Second Kowan ZU100 Silent Sheet Pile Press Purchased
Sheet Piling (UK) Ltd have purchased a second Kowan ZU100 Silent Sheet Pile Press, expanding their fleet of clean, modern and environmentally friendly Silent Vibration-Free steel sheet pile pressing machines.
The Kowan ZU100 Silent Sheet Pile Press was purchased from Watson & Hillhouse, the UK and European agents for Kowan Co. Ltd. Manufacturers Kowan Co. Ltd, who are based in Kochi, Japan, export their innovative, environmentally sensitive Sheet Piling machines globally.
The new Kowan ZU100 Silent Sheet Pile Press is capable of installing the complete range of Emirates Steel and Arcelor Mittal manufactured 700mm wide Z Section Sheet Piles using the latest environmentally sensitive sheet pile pressing methods. The Kowan ZU100 Silent Sheet Pile Press has been designed from the ground up to conform to the latest international environmental specifications which include an ultra clean Tier 4 Final low emissions engine, incredibly low operating noise levels of just 69db and the use of eco-friendly, biodegradable hydraulic oil.
Commenting on the recent investment, Sheet Piling (UK) Ltd Managing Director Andrew Cotton said: “The purchase of our second Kowan ZU100 Silent Sheet Pile Press in just twelve months, demonstrates our commitment to sensitive environmental issues, including noise and emissions, which are of concern to both our clients and the wider communities in which we operate. By keeping our fleet of specialist steel sheet piling equipment as modern and up-to-date as possible, we remain very much at the forefront of our industry, where we lead the way on environmental issues, safety and innovation.”
The new Kowan ZU100 Silent Sheet Pile Press was immediately put to work on the Berkeley Group‘s prestigious Southall Waterside development in the London borough of Ealing. This new residential, retail and leisure development will ultimately offer a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, overlooking 90 acres of stunning country park. The project is set to be extremely popular as it will offer a fast Crossrail link into Central London and excellent transport links to both Heathrow Airport and the M4 Motorway network, which are just a few miles away.
Technical information for the Kowan ZU100 Silent Sheet Pile Press is included on page eleven of our Silent & Vibration Free Piling Technical Guidance
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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.