Helical Pier/Anchors and Micropiles/Rock Anchors


Location: London Pub, 9724 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4C 1V8

Fee: $15 plus a small Eventbrite processing fee

Registration: http://peoyork2015helicalpier.eventbrite.com

helical pierOf interest to geotechnical and structural engineers, these deep foundations support medium and heavily loaded permanent structures in compression, tension and lateral applications. Some advantages to using these types of deep foundations are there use in tight access locations and minimal or no vibrations or spoils during installation. These foundations are typically used new construction, shoring, environmental remediation, communication towers and solar arrays.

The presentation will include the following:

  • EBS Geostructural Company Overview
  • Video on the installation of helical piers/anchors
  • Video on the installation of micropiles/rock anchors
  • Theory on helical piers/anchors and micropiles/rock anchors
  • Review case histories on industrial, commercial, institutional and residential projects
  • Questions and answers


speaker dino vitoThe presenter is Dino Vito, P.Eng., president of EBS Geostructural. Receiving his Professional Engineer’s License in 1997, Dino Vito anchors the EBS team with over 17 years of experience in deep foundations. A graduate of the University of Waterloo, he completed both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Applied Science with a specialty in Geotechnical Engineering, Dino has long been the driving force behind EBS’s growth and expansion. Not one to rest for long, Dino enjoys spending time with family, and physical fitness when not planning our company’s next move.

Friends and family are also welcome.
It’s Wing Night at the pub; buy a drink and York Chapter will buy you a pound wings.
*Note: Please drink responsibly and arrange for a safe ride home

Rick Vender, P.Eng.
Program Director – PEO York Chapter
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