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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

St. Catharine’s Exit Shaft

St. Catharine’s Exit Shaft

This project consisted of an exit shaft that was completed in one day and consisted of an innovative drilled shaft option completed at a fraction of the cost of the entry shaft constructed which took several weeks. The top 12-15′ of soil was a soft clay requiring a top liner for soil retention. HCM provided Baiocco

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

Milton Grade Separation

Milton Grade Separation

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Milton Grade Separation Client: BOT Construction Location: Milton, Ontario

Prince Albert Water Treatment Plant

Prince Albert Water Treatment Plant

 Saskatchewan: Overcoming the Deep Freeze This excavation shoring project was HCM Contractor's first project in the Saskatchewan construction market and facilitated the expansion of the working water treatment plant in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. There were plenty of challenges during construction: The site had a small footprint and limited access for equipment Wall design required tieback

St. Joseph's Healthcare Redevelopment Project

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Redevelopment Project

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Unique Soil Conditions The future location for this tower is located immediately adjacent to the emergency wing of the existing St. Joseph's hospital in Hamilton, Ontario. HCM is a recognized shoring contractor that will take on many challenges relating to foundation design. On this particular project, HCM took on the tasks of: shotcrete shoring caissons

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

Paruk Residence

Paruk Residence

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Overcoming Poor Soil-Bearing Capacity The Paruk Residence is a high end two story structure, located at 24 York Valley Crescent in North York, Ontario, just north of the Don River. A geotechnical investigation performed by Patriot Engineering revealed very poor soil bearing capacity, unsuitable for a slab-on-grade or strip footing foundation. The floor slab was

PetroCanada Gas Station Clean Up

PetroCanada Gas Station Clean Up

Remediation with Innovation Design This site involved remediation of an old gas station site that experienced underground leaks in the tanks. Working in conjunction with our sister company, Quantum Environmental a raker,soldier pile and lagging system was installed. HC Matcon provided excavation assistance with a slot cutting procedure engineered to reduce the actual shoring depths

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