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Battersea Power Station Decomissioning

Battersea Power Station Decomissioning

Background Battersea Power Station A was built in the 1930s, with Battersea B Power Station to the east in the 1950s. The two stations were built to a nearly identical design, providing the long-recognized four-chimney layout. The station ceased generating electricity...
Aldi use Geosynthetics solution to expand HQ

Aldi use Geosynthetics solution to expand HQ

Aldi UK Headquarters in Atherstone needed to expand their car parking area to facilitate the growing business and its increasing workforce. They had a large area of land with a gradual embankment which they needed to increase the footprint area and create a two story...
Anchoring to secure facing materials on motorway slopes

Anchoring to secure facing materials on motorway slopes

The A1 Autostrada is a north-south motorway that runs 568km through central Poland from Gdansk, on the Baltic Sea. As part of the upgrade a new section of motorway was constructed between Piekary and Maciejów which required an anchoring solution to secure all of the...
Rapid slope protection at Newmont Ghana Gold Mine

Rapid slope protection at Newmont Ghana Gold Mine

Concrete Canvas® (CC) was specified as a solution for slope protection for slopes adjacent to the new reinforced earth wall at the Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) site in Ahafo, Ghana. In addition to this CC was also used for the protection of earth wall footings...
Improved road and footpath safety on Little Orme

Improved road and footpath safety on Little Orme

The Little Orme is comprised of limestone with sub-horizontal bedding planes. The jointing is orthogonal, defining large blocks. Generally, these joints are tight within the rock mass, however, due to weathering and block movement, they are often dilated on the rock...
Video: Gabion Retaining Wall – Carbis Bay, UK

Video: Gabion Retaining Wall – Carbis Bay, UK

Carbis Bay Hotel invested £8 million into a beach front regeneration project which involved the construction of a new piled wall to create space for the development at beach level. Given the limited space, a temporary supporting platform was required to accommodate...
Concrete Canvas – Avoca Mines Case Study

Concrete Canvas – Avoca Mines Case Study

In June, Concrete Canvas® Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (CC GCCM) was used to line a series of drainage channels at the Avoca Mines in Wicklow, Ireland. The site had a long history of mining, with copper mining activities having been reported as far back as...