Earth Retention Systems

May 15, 2018
Earth Retention

Earth Retention
Don’t Move!

          The four elements, Wind, Fire, Water, and Earth, play important roles in our daily lives. Wind needs to be harnessed for […]
June 24, 2018
Design Retaining Walls

Soldier Pile Walls

What are they and how do they work?      Such an odd name, but it has been with us for centuries.  The “soldier” portion of […]
July 18, 2018
Park District, Dallas, Texas

There’s much more to it than you think!

There’s much more to it than you think!       Orduno Design Services (ODS) is a sister company to Oscar Orduno, Inc. (OOINC). It is […]
September 24, 2018
Retaining Wall

Every Job is Unique!

Every Job is Unique!      Earth Retention is the application of practical engineering expertise in order to stabilize soil and rock. These techniques can be […]
November 14, 2018

Shotcrete: A Versatile Tool

Doing what Other techniques Cannot Do HISTORY   Carl E. Akeley figured out how to spray dry concrete mix and water from a hose at the […]
December 13, 2018
OOi Slope Stability System

Slope Stabilization

Making the Grade   Our planet is not some idealized perfect sphere, like a billiard ball spinning in space. We have craggy, irregular surfaces everywhere, from […]
April 1, 2019

Choosing the Right Contractor

Retention systems require knowledge Children may be fine digging a hole in the backyard for fun. They usually get tired and give up before they do […]