Innovations

Chambers Wharf Retained Earth Slope

Published on 4 April 2019

The installation of a retaining wall to separate two working platforms was required at the Chambers Wharf site. The initial design involved the interlocking of Legato Blocks where the materials and... Read more...

Use of GGBS in Cutter Soil Mixing works

Published on 4 April 2019

Due to the in-ground contamination constraints at Tideways Earl Pumping Station Site a Geomix wall was required to be in place prior to Diaphragm Wall activities commencing. The effect of this was... Read more...

Highways CCTV Placement

Published on 27 February 2019

Deciding where to place the CCTV cameras on motorways and major roads used to be a dangerous and time-consuming job for engineers on the ground. We wanted to find a solution which would allow this to... Read more...

Digital Tools in Design & Construction

Published on 6 February 2019

PROJECT OUTLINE Bacton Asset Health, Scheme 1a Modifications to the top-tier COMAH natural gas terminal at Bacton. Installation of 35No. isolation valves ranging in diameter from 600mm to 900mm,... Read more...

Permanent Ballast Retention System

Published on 6 February 2019

In the past it was common practice in the industry to use 1ton ballast bags as a temporary measure before building up the wing walls. However now safe be design principles frown upon such practices... Read more...

EARPS Contamination Management System

Published on 31 January 2019

Earl Pumping Station is part of the Tideway project to develop a new sewer beneath London. The proposed work will intercept the existing Earl Pumping Station CSO. A CSO drop shaft will be constructed... Read more...

Raked UXO Probing

Published on 7 January 2019

The Richborough Connection Project was located between Canterbury and Richborough in a high risk zone for unexploded ordnance (UXO). This required every pile location on site to be probed prior to... Read more...

Risk Boxes

Published on 7 January 2019

PROJECT OUTLINE Design of a 1.5km 18” high pressure gas pipeline diversion as part of the HS2 enabling works. Including a 300m horizontal directional drilling (HDD) section to be installed beneath... Read more...