Block 185

Austin, Texas

Block 185 is a 37 floor building with 6 basement floors below ground surface which is below groundwater, the project is within 300 feet from the Colorado river which requires a support of excavation that acts as cutoff wall.  Malcolm design-build the support of excavation for the basement by utilizing the structural slurry wall technique, the slurry walls will have multiple functions for the project being the basement walls, the support of excavation allowing excavation to extend 65 feet below grade and approx. 40 feet below ground water level, and also acted as a cutoff wall allowing mass excavation to be performed without major dewatering.
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Hollywood Presbyterian

Hollywood, California

Malcolm Drilling was contracted to design and construct the temporary support of excavation for the basement of the new Acute-Care Services Replacement Hospital Building at the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. The design-build system for this new OSHPD structure consisted of 17,000 SF of shoring utilizing soldier beams, timber lagging, tiebacks, and the innovative re-use and retrofit of an existing permanent retaining wall.
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Gravity Pipeline

Silicon Valley, California

This Airport access shaft project is 1 of 3 for the Silicon Valley Clean Water’s RESCU program (Regional Environmental Sewer Conveyance Upgrade). The project is the first tunneling progressive design-build of this nature in the US. Malcolm has been brought on as a specialist contractor in constructing the walls for the TBM launch shaft. The job will allow 3 times more water flow than the original 45 year old pipeline. The tunnel is 3.3 miles in length, which is the equivalent to almost 59 football fields.

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Big Win

San Francisco, California Malcolm Drilling is excited to announce that 181 Fremont has received the Award of Excellence from the Council on Tall Buildings & Urban Habitat across a whopping five categories: The Best Tall Building (200-299 meters), Structural Engineering,…

Big Win
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Versatile Solutions

Loma Linda, California

The 50-year-old steam plant at the Loma Linda University Health hospital needed a significant foundation upgrade to bring it up to current building codes and prepare for a pending transformer replacement. Much of the work for this OSHPD retrofit needed to be performed inside and immediately surrounding the operating steam plant. Tight site access and low headroom were major challenges. Malcolm utilized a versatile system of drilled shafts, design-build temporary shoring, various utility supports, and other foundation elements to accomplish the work.

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Mission: Mitigation

Valley City, North Dakota After noticing an asphalt depression along a quiet stretch of I-94 near Valley City, North Dakota the local Department of Transportation installed an inclinometer and discovered the freeway embankment had moved an alarming 1.5 inches in…

Mission: Mitigation
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Towers of Power

San Francisco, California Trinity Place is a large, four-tower residential development in downtown San Francisco, with three towers completed and the fourth and final tower well-underway. Malcolm installed the basement foundation for Tower 3, and is now hard at work…

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Piles for Miles

Logan, Utah In order to provide a value engineered solution for the Logan Wastewater Treatment Facility replacement project, Malcolm Drilling proposed 2,340 piles that will support 12 different structures in lieu of driven steel piles. By the time all piles are in, we will have drilled roughly 38…

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Working Platform Safety

DFI - Deep Foundations Institute, ADSC-IAFD - the International Association of Foundation Drilling, and PDCA - the Pile Driving Contractors Association, represent the heart of the foundation construction industry in the U.S. A primary component of the vision of these…

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Breaking Barriers

It's a big day. In addition to holding the #2 spot on Engineering News Record's Excavation/Foundation Specialty Contractor List for the second year in a row, Malcolm also broke the $400M mark. We're proud of these accomplishments and look forward…

Breaking Barriers
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