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Telus Sky tower - HC Matcon

Telus Sky tower

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The Telus Sky tower will be the 3rd tallest building in Calgary with the deepest basement excavation in western Canada. HCM Group took on the challenge of creating a shoring system suitable for the 30m excavation. RWH designed the shoring system with an 11m deep perched secant wall and shotcrete was used in the bedrock

HCM Group - Sage Condominiums: Phase II

Sage Condominiums: Phase II

The Sage Condominium in Waterloo required an innovative shoring system that could facilitate a 10 meter foundation depth while working within encroachment restrictions. HCM implemented a soldier pile and shotcrete shoring system which utilized a single row of highly loaded rakers, designed by RWH Engineering Inc. (RWH). The use of bypass shotcrete over a traditional

65 Lillian Street Condominium Building

65 Lillian Street Condominium Building

Value Engineering Work on this jobsite included the excavation support system for a new condominium building located on 65 Lillian Street in Toronto, Ontario. HC Matcon used soldier piles and shotcrete lagging shoring (SPLS) with soil nails to support the excavation of an approximately 30-foot deep underground parking garage. One challenge of this project was

Dufferin Mall

Dufferin Mall

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Dufferin Mall Pedestrian Tunnel This renovation project includes the challenge of constructing a 10ft wide by 12ft deep pedestrian tunnel inside an active mall. HCM together with RWH Engineering proposed an innovative design and construction process to accomplish this endeavor with very limited working space and tricky access issues. The construction involves: • Shotcrete shoring

Great Lakes Copper Plant

Great Lakes Copper Plant

Great Lakes Copper Plant The Great Lakes Copper Plant in London, Ontario, posed a technical challenge in shotcrete shoring. HC Matcon helped to facilitate the installation of a new copper roll press. The shoring was completed inside a fully operational copper plant at night and on weekends. Special care was taken to ensure dust and

London Mental Health

London Mental Health

London Mental Health – Structural Shotcrete HC Matcon completed a 1,650ft2 structural shotcrete wall in just two days of shooting concrete. The wall had a depth of 0.450m thickness and was (on average) 10m in height. The first day, Matcon placed a scratch coat at 0.400m thick, and then a surface coat at .050m thick

St. Thomas Courthouse

St. Thomas Courthouse

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Alternate Methods Stop Running Sands HCM was retained to design, supply and install a complete shoring system to facilitate construction of the new St. Thomas Court House for EllisDon. Construction of the proposed shoring was initially for soldier piles and lagging with a single level of bracing using tiebacks. The existing structures were initially designed

Bluwater Condominiums

Bluwater Condominiums

The Pemberton Group is adding the luxury waterfront Bluwater Condominiums to its portfolio. The 22,000 SF area of shoring area will accommodate the construction of three eight-story buildings on the banks of Lake Ontario. The job was tendered with numerous systems; soldier pile and lagging, caisson wall and shotcrete shoring. The excavation depth was 7.5m

Graham Residence

Graham Residence

 Residential Shoring: Complex Design Requires Innovation A retaining wall was required to accommodate the architectural design for a private residence. The site topography presented the General Contractor (Builder) with the challenging task of constructing a retaining wall structure into a steep hill on a residential lot in the Mount Royal area of Calgary, Alberta. To

Credit Valley Hospital

Credit Valley Hospital

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Alternative to Save Time and Money The Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga, Ontario is undergoing a massive expansion and renovation. HC Matcon was brought in to undertake the shoring, underpinning, and caissons for this construction. The majority of the work included the drilling and installation of 222 concrete caissons, ranging between 24- and 84-inches in