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Duke Tower Kitchener | 39 fl | U/C
On a scale of 1 - 10, 1 being a car driving by, 10 being a bulldozer through the living room, how loud is the drill cylinder usually?
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(01-11-2019, 02:39 PM)Lens Wrote:
(01-10-2019, 01:50 PM)jgsz Wrote: Is this the equipment?  It looks like a pile driver but it could be used for something else.

That's a shoring drill. They're moving quickly on this!

And if a shoring drill is already on site, and they aren't going down very far, you'd think forms/crane would be around the corner.  Like maybe a month away?
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That's relatively quick action. Do we have a # and specifics on units still unsold? If any?
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Update:

   

Another large drill-like piece of equipment (yellow one) arrived yesterday.  The 'drill' that's been here for a while drills into the soil and sandy soil is brought to the surface and when there is enough it gets taken away by a truck.  What I find curious is the cement truck that pours cement (?) into the drilled holes.  I have no idea why they would do that.  Can anyone offer an explanation?
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(01-24-2019, 10:33 AM)jgsz Wrote: Can anyone offer an explanation?

This video provides a good explanation of what's probably going on:
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(01-24-2019, 10:54 AM)EdM Wrote:
(01-24-2019, 10:33 AM)jgsz Wrote: Can anyone offer an explanation?

This video provides a good explanation of what's probably going on:

Thanks.  That is probably what they are doing.
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Thanks for posting that, very helpful!
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They are wasting no time on this project.  The pile construction is not finished on the west side but they have started to excavate on the Duke / Frederick corner.  

   
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(02-13-2019, 11:54 AM)jgsz Wrote: They are wasting no time on this project.  The pile construction is not finished on the west side but they have started to excavate on the Duke / Frederick corner.  

They could be digging to prepare for underground services...
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In this weather, no less!
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Yesterday they were still working on the remaining pile wall.  At the same time were starting the retaining wall.  I expect the pile driver to be taken away today.  

   
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They made very good time with the caissons.... theses guys are flying...
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(02-22-2019, 08:26 AM)Rainrider22 Wrote: They made very good time with the caissons....  theses guys are flying...

Yes they are.  And wasting no time.  I remember seeing their surveyors on site even before the church was totally demolished.
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Very good time! WOW.

I'm curious to see if we see some faster construction times in Waterloo Region moving forward. I always find that other bigger regions move a lot faster.
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(02-22-2019, 08:30 AM)jgsz Wrote:
(02-22-2019, 08:26 AM)Rainrider22 Wrote: They made very good time with the caissons....  theses guys are flying...

Yes they are.  And wasting no time.  I remember seeing their surveyors on site even before the church was totally demolished.
Please keep the updates coming.  You had a great vantage point there !!  We should do a pool to see who can guess the approximate month that your camera will start pointing up in stead of down to take the progress picture...
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