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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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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
  • Great opportunities for advancement
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Nose Creek Sanitary Sewer Trunk Phase 2

The City of Calgary planned the installation of a 2.4 m wide sewer tunnel under 32 nd Avenue and Deerfoot Highway. The specifications stated that the installation was to be trenchless. AGRA Foundations Limited was contracted by Volker Stevin for the design and construction of a Tunnel Boring Machine retrieval pit.
This pit was to be 9 m deep with a clear span of at least 6.6 m x 6.6 m. The TBM also required a concrete wall to bore and exit through. A live telecommunications wire in the excavation area had to be considered during the design and execution of the works.
Ground conditions on site consisted of fill underlain by silty clay, followed by stiff clay.

Solution:

AGRA constructed a secant pile wall to support the 9 m excavation on the TBM exit side using wide-flange H-beams spaced at 3 m to allow for enough clearance for the TBM machine to go through. The other three sides were supported by beam and timber lagging. The timber lagging infill allowed to avoid the live wire. The walls were propped using an internal frame system to provide the required clearance.


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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
7708 Wagner Rd NW
Edmonton, AB
T6E 5B2

phone/fax

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