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    • Screw Piles & Light Structures = No Brainer for Manitobans April 27, 2017
      The screw pile industry markets hard that screw piles are cheaper than concrete.  The truth is that screw piles can be used for a wide range of projects and, depending on the soil characteristics, they aren’t always cheaper. However, here … Continue reading →

    • Baeumler Approved Screw Pile Company for Manitoba & Kenora! April 13, 2017
      Postech Screw Piles – Manitoba and Kenora is Baeumler Approved.  We are very excited and proud to be a part of the Baeumler Approved family.  Our status of Baeumler Approved means we are recognized as striving to meet the same … Continue reading →

    • Postech Hovercraft Excavator? June 17, 2016
      Is it true?  Does Postech Screw Piles Manitoba and NW Ontario use hovercraft excavators? One might think this is the case, however the pictures in the slideshow below show Postech’s installers working hard to make it look like an excavator … Continue reading →

    • City of Winnipeg & Screw Piles June 8, 2016
      In the past month the City of Winnipeg has released an information bulletin regarding their approach to screw piles.  If you click the link below you can download a copy of the bulletin: http://winnipeg.ca/ppd/pdf_files/InformationBulletins/2016/2016-001-S.pdf  What should you know about screw … Continue reading →

    • Reusable Piles? May 10, 2016
      Today we had a pretty cool project.  A past customer decided to take their backyard paradise to the next level and required 8 screw piles for their new deck. The deck which was being replaced with a new grand deck was … Continue reading →

    • Postech Fort Frances – CJ Contracting April 27, 2016
      Postech Manitoba and NW Ontario is excited to announce that Claude Jodoin of CJ Contracting has officially joined the Postech Screw Piles team as the authorized dealer for the Fort Frances area! The Fort Frances area includes but is not … Continue reading →

    • Length Matters to Manitobans April 6, 2016
      Length may or may not matter depending on the topic of conversation but when it comes to screw piles here in Manitoba length matters a whole lot and some companies offer products that come up short. First, if you live … Continue reading →

    • The Disadvantage of Helical Screw Piles March 3, 2016
      Typically we write about the amazing benefits of helical screw piles.  One such benefit we broadcast regularly is in how we monitor the torque during installation to ensure the capacities required are met.  That’s huge when compared to the traditional … Continue reading →

    • Death to Soil Assumptions February 18, 2016
      Did you know that there is a good chance your home, sunroom, cottage or deck has been built on a foundation designed using soil assumptions? What exactly is a soil assumption?  In Manitoba (and most other places) many of the … Continue reading →