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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

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

EEEL University of Calgary

EEEL University of Calgary

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Zero Ground Loss This project followed shortly after finishing the Taylor Family Digital Library project, which was in close proximity to this site on the same campus. Design considerations for the foundations were almost identical to the previous project, with the installation of approximately 175 cast-in-place belled piles. Again, this new building was a result

Scarborough Hospital

Scarborough Hospital

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A Design-Build Solution The Scarborough Hospital was adding a new Critical Care Centre in the courtyard surrounded on all sides by existing hospital structures.  HC Matcon's scope of work included: excavation of the new building foundation on pad footings permanent shotcrete underpinning system to support surrounding structures soldier pile and lagging wall to support a

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