An industrial tramway manufacturer required two tower foundations for a new tramway in rugged mountain terrain. Traditional construction equipment could not reach the tower locations. GSI® rock technicians drew up a plan to install a series of high-capacity drilled SuperMicropiles™ high in the peaks. Crews and purpose-built limited access drill rigs were mobilized using helicopters, and the innovative approach resulted in minimal site disturbance.
In the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States a rockslide occurred that presented a variety of problems for the state’s Department of Transportation (DOT).