Our Land Acknowledgement
Powell Foundations respectfully acknowledges that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Wendat, the Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississaugas of Scugog, Hiawatha and Alderville First Nations and the Métis Nation. We also recognize that this territory was the subject of the “Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant”, an agreement between the Iroquois Confederacy, the Ojibwe, and allied nations to peaceably share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes. The treaties that were signed for this particular parcel of land are collectively referred to as the Williams Treaties of 1923. Powell Foundations is grateful to have the opportunity to gather and operate on this land, and by doing so, give our respect to it’s first inhabitants.
Powell Foundations helps general contractors, property owners and developers by designing and installing pile foundations, shoring and footings. We have over 60 years of experience in delivering results on MTO, Metrolinx and private projects. Powell Foundations offers total expertise for every type of technique listed – when you choose Powell, your project gets done on schedule as planned.
Powell Foundations provides the right mixture of experience and expertise to ensure that integrity and excellence is met at every level.
We strive to provide foundations support to various contractors with quality and service being our main priority.
We are committed to providing unmatched levels of Safety, Quality and Service.
We give you absolute transparency throughout the project including progress, scheduling and challenges that arise. We are here to make your project easier. We know that clear, consistent communication is key.
Our top priority is making sure our team (and yours) arrives home safe every night. We closely follow all Health & Safety procedures and prioritize this pillar as one of our foundations.
Quality & flexibility
Our policy is to constantly improve processes, build in quality and offer flexibility in our approach. Our team have been hired for reasons beyond core skills – we identify free thinkers and problem-solvers.
Our teams show up to work ready to deliver results. We have developed an internal organizational structure that highlights the strength of individuals within every team setting. Our experience and expertise is always ready to deliver.
FOR GENERAL CONTRACTORS
Powell Foundations helps general contractors, property owners and developers by providing expertise within each of the following techniques:
We offer customized solutions to each project requirements.
Pile foundations are a type of deep foundation made up of of one or more vertical structural elements installed into the earth to transfer structural loads through unsuitable soil layers to competent foundation soils.
Powell Foundations offers a variety of shoring techniques that can provide temporary or permanent support and protection during new construction or alteration of existing structures, vessels or trenches.
Footings are a type of foundation technique which reinforces existing soil with a network of stone columns. The process uses an eccentric vibrating probe for drilling the column and compaction tiers of the incorporated material (stone) from the base of the column to the existing grade level.
Powell Foundations offers support for all highways, roads and bridges, We have worked all across Ontario providing custom solutions for any road or bridge project.
We offer solutions for ground improvement, slope stabilization, structural foundations and railway protection shoring.
We work closely with our clients to ensure a wide range of industrial applications including office buildings, automotive, machinery, consumer goods and more.
Powell Foundations is committed to environmental practices and we ensure each project is ethically and sustainably sourced.