Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council award Quantum £35,000 ground investigation at Plot 4, Former Ebbw Vale Steel Works Site. Works to include cable percussive and rotary cored boreholes supplemented by trial pits, in-situ testing and an array of geotechnical and environmental testing. Quantum will provide both an Interpretative and Geotechnical Design Report for the scheme. Works to start late January.
January 2018 saw the completion of a major investigation and grouting programme at Usk Reservoir on behalf of Skanska as part of the Welsh Water Capital Delivery Alliance. The works comprised 78 No. Lugeon tests with 133 corresponding pressure grouting injections in the approach channel as well as 830 No. grout injection holes in the tumble basin and spillway and supplementary polyurethane resin injection and investigative drilling of the clay dam core. The works were successful and completed on programme.
Siteworks at Pont-Y-Frithwaun River Bridge are now complete which involved cable percussive and rotary cored boreholes within the existing carriageway of the A4061 trunk road. The works were done under lane closures and traffic management as provided by Quantum and all works fully reinstated by Quantum’s NRSWA Street Works Qualified site personnel. The Investigation Supervisor was Capita Symonds, with the Client being Bridgend County Borough Council.
A New Year and a New Reservoir scheme! Natural Resource Wales award Quantum ground investigation works at Cronfeydd Gwydyr Reservoirs. The three reservoirs are set in the heart of Snowdonia National Park; namely Llyn Sarnau, Llyn Cyfty and Llyn Tyn Y Mynydd Reservoirs. The works commenced and completed within the month of January on programme and on budget under challenging weather conditions and within an ecologically sensitive environment. All parties were extremely happy with the works undertaken and the due care and attention given to the eco-sensitive setting.
Quantum’s Regional Exeter Office goes from strength to strength! Having gained a prestigious spot on the Highways England Framework for Geotechnical Services as of Autumn 2017 for the next 4 years, in addition to the Wessex Water Framework running until 2022, Quantum are delighted to have now successfully delivered GI schemes on both frameworks gaining valuable procedural experience, building excellent relations and obtaining high praise from respective Clients. In our 6th year of trading from our Exeter office, we are looking forward to an excellent 2018 in the South West.