Paradox Blog

Access Granted in Buffalo Creek: A Trailer from Paradox

Posted by Taylor Doll on April 24, 2020

In a remote northern corridor of Alberta, Paradox worked around the clock to build an 11-kilometre access road for a large North American energy company. And this wasn’t your typical road build—this road needed to be built across extremely challenging terrain, made up largely of muskeg in a sensitive wetland area.

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Here's How Canada's Natural Resource Sector Can Conquer the Sublayer Paradox in 2020 and Beyond

Posted by Charles Proulx on January 03, 2020

Western Canada's energy and natural resources sectors are synonymous with the provisions of commodities across Canada and throughout the world, which is no easy feat. Large plays where valuable natural resources are sourced are often in areas that are virtually inaccessible. Unstable land foundations such as high-water tables and soft layers of earth effectively impede safe and efficient access to these regions.

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Technology Has Changed How You Should Be Building Your Roads – Here's Why

Posted by Marc Breault on December 20, 2019

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” — Arthur C. Clarke

Roads are an indispensable part of modern infrastructure. They enable the transport of people and goods around the world and have been around for thousands of years. In fact, the earliest evidence of constructed roads dates all the way back to 4,000 B.C., in former Mesopotamia (now Iraq) where these ancient, stone-paved roads were built using mud bricks and bitumen. 

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A Better Future Demands Better Road Building Techniques Today

Posted by Marc Breault on September 27, 2019

For most of us, roads are long stretches of pavement that serpentine through the countryside and keep our cities organized in neat grids. But – as with anything – there’s a lot more going on beneath the surface.

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Top three cost-saving benefits of building roads with Tough Cell®

Posted by Marc Breault on September 17, 2019

When it comes to designing transportation infrastructure, only some engineering firms proactively seek out new roadbuilding technologies. Instead, many choose to stick to conventional roadbuilding methods – a decision that isn’t necessarily in your company’s best interest.

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