Bachy begins Lee Tunnel diaphragm walling with Hydrofraise machine

The Morgan Sindall/VINCI/Bachy Soletanche partnership’s diaphragm walling with its Hydrofraise machine. One and three bite panels, which are 97m deep, have been successfully installed on site as part of the Lee Tunnel scheme.

Bachy Soletanche paves the way for new underpass to ease traffic flow

Specialist geotechnical contractors, Bachy Soletanche, has recently started work on a new grade separated interchange on the A41 in West Bromwich for a Balfour Beatty/Birse JV. Worth c.£2.5 million and expected to last 15 weeks, the project consists of heavy […]

Bachy Soletanche commences £360k waste facility job in Oldham

Geotechnical specialists, Bachy Soletanche, has started work on a £360,000 piling project for Costain for its client, Viridor Laing (Greater Manchester) Ltd as part of the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority’s Recycling and Waste Contract, to construct the retaining walls […]

Bachy Soletanche and Carillion Piling M1 joint venture to implement new health and safety innovation

Leading geotechnical specialists, Bachy Soletanche and Carillion Pilling are currently working on an £18m geotechnical contract as part of carriageway improvements on the M1, junctions 10 – 13, Luton to Milton Keynes. The work is being carried out for the […]

Bachy Soletanche’s new TrenchMix technique in Midlands flood relief

Developed in the UK by Bachy Soletanche and Mastenbroek, a TrenchMix machine, newly arrived from construction projects in France and Switzerland, is currently helping provide flood protection at a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) in Nottingham. The £650,000 contract […]

Bachy Soletanche Trenchmix technique video

Bachy Soletanche bears the load for city offices

Specialist geotechnical contractors, Bachy Soletanche Ltd, this month started work on its first Tower project of the year, and first multi-storey residential tower order received in the last 2 years, with main contractor Sir Robert McAlpine for Heron Land Developments, […]

Bachy Soletanche cleaning up the River Ribble with deep Diaphragm wall shafts

Specialist geotechnical contractor, Bachy Soletanche, is working with main contractor KMI Water, a joint venture between Kier Construction, J Murphy and Sons and Interserve Project Services, on a project for United Utilities to treat the water that goes into the […]

Bachy Soletanche wins Innovation Award for ‘peanut design’ diaphragm wall

Geotechnical specialists, Bachy Soletanche, in conjunction with main contractor, Laing O’Rourke, and geotechnical designer, Garassino Eng. SrL, has been announced as the winner of the ICE Engineering Excellence Awards’ Innovation Award for its work on the £5m Isle of Grain […]

The Budget: The real test is yet to come

Paul Hodgson, Business Development Manager at Bachy Soletanche, gives his views on the impact of The Budget on the engineering and construction industries. The real effects of The Budget are going to take a while to come into fruition in […]

Bachy undertakes piling indoors with restricted access mini-piles

Every now and again the use of the restricted mini-piles technique truly comes into its own, as Bachy Soletanche realised at an industrial unit on Polar Park, Hounslow. The Anchor, Grout and Mini-pile (AGM) division was contracted by main contractor, […]

Storm water tank installation is walk in the park for Bachy Soletanche

Specialist geotechnical contractor, Bachy Soletanche, along with the project team of Severn Trent Water, main contractor, Forkers and the client’s engineer, Mott MacDonald, have developed a novel solution for a storm water tank in Washwood Heath, Birmingham. The million pound […]

Bachy Soletanche win 2010 Ground Engineering Magazine Award

In a joint venture with Arup Geotechnics Bachy Soletanche were very pleased to accept the 2010 Ground Engineering Magazine prize for works at The Pinnacle Tower in the City of London, in the section Geotechnical works greater than £1m. The […]