Installation of Arcelor Mittal AZ Steel Sheet Piles
Sheet Piling (UK) Ltd have recently commenced installation of Arcelor Mittal AZ Sheet Piles for BAM Nuttall on the Reading Station Upgrade Project.
The works involve the installation of approximately 150, 14.25m long Arcelor Mittal AZ 24-700 sheet pile sections in Grade S430GP steel. The Arcelor Z piles were ‘Free Issued’ to Sheet Piling (UK) Ltd via Arcelor’s Ridham Service Centre, in loose singles for installation using a Giken Z pile press.
Commenting on the AZ Sheet Pile installation scheme, Managing Director John Hull noted “Technically this was an extremely difficult project which involved installation of the longest single Arcelor AZ piles to be installed using a Z pile press in the UK to date”.
Installation of the Arcelor Z piles is due to be completed in April 2011.- Ends -
NOTES TO EDITORS
Sheet Piling (UK) Limited is one of the UK's leading piling contractors. Owning and operating a comprehensive range of specialist piling equipment Sheet Piling (UK) Ltd also carry extensive stocks of new and used piles enabling rapid reaction to any urgent requirements or emergency situations.