Controlled Modulus Column (CMC) ® Rigid Inclusions

Controlled Modulus Column (CMC) is an environmentally sound and economical solution for strengthening soft ground using grouted inclusion.

Controlled Modulus Column was invented by Menard in 1990s as a cost effective alternative to piles. It increases the stiffness of the treated soil mass by allowing effective load sharing between the soils and the columns.

CMC techniques for soil

Your CMC questions… and our answers

Groundwater is no obstacle. Care should be taken and the design should be adapted accordingly in cases where the water flow through the soil is high.

Our company systematically controls cut-off to ensure the quality of the works. There is no risk of damage if earthworks are carried out according to best practices.