Innovations

INV00201 Unistrut Drainage Supports

Published on 21 March 2016

Raft Slab for new Crossrail Station at Bond Street Western Ticket Hall is 1.5m thick and design required 100mm and 150mm drainage pipework to be installed in the core of the slab. Read more...

INV00196 Fresh Concrete Removal

Published on 21 March 2016

The ICE specification for piling and embedded retaining walls (B8.4.6 concrete casting level) states that the uncontaminated concrete shall be brought to the top of the guide wall if the cut off level for the panel is greater than 1m below the top level of the guide walls. The method used for concreting the d-wall of Cambridge Heath Site and the upper level of Durward Street Site followed this specification. Read more...

INV00194 LED Site Lighting

Published on 21 March 2016

BBMV C512 ran a competition for lighting suppliers to design an optimum solution for illuminating Cambridge Heath Shaft during construction. Read more...

INV00192 Bespoke Drilling Rig

Published on 21 March 2016

BBMV’s specialist piling division, comprising of Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering (BBGE) and Bachy Soletanche, carried out coring works of a disused retaining wall that ran along a string of pile locations. Read more...

INV00183 iPhone Electrofusion PSS i-Site App

Published on 21 March 2016

Electrofusion is a method of joining MDPE, HDPE andother plastic pipes using special fittings which havebuilt-in electric heating elements used to weld the jointstogether. Within the Utilities industry Electrofusionforms a crucial part of pipeline construction forstakeholders such as National Grid, Thames Water etc.The accurate recording of weld locations and thesuccess criteria for each joint has become a crucial partof construction quality assurance for these Utilityproviders. Read more...