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.

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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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.

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  • Excellent benefits package
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Camrose Raw Water Intake Barrier Wall

The City of Camrose Raw Water Intake Station will be adjacent to Dried Meat Lake located on the Battle River, which is the principal water source for the City. A 3 m deep excavation is necessary to install the pump that will transport the water from the lake to the station. The high permeability of the top gravel layer and the close proximity to the lake required a remedial measure in order to keep the excavation free of water inflow. General contractor Alpha Construction Inc. contracted AGRA Foundations Limited for the installation of a water barrier consisting of a sheet pile wall driven into the underlying bedrock. Since construction on the project had started before the need for deeper excavation and sheet piling was recognized, the works had to be done on an existing excavation and foundation concrete slab, making for challenging conditions.

Solution:

In order to provide a high-quality product in difficult working conditions and to meet the very tight tolerances required for the sheet pile structure, the AGRA team used a 110-tonne capacity crane equipped with a vibro hammer. A specially-built guide frame allowed for the sheets to be threaded and aligned prior to being driven into the ground. This type of template is essential to achieving complete impermeability of the sheet pile curtain. The works were completed to the satisfaction of the client within the proposed schedule and budget.


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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.

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AGRA Foundations Limited
7708 Wagner Rd NW
Edmonton, AB
T6E 5B2

phone/fax

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