BAUER Foundations Canada Inc. (BFCA) is an expert service provider in deep foundations construction. BFCA is a 100 % owned subsidiary of the German based BAUER Group’s construction division, BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH, which is a world leader in special foundations techniques. Bauer is active in a wide variety of industries, with engineering, construction and equipment manufacturing throughout the world.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH, BFCA is fully supported by specialist technical departments in Germany. In collaboration with our sister companies in the Americas and beyond, we have access to additional rigs and specialist resources as required. By maintaining close links with our worldwide network of over 40 offices, we are able to draw upon the full depth of the BAUER Group's experience and engineering knowledge to develop the most innovative and cost-effective solution to our clients’ foundation needs.
BFCA was set-up in Canada in 2005 and has since become the first choice specialist contractor for complex foundation projects in the Infrastructure, Industrial, Oil & Gas, Commercial and Hydro Dam sectors. We have performed many large and complex projects within the Canadian market, including work in the provinces of Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, BC, Northwest Territories, Maritimes and Quebec.
BFCA is headquartered in Calgary and operates across the entire Canadian market with a focus on the following core competencies:
- Drilled Shafts
- Augercast piling / CFA piles
- Secant piling
- Displacement piles
- Shoring / Tie back systems
- Slurry Walls (Diaphragm and Cut-off Walls)
- Cutter-Soil-Mixing Walls (CSM)
- Ground improvement (Vibro-compaction, Vibro-replacement)
- Jet Grouting & Curtain Grouting
We operate state-of-the-art equipment which is manufactured in-house at our facilities and so can be easily adapted to project specific requirements as necessary.
Safety is our highest core business value. We are COR registered and have received the Association of Drilled Shaft Contractors (ADSC) Safety Award for 2012, 2013, 2014 and the Goal Zero Best in Class Contractor Safety Award from Shell P&T Heavy Oil in 2014. Our internal safety programme, culture and values create a safe workplace environment for our employees and other stakeholder parties.
Recognized for best in class for quality and workmanship, BFCA was finalist in Suncor Energy’s President’s Operational Excellence Awards in 2013 in the Major Projects Contractor category and was the only contractor in North-America to receive the ADSC Quality Award in 2014. Our employees are fully devoted to ensuring that our projects are delivered to the highest quality standards.