Works are expected to be completed within three weeks
Works are expected to be completed within three weeks
The Emirate of Dubai is constantly attracting attention with spectacular construction projects, unique design concepts and exceptional superlatives. Not only does it feature the world's tallest building at present – the 828 m-high Burj Khalifa – in the city on the Persian Gulf, it is also renowned worldwide for the artificially built island of Palm Jumeirah with its villas, holiday homes and hotels. The Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH subsidiary in Dubai was already playing a key role in the construction of the island in 2004. Vibro techniques were used to consolidate over 10 million m³ of sand and the subsoil was stabilized for the future development.
Fugro has raised the bar in CFA (continuous flight auger) pile testing during groundworks for a new high rise development in London, UK.
The Battersea Power Station, located on the south bank of the River Thames in Nine Elms, London, was constructed in the 1930s. With its four-chimney layout, the former power station is one of the most recognizable landmarks of the British capital, which has also attracted more than a few popular cultural references: It is featured on the cover of the Pink Floyd album “Animals” and it is a significant backdrop in the 1965 Beatles film “Help!”
Yet another distinctive building will soon adorn the skyline of the largest city in Australia: The new Crown Sydney Hotel Resort, the first six-star hotel in Sydney, is currently being built in the Barangaroo South district. With 69 floors (including mezzanines) and a height of 275 m, the hotel will be the tallest habitable building in the city. It will have 350 rooms, suites and luxury apartments, as well as restaurants, bars, luxury boutiques and conference rooms. Bauer Foundations Australia Pty Ltd and joint venture partner Piling Contractors execute the foundation work, which was commissioned by Crown Sydney Property Pty Limited, in August 2016.
Pile testing by Fugro using the Osterberg Cell (O-cell®) bi-directional technique has saved time, reduced safety risks and overcome space constraints during piling for Highways England’s A19/A1058 junction improvements near Newcastle, UK.
Balfour Beatty has been awarded Project of the Year with a Geotechnical Value of over £3 million at the Ground Engineering Awards 2016. The award recognises the work undertaken to stabilise a historic landslide in Lyme Regis and the efforts made to ensure the work did not impact on the area’s UNESCO World Heritage Site status.
In 2005, Bauer Spezialtiefbau Schweiz AG carried out the specialist foundation engineering works in Erstfeld for the ARGE VGE Lot 1
Bauer Funderingstechniek B.V. constructed an underwater concrete base for Europe's deepest parking garage in leiden
Network Rail has begun work to build the new station at Abbey Wood as part of the Crossrail programme.
The NZ Transport Agency is approaching the home straight to complete repairs on a significant slip on State Highway 1 south of Kawakawa. Flooding last July caused the slip, closing the highway for seven days and requiring a temporary route to be built.
Deutsches Haus in Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam, is a symbol of the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Germany. It will be the official residence of the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, as well as the economic and cultural focal point for German companies and institutions in Vietnam.
Balfour Beatty has laid the first ever section of track for dedicated use by Crossrail trains on the 62-mile length of Europe’s largest infrastructure project which will carry millions of passengers when the new route under London opens in 2018.
FoundOcean has been awarded the contract to grout the 150 monopile foundations for the 600MW Gemini Offshore Wind Farm, on behalf of main contractor Van Oord. The project will be the first to use MasterFlow 9800, a revolutionary new material jointly developed by FoundOcean and BASF.
Golder Associates is serving as geotechnical lead on a project that recently received the top spot on Roads & Bridges 2014 Top 10 Bridges list, which recognizes the best in bridge construction.
The bauma China has once again established itself as a firm fixture in the trade show calendar for Bauer Maschinen GmbH. By its very nature, the show is a major event for Chinese visitors and manufacturers. The official closing report by the trade show management lists 3,104 exhibitors, of which 2,097 alone were from China. However, the trade show is increasingly becoming an event with international reach. Bauer Maschinen GmbH also noticed this trend at its stand: in spite of the difficult market situation overall, the Bauer team welcomed numerous visitors from Russia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Middle East, Australia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. There were even some visitors from South America.
BAM has successfully driven the first pile at the LNG jetty in Aqaba, Jordan. Together with its sister company BAM Contractors from Ireland and its Jordanian joint-venture partner MAG Engineering & Contracting Co. BAM International was awarded the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the LNG jetty in November 2013. BAM Infraconsult is involved in the designing of the civil works. The project is proceeding as scheduled and the hand-over to Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC) is expected in April 2015.
The installation of the 77 monopile foundations and transition pieces were successfully finished Tuesday, 29, July 2014. Well-defined working processes in addition to skilled operations ensured a very fast installation process for the foundations. The offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 is located around 37km north of the isle of Borkum.
BAM International and its South African joint-venture partner Stefanutti Stocks have driven the first pile for the construction of the petroleum jetty at the Kissy Oil Terminal of Freetown in Sierra Leone.