25 Aug 2013

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Tip for speed up piling working when broken pile encountered...

During piling works in progress, one of common problem encountered is pile deem to be broken. Normal procedure is piling contractor will highlight the broken pile to consulting engineer. Engineer will come out proposal of replacement pile(s). The process above will consume some time, it varies from a day or more.
In order to reduce this pitfall, it is good practice that consulting engineer will come out another set of piling drawings that include replacement piles group details. The replacement piles group can ranging from 1 pile group to maximum piles group required for that particular project. With the set of drawings, site representattive and piling contractor will no longer has to wait instruction from consulting engineer. They can proceed the works without any delay. Consulting engineer can save time on attention on the broken piles. Any way, it apply to common case of broken piles only.

Written by scchee
Disclaimer: the above article is based on writer personal opinion on Civil and Structural field. It will not represent any ultimate solution of any mention subjects. Writer will not responsible for any causes arise.

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(Updated 6/2/07)

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