Category Archives: Marine

Steel Pile Cutting Great Lakes

Illinois Harbor Expansion Aggregate Technologies equipment has been onsite in Lake Michigan near Waukegan, Illinois as part of a harbor expansion to allow for larger vessels to use the facility.  A pile cutting shear is being used to cut 12 inch steel pipe piles underwater and below the mudline. Originally the job was to use divers for the part of the project, […]

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Texas Bridge Removal

A Texas company recently rented our Model 30 Prime Cutter for the removal of all the bent caps and piles on the old Lyndon B. Johnson causeway. Also known as the Copano Bay Bridge, the old causeway, built in the late 1960’s, is 45 miles North of Corpus Christi, Texas, and separates Aransas and Copano Bays.  The TxDOT project replaces […]

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Concrete Wharf Demolition

With the Panama Canal expansion nearly complete, Wharf 2 at the Barbour’s Cut terminal of the Port of Houston is being upgraded and expanded to support larger cranes and ships. ATI was tasked in this project to remove huge, 16″ thick concrete wharf deck slabs and 2′ thick wharf walls. But the deck and wall were over water, and the […]

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