Hammer & Steel, Inc.

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Hammer & Steel, Inc.

 •  May 15

Several cities in Florida have become some of the fastest growing regions in the United States in recent years, and with this strong growth comes strong demand for new infrastructure. The I-4 Ultimate project is a highway expansion development of more than 21 miles throughout the Orlando metro area. Stretching from west of Kirkman Road in Orange...

Hammer & Steel, Inc.

 •  September 29, 2016

Owners of land adjacent to a flowing stream often know all too well the issues of land erosion. The property loss can often be devastating, consisting of lost acreage and, in worse cases, structural damage to existing buildings. Fortunately, as time has passed, the remedy for such problems has become far more manageable for owners and construction...

Hammer & Steel, Inc.

 •  May 26, 2016

As older infrastructure needs replacing, engineers often create more complex designs to address new issues. Such is the case with the replacement of a railroad bridge owned by Burlington Northern crossing the Mississippi River, which connects Memphis, TN to its West Memphis, AR. Sitting near the New Madrid Fault Zone, the region is prone to...

Hammer & Steel, Inc.

 •  March 21, 2016

Hammer & Steel supplied, on a rental basis, 112 pieces of PZC 18 sheet pile in 12'-15' lengths and rented an ABI HVR 85 excavator mounted Vibratory Hammer to construct a 96' X 21' X 96' "U" shaped cofferdam inside Mechanic Dynamics and Analysis mechanic shop. They needed to construct a new concrete foundation for a 90-ton Lathe that had to be in...

Hammer & Steel, Inc.

 •  September 4, 2015

The ABI Mobilram TM 13/16 SL was recently used to drive steel sheet pile for the construction of a new train station project in Fairfield, CA. C.C. Myers, Inc. had to drive PZC 18, 32 ft. to 43 ft. in length, near railroad tracks in very dense material, in some places up to 200 blows/ft. To overcome these difficult driving conditions, pre-drilling ...

Hammer & Steel, Inc.

 •  June 1, 2015

Over the last week, the Houston suburb of Dayton, TX, home of Hammer and Steel’s Texas branch, witnessed something likely not seen in several generations. In order to save local herds from rising flood waters due to the recent heavy rains in the area, volunteer cowboys and cattle ranchers completed a cattle drive through the downtown area of the ...

Hammer & Steel, Inc.

 •  April 16, 2015

Environmental remediation has been one of the many growing areas of the heavy construction industry over the past several decades, especially site cleanup. With that, many interesting techniques have developed. Last month, Admire Construction out of Oklahoma was contracted to drill 21’ deep holes to plant trees for a phytoremediation project at ...

Hammer & Steel, Inc.

 •  January 2, 2015

Back in February 2014, security cameras captured a giant sinkhole opening underneath the Skydome of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The Skydome is the signature building of the Museum, 70 ft. in diameter and 90 ft. tall to the glass roof with a walkway around the perimeter for patrons. The museum housed 8 Corvettes valued ...

Hammer & Steel, Inc.

 •  June 29, 2014

Brooklyn, the most populous borough of New York City, has famously undergone a massive residential construction boom over the past few years. To fit the needs of an ever-growing demand for luxurious city living, one of several new high-rise residential buildings is underway in downtown Brooklyn, and Hammer and Steel is providing several rigs to ...

Hammer & Steel, Inc.

 •  April 17, 2014

In keeping in line with California’s penchant for exceptional public transportation systems, the counties of Sonoma and Marin have begun joint construction of an area transit system, and Hammer and Steel has been commissioned for providing steel sheet piling for the job. Labeled SMART (Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit), phase I of the project calls ...