Category Archives: Core Drilling

Core Drilling Port Houston

Port Houston is continuing to upgrade and expand, and in terms of foreign tonnage, it is the busiest in the United States, and second only to New Orleans in terms of overall tonnage. Throughout the port, container cranes are used for loading and unloading intermodal containers from cargo ships. The cranes run along a railway that parallels the water so […]

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Core Drilling and Concrete Sawing at Houston IAH

ATI’s expertise and professionalism was called on again at Houston’s International Airport. IAH is adding an automated parking system which will improve safety and turnaround time for flights. Core drilling and concrete sawing were needed to mount the display and run electrical and communications conduit. Three factors made this project different than others. First, all work had to be done […]

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Four Concrete Cutting Services – One Company

ATI is working on a chemical plant expansion on the Gulf Coast providing the customer an expert “one stop shop” for four concrete cutting services. Pile Cutting – cutting 14″ x 18″ precast piles Pile Crushing – crushing precast and auger piles to expose rebar Wall Sawing – cutting piles that are in deep pits Core Drilling – drilling holes in […]

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Concrete Dolphin

Underwater Wire Sawing and Core Drilling

ATI expertise with underwater wire sawing and core drilling was demonstrated at the Port of Houston in February. A barge collided with a concrete dolphin, knocking it off the steel sheet piling, which itself was old and rusted throughout, into the ship channel into 40’ deep water, causing navigation issues in the port. (A dolphin is a man-made structure extending […]

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Large Diameter Core Drilling

Large Diameter Core Drilling

Aggregate Technologies recently completed a coring project for the installation of taxiway lights at Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH). The following is an interview about the project with Ronnie Wills, president of the company. ATI was contracted to drill holes for a taxiway project at the Houston Airport. What were the dimensions of these holes? 60” in diameter by up to […]

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