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A Canadian Leader in the Foundations Industry Since 1956

As part of the Soletanche Freyssinet group of companies, we are proud to bring global solutions to local markets. We offer our clients the latest advancements and technical excellence, leveraging an international network of geotechnical engineering and construction expertise.

agra foundations
agra foundations

A Canadian Leader in the Foundations Industry Since 1956

As part of the Soletanche Freyssinet group of companies, we are proud to bring global solutions to local markets. We offer our clients the latest advancements and technical excellence, leveraging an international network of geotechnical engineering and construction expertise.

agra foundations
agra foundations

A Canadian Leader in the Foundations Industry Since 1956

As part of the Soletanche Freyssinet group of companies, we are proud to bring global solutions to local markets. We offer our clients the latest advancements and technical excellence, leveraging an international network of geotechnical engineering and construction expertise.

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A range of standard and specialized techniques with skill and experience

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Solutions

We are motivated by being a solutions provider and can adapt to the project constraints and strategies

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    Design Build

    We greatly appreciate the opportunity to contribute to the preliminary design selection and associated budgetary process. Motivated by being a "Solutions Provider", we are often engaged at the early stages of projects to assist in the evaluation of the suitability of different foundation types.

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    Restricted Access

    We maintain a diverse fleet of equipment that includes rigs that are appropriate for both reduced headroom and limited workspace. In addition to the specialized equipment, AGRA can employ methodologies to manage the constraints of the project to meet design requirements.

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    Pile Testing Programs

    AGRA routinely undertakes pre-production pile installation and load testing programs for small- and large-scale projects in order to optimize final designs. We employ advanced testing equipment and are able to conduct testing for loads of up to 500 tonnes.

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By joining our team you will become part of cutting-edge projects and have the chance to build strong relationships with industry leaders from Canada and around the world.

  • Competitive wages
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Great opportunities for advancement
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Keephills KH 3 Expansion

The Keephills 3 Expansion, a $ 1.9-billion project, extended and upgraded the existing Keephills site to create one of Canada’s cleanest, coal-fired facilities. As such, Keephills 3 is equipped with an advanced air quality control system, which achieves superior environmental performance. A supercritical boiler technology features higher boiler temperatures and pressures as well as a high-efficiency steam turbine. Installing the extreme size of equipment on soft ground required piles to extend into very large depths in some areas.

Solution:

AGRA Foundations Limited installed 3500 driven steel piles, both H-beam and pipe piles, using up to four cranes and diesel hammers simultaneously. The extremely weak, weathered sandstone bedrock starting at 8.5 m depths required piles of up to 43 m length to create the necessary support for the structure. Piles were installed to about 20 m depths, then extended with welded splices to an average of 29 m to allow for adequate support of the heavy loads.


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AGRA Foundations is proudly celebrating its growth to one of the largest foundation engineering and construction company in Western Canada with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, and Saskatoon.

head office

AGRA Foundations Limited
5347 75 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6E 0W4

shop address

7708 Wagner Rd NW
Edmonton, AB
T6E 5B2

phone/fax

Tel: +1 (780) 468-3392 Fax: + 1 (780) 466-7465