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High-End Finish … Fast!

High-End Finish… FAST! Our client, Hardwall Forming, needed a 1.2m x 1m grade beam with a high-end finish in a hurry, for their Manderley Condo project.  This was an element that would have been almost impossible to form conventionally. Torrent worked with the team at Hardwall to pre-plan the shoot carefully and after multiple site…

Fortifying Vancouver History with Shotcrete

Fortifying Vancouver History with Shotcrete Two history-rich landmarks in downtown Vancouver are now a lot stronger thanks to recent seismic upgrading by the Torrent Shotcrete team. After completing a total seismic upgrade to St. Andrews Church, which included the Bell Tower, Torrent moved across the street and recently completed a complete seismic upgrade to the…

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Inside a High-Tech Cement Laboratory

#1 in Torrent’s Innovation Series Sublime Systems, a Boston-based startup is working to clean up one of the world’s toughest climate challenges: cement. Sublime Systems is doing something entirely new by bringing electrochemistry to cement production. The result is part brewery, part mining operation, part cement production. Read all about the innovations that two former…

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Expertise Recognized

Torrent Recognized for Excellence at ASA Awards Awards season in the shotcrete industry has just wrapped up and Torrent Shotcrete is delighted to have been recognized as the shotcrete provider for a winning entry in the American Shotcrete Association’s 2022 Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards Conference and Banquet. Torrent was contracted by Soncin Construction to provide…

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High-Speed Upgrade

High-Speed, High-Quality Upgrade for Valery Homes For Valery Homes, acquiring and upgrading existing properties is an important component of their overall business model. Valery worked with Torrent to assistance with an upgrade of an existing building where the underground parking garage walls needed substantial updating and repair. Ground water was the culprit causing damage to…

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Subterranean Solutions

Subterranean Solutions It’s amazing what lurks beneath the surface of our fair cities… In Tsawwassen, BC, a series of 4 large, subterranean water reservoirs lie beneath the public tennis courts at Pebble Hill Park. Our client, The Bennett Group, was hired by the engineering team at Metro Vancouver to provide seismic and structural upgrading to…

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The new Torrentshotcrete.com – Fresh New Look, More Reasons than Ever.

The New Torrentshotcrete.com – Fresh New Look, More Reasons than Ever. We’re proud to announce our brand-new website is up and running at torrentshotcrete.com We’re confident it will help new and potential clients really understand what makes Torrent different and how we can help accelerate projects through our tried-and-true collaborative process. You’ll find our Torrent…

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10=50?

10 = 50? So how does that happen? Since when does 10 equal 50? Well, sometimes the power and potential of Torrent Shotcrete can result in some pretty impressive math. Mardina Construction contracted Torrent to shoot 18″ thick, high-lift walls on one of their projects – 10 shoots in total were booked. These walls were…

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Shoot to Save!

Shoot to Save In just about any business you can think of, it’s a truism that time is money.  So it makes sense that any time you can save on a project schedule will equate to real bottom-line savings. But that only works if the quality is still there. Sacrificing quality simply for speed is…

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Recipe for Success

Recipe for Success One of the most important variables in determining success in the shotcrete arena is field training. Excellence in execution come from two things – experience and education. As the training and communications director at Torrent, it’s always a great pleasure when I get to see these two variables in action at a…

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