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DFI's 36th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations will take place at The Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center Boston, MA on October 18-21 2011.

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Nicholson Construction Company and Menard are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership.Under the partnership, Menard will perform the group’s ground improvement work in the United States, including controlled modulus columnsTM, vibro stone columns, vibro-compaction, vibro concrete columns, dynamic compactionTM, rapid impact compaction, Menard vacuumTM consolidation, and wick drains. Nicholson will continue to perform its comprehensive techniques for deep foundations, earth retention and ground treatment. The two sister companies are headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and have already worked together on several significant projects.

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From preparing the foundations for event sites including Euro 2012 and the 2014 Winter Olympics, to competing for 180€ billion EU investment funds available for Central & Eastern Europe infrastructure projects, construction experts are cautiously optimistic about the European piling and foundation industry’s future.

 

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Friday, 12 November 2010 12:22

DFI's Helical Foundations & Tiebacks Seminar

Piling & Deep Foundations Middle East 2011 is the 4th annual installment of the region’s leading four-day Piling & Deep Foundation event series.

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Wednesday, 20 October 2010 11:56

Nicholson Launches New Visual Identity

Nicholson Construction Company has updated its logo and visual identity to incorporate the new branding elements created for the recent merger, at the holding company level, of Nicholson’s parent company Soletanche Bachy and the Freyssinet Group. Nicholson’s new logo reflects the company’s position as a key member of the newly formed Soletanche Freyssinet Group, a world leader in specialized civil engineering and construction. There have been no operational changes for Nicholson as a result of the merger.

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Nicholson Construction Company is pleased to announce that Soletanche Freyssinet, a world leader in civil engineering and construction, acquired Agra Foundations Limited on June 25, 2010. Agra Foundations specializes in piling and ground improvement. Agra is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, and primarily operates in Western & Central Canada, where it has six office locations. Agra Foundations will continue to operate as an autonomous company, under the leadership of their President, Derek Harris, P.Eng, a 28 year veteran of the company.

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Wednesday, 20 October 2010 11:44

18th Century Ship Found at Nicholson Jobsite

On July 13th, workers excavating the site of the future World Trade Center Vehicle Security Center, discovered remnants of an 18th century wooden ship. Nicholson Construction Company is a member of the joint venture responsible for constructing the foundation system for the new building. 

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In early 2010, Nicholson Construction Company finished the construction of a double-line grout curtain at the Howard A. Hanson Dam in western Washington State. This high profile project was completed under a very strict schedule and heavy public scrutiny.

 

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Nicholson Construction Company is pleased to announce the opening of new offices in Austin, TX and Overland Park, KS (Kansas City). The Texas office will enhance Nicholson’s service to its Texas and Gulf Coast customers and the Kansas City office will strengthen Nicholson’s Midwestern presence. The two offices are now fully-operational with engineering, project management, and field operations resources available.

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Nicholson Construction Company is ranked #133 on Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) Top 600 Specialty Contractors list, published on October 6, 2010.

 

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