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Thompson Drive To Contain Permafrost Protection Measures

Modern technology keeps the ground frozen year-round Alaska Business Monthly; July 2004 Alaska’s harsh climatic conditions often have adverse effects on man-made infrastructure such as roads, buildings, railways, or pipelines. Over the years, a number of innovative solutions have been developed to help overcome these difficulties. One well-known example is …

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Arctic Foundations Inc: Solutions For Building On Permafrost

Partners in Development; A Supplement to Petroleum News • Alaska; September 2001 Arctic Foundations, Inc. (AFI) is a locally owned and operated company located in Anchorage.  Despite its relative anonymity, the company has been successful on a global basis thanks to the innovative and award-winning thinking of its founder and …

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Forskning För Längre Skidsäsong

Forskning för längre skidsäsong Norrbottens Kuriren (Gällivare, Kuriren, Sweden); November 10, 2000 Ett 3—5-ärigt forsknigsproject med primärt mål att förlänga längdsskidåknings-säsongen i Gällivare pågår vid Dundrets skidstadium.  Ursprungsmetoden är hämtad från Alaska och går ut på att leda bort värme ur marken.  — Man kan saga att vi försöker skapa …

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Advanced Containment: Foundation Technique Traps Waste In Soils

Waste Treatment Technology News; April 1998 A foundation-shoring technique has led to a waste containment technology.  Arctic Foundations, Inc. (5621 Arctic Blvd., Anchorage, AK 99518; Tel:  907/562-2741, Fax: 907/562-0153) has pioneered a ground-freezing process it calls a “cryogenic barrier.”  Originally developed to prevent foundation slumping after seasonal freeze/thaw cycles in …

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