Canadian Consulting Engineer

Deep Foundations Institute

  • Waterloo and McMaster civil engineering students earn DFI scholarships

    February 11, 2020 by CCE

    The Deep Foundations Institute’s (DFI’s) educational trust has awarded two Manuel Fine scholarships, each worth US$2,500, to civil engineering students in Ontario. The first is Michelle Liu, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo. During her undergraduate studies, she

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    S3: Slope – Support – Stabilization

    July 15, 2019 by Doug Picklyk

    Technical Committees of Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) are combining their slope industry expertise to organize a two-day seminar on the effective application of deep foundations, ground improvement, and soil mixing for stabilization of landslides and slopes and support of deep

  • Canadian named president of Deep Foundations Institute

    January 4, 2019 by CCE

    Matthew Janes, P.Eng., a senior engineer with Isherwood Associates in Toronto is president of DFI for 2019, while Daniel MacLean, P.Eng., of Keller Foundations Ltd. in Acton, Ontario joins the DFI Board. 

  • Two Ontario engineering students receive DFI scholarship awards

    January 26, 2018 by CCE

    Lauren Augustin at the University of Waterloo and Yaman Zahra from Western each receive US$2,500 Manuel Fine scholarship awards.

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    International Foundations Congress and Equipment Expo

    January 9, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

    This technical conference is dedicated to the design and construction of foundation systems, using the latest geo-engineering and geo-construction technologies and practices. This one-of-a-kind event attracts attendees from around the world, who have access to various technical education programs and

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    43rd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

    December 20, 2017 by Doug Picklyk

    The theme of the conference is Mastering the Challenge: Engineering for Complex Loading Conditions in the 21st Century. The 2018 conference will feature technical presentations on innovations and advancements that address performance-based design and construction of foundations subject to increasingly

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    42nd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

    September 7, 2017 by Doug Picklyk

    DFI’s 42nd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations is an opportunity for attendees to network with the largest gathering of practitioners specializing in the deep foundations industry; attend special lectures featuring world-renowned keynote speakers; learn about innovations in design, construction and

  • Applications open to Ontario students for Manuel Fine Scholarship

    September 7, 2017 by CCE

    Two US$2,500 scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate civil engineering students attending schools in Ontario.