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.

Techniques

A range of standard and specialized techniques with skill and experience

We are Hiring. Join. Strive. Excel.

apply

Solutions

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

  1. agra foundations solutions

    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.

  2. agra foundations solutions

    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.

  3. agra foundations solutions

    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.

CAREERS

Join Our Team

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
Apply

project profiles

View all projects

Cargill Fertilizer Plant

Project owner Cargill Fertilizer contracted AGRA Foundations Limited for the foundations of a new fertilizer storage building and load out facility in the rural town of Clavet, Saskatchewan. AGRA combined forces with sister company Geopac Inc. In an integrated JV the companies installed a combination of Controlled Modulus Columns (CMC) and Continuous Flight Auger (CFA) piles in addition to providing initial design support and optimization.

Solution:

The CMCs were employed to densify the ground – soft clay followed by stiff till in 17 m depth – while CFA piles provide a direct support for the heavy equipment of the fertilizer facilities and the product load out towers. The AGRA – Geopac team installed a total of 1220 CMCs and 34 CFA piles up to a depth of 20m with each company contributing a rig to split the workload. A Recepieux system imported from France was trialed on this project and performed well to break concrete at the CMC cut off 4 m below the working platform. Static pile load tests that were completed before production start to verify the design’s adequacy for the given ground conditions and building loads yielded superior results.


More

Our Vision

EXPERIENCE & VALUE IS THE FOUNDATION OF OUR SUCCESS

agra subscribes to

Projects

Our Expertise

view all

contact us

we'd love to hear from you

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
7708 Wagner Rd NW
Edmonton, AB
T6E 5B2

phone/fax

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