STG Statement of Qualifications June 2014 - Page 11

STGINCORPOR ATED.COM 11 PILE FOUNDATION INSTALLATION What lies beneath Alaska’s beautiful landscape isn’t always so pretty. Permafrost, sand, and silt are inescapable in Alaska and building in these conditions requires extensive foundation work to ensure a strong start for a stable structure. Not surprisingly, nearly every structure in rural Alaska is built on pilings. Above: Sheet pile driving | Drift River 2012