Open pit

Prop loads in embedded retaining structures

Prop loads in embedded retaining structures

October 28, 2019

There are two basic types of retaining structures: backfilled and embedded retaining structures. Backfilled retaining structures are gravity walls, reinforced concrete cantilever walls, gabion walls, reinforced soil structures. Embedded retaining structures are: diaphragm walls, pile walls and sheet pile walls. For smaller open pit depths it is possible to use embedded retaining structures without additional […]

Mixed in place method

Mixed in place method

May 9, 2019

One of the soil mixing methods is Mixed in place method (MIP) that has been developed and patented by BAUER company. Description of the method Mixed in place (MIP) refers to mixing the existing soil in situ with a binding agent. A triple auger is used to break up the soil. During this process, the […]

Testing of ground anchors

Testing of ground anchors

March 28, 2019

Ground anchor is a bearing element used to transfer the forces from the structure to the soil or rock mass. Early use of anchors included the application of rock bolts in Poland in 1918 and later in Czechoslovakia in 1926. Anchors were first introduced into civil engineering in 1934 by the French engineer André Coyne […]

Open pit protection – residential and commercial complex “Rio – Rijeka”

Open pit protection – residential and commercial complex “Rio – Rijeka”

March 14, 2019

In the area of the existing “Rio-Rijeka” factory, plans are underway to construct a residential and commercial center. The location planned for construction is in a favorable geographical position in the city of Rijeka and covers a very valuable area of the city above the “Kantrida” stadium, overlooking the Kvarner Bay. Planned construction The construction […]

Open pit protection – Roxanich Heritage Wine Hotel and wine cellar

Open pit protection – Roxanich Heritage Wine Hotel and wine cellar

October 4, 2018

At the site of the old cooperative cellar, built in 1902, at the foothill of the Istrian town Motovun, design for the construction of Roxanich Heritage Wine Hotel and wine cellar was launched. The selection of the old Motovun cellar as a specific place for the construction of a new wine center aims at expanding […]

Pile wall

Pile wall

August 23, 2018

What is pile wall? Piles are circular structural elements executed in the ground for the purpose of transferring vertical and horizontal loads into deeper and better layers of the foundation soil. Executing piles in the near vicinity, a pilot wall is formed and it is used as a temporary or permanent retaining structure in soil […]

Pile integrity test

Pile integrity test

August 2, 2018

What is pile integrity test? Pile integrity test covers the procedure for determining the integrity of individual vertical or inclined piles by measuring and analyzing the velocity (required) and force (optional) response of the pile induced by an (hand held hammer or other similar type) impact device usually applied axially and perpendicularly to the pile […]

Open pit protection – Tobacco Factory Rovinj (TDR)

Open pit protection – Tobacco Factory Rovinj (TDR)

July 5, 2018

As a part of the Tobacco Factory Rovinj in Kanafanar, the reconstruction and extension of the hall is under development within the existing factory complex. For the construction, it was necessary to execute the open pit protection, so we carried out geotechnical exploration and investigations for this purpose and made the main and the detailed […]

What are self drilling anchors?

What are self drilling anchors?

June 7, 2018

Self drilling anchors Self drilling anchors are special type of rod anchors. Self-drilling anchor consists of a sacrificial drill bit, hollow steel bar of the appropriate outer and inner diameter and coupling nuts. The anchor body is made of a hollow steel tube with an outer round thread. Steel tube has the sacrificial drill bit […]

Open pit protection for Hotel Sensatori in Dubrovnik – reinforced concrete piles and strand anchors

Open pit protection for Hotel Sensatori in Dubrovnik – reinforced concrete piles and strand anchors

April 20, 2018

Open pit protection   Within the existing complex Plat, near Dubrovnik, a reconstruction and construction of a hotel complex Hotels Plat is foreseen. The complex is located in the municipality Župa dubrovačka, on a mild peninsula Plat on the east coast of a spacious coav. The whole complex of hotel Plat is spread across 6.3 […]

Tunnel „T16“ precut protection- Construction of New Railway Section Kriva Palanka – Border with Republic of Bulgaria | Macedonia |

Tunnel „T16“ precut protection- Construction of New Railway Section Kriva Palanka – Border with Republic of Bulgaria | Macedonia |

December 12, 2017

Precut protection for the tunnel A challenging project we worked in the last couple of months is the precut protection for the tunnel „T16“ on the New Railway Section Kriva Palanka – Border with the Republic of Bulgaria, as Part of Corridor VIII. A interesting fact about corridor VIII is that it’s crossing the Republic […]

Building pit protection of Roxanich’s hotel and wine cellar in BIM

Building pit protection of Roxanich’s hotel and wine cellar in BIM

November 6, 2017

Pit protection of Roxanich’s hotel and wine cellar At the site of the old cooperative cellar, built in 1902, at the foothill of the Istrian town of Motovun, a project whose investment worth 10.000.000,00 euros has been launched. This attractive project for the construction of Roxanich Heritage Wine Hotel and a 5-story wine cellar was […]