passenger rail tracks and the historical heritage buildings being developed into

TTC St. Clair Station

TTC St. Clair Station

Two new elevators on the east and west sides of St. Clair station were installed to allow easier access for disabled persons. During construction, HC Matcon was confronted withsome interesting challenges, including extremely tight access and a high water table. The east elevator pit was constructed with a 10 m deep caisson wall, braced horizontally

TTC St. Clair Station

TTC St. Clair Station

Overcoming Tight Access and High Water Table Two new elevators on the east and west sides of St. Clair station were installed to allow easier access for disabled persons. During construction, HC Matcon was confronted with some interesting challenges, including extremely tight access and a high water table. The east elevator pit was constructed with

Mars B Toronto General Hospital

Mars B Toronto General Hospital

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This 3.5 Million dollar contract involved HC Matcon providing a full excavation, a 16,000 Sq. Ft. shoring and large diameter caisson package for this project. Challenges included the support of historical facades, tight working room, land locked site location and staged demolition. The site required all 4000 Dump Truck loads to be removed through a