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Mill Pond Estates

Mill Pond Estates

Shotcrete: Low Cost and Overcoming Hillside Access Issues This 12,000 sq. ft. project involved temporary hillside shoring for a developer in Tillsonburg. The project was completed during winter months with winter protection of panels and concrete and special measures by HC Matcon designed for winter conditions. The shotcrete shoring solution was both low cost and

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

Wal-Mart Micropiles

Wal-Mart Micropiles

Overcoming Poorly Engineered Fill This project solved a very difficult problem for Buttcon and Walmart Canada, with the new footings settling on a poorly done engineered fill. The previous winter had frozen some of the fill, and footing settlements of up to 3 inches were on-going as the steel was erected. HC Matcon mobilized 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

Smith Residence

Smith Residence

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Toronto's First Permanent Soil Nail Wall This project involved a hillside lot and a high end home in Toronto. The installation was the first permanent soil nail wall used in Toronto. Micro piles were used to support a cantilever canopy on one level and HC Matcon completed the full excavation, shoring and footings as a