The stabilization of slopes represents an important aspect of many projects around the world. Slopes such as dams and embankments play a vital role in industry and infrastructure, and as a consequence require safeguarding against failure. Ground improvement methods offer innovative solutions to slope stability issues either in the developmental stages or as remediation to an existing issue. Menard Canada has extensive experience in the management and control of slope stability through the use of ground improvement. Our wide array of ground improvement techniques allows Menard Canada to provide our clients with a unique slope stability solution tailored to their project needs.
Featured Slope Stability Projects
Fantasy Gardens Mixed-Use DevelopmentRichmond, BC CanadaFantasy Gardens is a mixed-use development which includes a common parkade supporting several mid-rise buildings. One building is designed with a second basement level and requires dewatering during construction. Due to the groundwater’s high iron content, the Owner has requested to significantly reduce the amount of dewatering required and the associated water treatment costs. To address this issue, the Engineer... Read More
Highway NA30 EmbankmentBeauharnois, QCThe construction of Highway 30 consists of two separate sections totaling over 54 km of highway. The western stretch consisting of 42 km of road was entrusted to the NA30 Joint Venture. Menard Canada’s mandate was to reinforce the underlying soft soil of the access embankment to the bridge on Beauharnois river. The embankment was also to be used as... Read More
Meadowbank Mine DykeBaker Lake, NunavutMenard Canada was awarded by Fernand Gilbert Ltd for the dyke’s soil improvement so they can increase the capacity of the Meadowbank mine located near Baker Lake, Nunavut. Considering the climate and location, the ground improvement had to be done on 3 phases, every summer from 2008 to 2010. Two techniques had been used to reach the criteria of soil... Read More