Archive | October, 2013

Blasting Update

The diagramme above shows the plan for blasting to level P3. The green area requires no blasting. Orange squares indicates the blasting sites as well as the proposed dates. Blasting sequence Once the siren is sounded, no person will be allowed to enter any area close to/ or in the blast zone. Countdown to blast […]

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What is augered piling?

During the month of October, piling will commence on site. The company responsible for this task is Franki Africa (Geotechnical Engineering Contractors). They will supply and install 19 cased augered concrete piles and eight tension rods. About augered piling? An auger is a drilling device, or drill bit, that usually includes a rotating helical screw […]

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