Press Pit – Tallent Automotive

Client Niken Construction
Project Installation of a new Press pit foundations at Thyssen Krupp Tallent Ltd – Llanelli
Completion Date 08/2012
Contract Period 12 Weeks
Value £571k

The main project consisted of the following works: –

  • Removal of heavily reinforced concrete floor slabs to accommodate the new pit location, on-site crushing and recycling of the removed concrete floor slabs.
  • Mass excavation of the existing ground to form the pit within temporary steel sheet piles complete with hydraulic frames.
  • Landscaping works for the excavated materials on site.
  • Installation of reinforced concrete floors, walls and piers to accommodate the new press pit locations. Concrete foundations inclusive of Holding down bolt boxes, heavy duty steel angle edging, heavy duty service plates and apertures into the existing adjacent basement.
  • Installation of die cart rails, service trenches and existing floor reinstatements around the newly installed structure.