Ultra-Lum educates the community

Ultra-Lum educates the community   I-95 Billboard Driven in Minutes   Editor: Allison Braswell Ultra-Lum Services has selected to use ICE®'s reliable vibratory driving solutions for the installation of a digital billboard in New Haven, CT. Ultra-Lum, hired by OUTFRONT Media, was contracted to install a billboard foundation made up of a single 48" (inches) caisson, which is 108' (feet) in length. This billboard is one of many being placed along the I-95 ... Read more

Keeping The Water at Bay in Philadelphia

Keeping The Water at Bay in Philadelphia Editor: Allison Braswell A variety of piers over the Delaware River waterfront in Northern Philadelphia make the perfect recreational spots for area locals and visitors alike. Some of the most popular activities include catch and release fishing, live concerts, and taking in views of the river. Recent environmental changes, like the current rise in global sea levels, make it difficult to keep these spaces safe for the public and open year-round. ... Read more

Congratulations Mike Douglas! 20 years with ICE®

ICE® 20-years of Service  ~ Mike Douglas ~ ICE® Engineering: 20-years and counting  Editor: Debbie Reaney After earning his master's degree in mechanical engineering, Michael Douglas was asked to join our team as an apprentice working under the pile driving master, Tony Last. In 2000, over twenty years ago, Douglas was assigned into a full-time staff engineering role.  As quality began to slip at J&M Foundation Equipment, LLC, on the ICE® smal ... Read more

Creating Safer Recreational Grounds in Lower Manhattan

Creating Safer Recreational Grounds in Lower Manhattan  Editor: Allison Braswell    As sea levels are on the rise due to coastal storms and other threats posed by climate change, the City of New York is taking action to protect parks, neighborhoods, and vegetation across 2.4 miles of Manhattan's East Side against storm damage and flooding. Beginning in Fall 2020, the $1.45-billion East Side Coastal Resiliency Project involves elevating East River Park, ins ... Read more

3 Points of Contact

3 Points of Contact Bridge construction team reinvents mobility and driven pile control Editor: Debbie Reaney Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc., based out of Wilmington, NC, was awarded a new project in July 2021 on behalf of Effingham County and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to help increase residential and business access to the rapidly growing Rincon community. Selected due to their past work with GDOT infrastructure projects across the state, including H ... Read more

Congratulations Rick Sadler! 20 years with ICE®

ICE® 20-years of Service  ~ Rick Sadler ~ Rick Sadler is a valuable team member, trainer, innovator, and friend to all who know him. ICE® is thankful and proud of his service within the ICE® New Jersey Service, Sales & Rentals Branch for over 20 years.   "Since I was 10 years old and was allowed to ride the crane hook from the bridge to the barge, I knew I would work in the pile driving industry," Sadler explained. "There was never a dull moment shadowing wit ... Read more

CSXT Railroad chooses OCCI for Bridge Replacement Project

CSXT Railroad chooses OCCI for Bridge Replacement Project ICE assists with rail bridge support efforts. Editor: Debbie Reaney The CSX Transportation Railroad bridge crossing built in 1927, recently required the replacement of its original timber framework where Lizard Creek meets the Tensaw River in Hurricane, AL because timber doesn't have the life span of the more modern steel and concrete methods of construction. OCCI of Fulton, MO was chosen to do the work due to thei ... Read more

Drilling in Downtown Ohio

Drilling in Downtown Ohio  HS75 groundwork for new modern multi-use hotpot   Editor: Debbie Reaney Downtown Columbus is upgrading its city skyline with the development of a new 13-story multi-use tower. Just across the street from St. Joseph's Cathedral built in 1878, located at 195 Broad Street, will be the site of a new modern design structure. The construction will feature rental units on floors 6-12 with amenity space on the 13th floor, a rooftop deck with a ... Read more

A refurbished ICE® 216 from the 1980s breathes with new life in New Jersey

Editor: Debbie Reaney What is Old Becomes New Again: A refurbished ICE® 216 from the 1980s breathes with new life in New Jersey. A piece of ICE® equipment that was manufactured in the early 1980's recently was purchased from a customer. When the ICE® 216 Vibratory Pile Driver/Extractor made it back to the New Jersey yard, the service team was proud to see how well the equipment runs even from almost 40 years ago. The customer who purchased it back in the 80's kept the equipment ... Read more

Congratulations Kris Young! 20 years with ICE®

20 Years with ICE®  -Kris Young-   Kris Young is celebrating 20 years as a Service Technician with International Construction Equipment®.  Born in Rising Sun, Indiana, he attended school to become a race car mechanic, starting his career with the Ford Motor Company at a dealership. Kris found himself branching out into the construction industry when he started as a Service Technician with the ICE® drilling family in November of 2001.  Jumping headfirst int ... Read more