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Company Profile Featured in Piling Canada Magazine

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A History of Problem Solving  When Crux first began installing micropiles in 2002, the company was already known for providing difficult-access geotechnical exploration services throughout the western United States for tunnel, dam, highway and slope stabilization projects, including the Hoover … Continue reading

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Micropiles Installed in New Jersey Wetland

Crux recently provided micropile foundation EPC services within a Priority Wetland for Public Service Electric & Gas Company’s (PSE&G) Susquehanna-Roseland Electric Reliability Project.  The specialty deep foundation was selected to accommodate challenging subsurface conditions and access constraints associated with the … Continue reading

Northwest Transmission Line: Powering Growth

Affiliated publications Building & Construction Canada and Energy & Infrastructure Magazine feature an article in their Winter 2013 issues on the construction of the Northwest Transmission Line (NTL).  The article, titled “Powering Growth,” discusses various challenges associated with construction of the … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Micropiles as a Foundation Alternative

As a followup to the Burns & McDonnell sponsored Advanced Technologies Webinar Series, Transmission & Distribution World is featuring related photo galleries on their website.  Visit the Micropiles as a Foundation Alternative gallery to view project photos where micropiles were … Continue reading

Crux begins work on BC Hydro project

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Crux has mobilized to British Columbia, Canada, to provide specialty foundation services on BC Hydro’s Northwest Transmission Line (NTL). The company has been awarded design-build micropile foundation work for seven lattice tower structures on the new 214-mile (344 km) alignment. Crux will … Continue reading

Join Crux on July 17 For A Live Webinar Presentation!

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As part of the Advanced Technologies Webinar Series, Crux President Nick Salisbury will present the applications and benefits of utilizing micropile foundations in the transmission industry. To register, visit: http://www.burnsmcd.com/Services/Detail/Advanced-Technology-Series Busy on the 17th?  The recorded webinar will be available … Continue reading

Unique modes of access for Eldorado-Ivanpah

Crux has been selected to provide turnkey micropile foundation services for a portion of Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Eldorado-Ivanpah Transmission Project. Crux will design and construct concrete cap micropile foundations for 20 lattice towers along the 35-mile replacement alignment. This … Continue reading

TRTP featured in Foundation Drilling Magazine

ADSC recently featured an article regarding the Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project (TRTP) in Southern California.  The article, titled Micropile Foundation Design Minimizes Environmental Impact for Southern California Edison, details the decision to utilize micropile foundations for a portion of this project. Segment … Continue reading

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Crux executives to speak on transmission construction in sensitive areas

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Nick Salisbury, president of Crux Subsurface, and Scott Tunison, vice president of operations, will be presenting at the EUCI Conference titled: “Transmission Siting: Planning, Permitting and Construction for Sensitive Environments” being held in Portland next week. The conference will focus … Continue reading

T&D World: Sunrise Powerlink Inspires Innovation

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By Gerry Akin and Art Holland, San Diego Gas & Electric A new 117-mile transmission line now winds through a national forest,  traverses an arid desert and climbs through the mountains of California from  Imperial County to San Diego County. … Continue reading

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