Bachy Soletanche finishes third phase of Reading Station piling

Specialist geotechnical contractor, Bachy Soletanche, has finished work on the third phase of its piling contract in Reading, for BAM Nuttall working on behalf of Network Rail. Working to widen the railway line and construct three bridges to deliver rail […]

Vibro Projects and Menard form new company in the UK

Vibro Projects and Menard have joined forces with the formation of a new company, VibroMenard, which will target major ground improvement work in the UK. Its first project is the year long scheme, which sees Vibro compaction ground improvement works […]

Royal Appointment for Bachy Soletanche

Bachy Soletanche, recently had a visit from Prince Philip at Dubai World’s London Gateway Port site in Essex, pictured here meeting Peter Mason a young Bachy Soletanche engineer currently working on their Diaphragm Walling and Vibrocompaction project.

Bachy in British Museum piling

Bachy Soletanche, geotechnical specialist, has commenced a five-month, multi-million pound piling contract to lay the foundations for the World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre at the British Museum in the centre of London. Working alongside project manager, Mace, work will see […]

Bachy Soletanche in £25m Nuclear AMRC construction

Bachy Soletanche will shortly have completed all three phases of a piling contract for the new Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and Knowledge Transfer Centre at the University of Sheffield for BAM Construction. To date, work has involved installing 331 […]

Bachy Soletanche takes home gold at GE Awards

Specialist geotechnical contractors, Bachy Soletanche, alongside MWH and United Utilities, has been awarded the accolade of ‘Geotechnical/geoenvironmental UK project up to £1m’ at this week’s Ground Engineering awards for the Slope Stabilisation of the Thirlmere Aqueduct at Nab Scar in […]

Bachy Soletanche launches carbon calculator for plant & piling professionals

Specialist geotechnical contractors, Bachy Soletanche, has recently boosted its sustainability efforts with the introduction of its Carbon Calculator, which sees an environmental bill of quantities included with selected tender offers. With carbon emissions being a ‘hot topic’ in the construction […]

Bachy Soletanche powers up for wind turbine piling

Specialist geotechnical contractors, Bachy Soletanche, is working on a 10 week £500,000 piling contract for Hanson Contracting to build the foundations for the Hellrigg Wind Farm in a remote location near the Solway Firth between Cumbria and Dumfries and Galloway. […]

Bachy Soletanche in A46 Coopers Hill landslip stabilisation scheme

The Anchors, Grouting and Mini-piling team of specialist geotechnical contractors, Bachy Soletanche, has just completed a restricted access landslip stabilisation scheme on the A46 Coopers Hill for main contractor Dawnus and Gloucestershire Highways, a JV between Atkins and Gloucestershire County […]

Lee Tunnel: end of the D-Walls on the overflow shaft

Bachy Soletanche Ltd in a joint venture with Morgan Sindall and VINCI Construction Grande Projets (MVB) poured the last diaphragm wall panel of the first shaft on 10 February 2011. This diaphragm wall is 1500mm thick, 89m deep and reinforced […]

Crossrail 510

Bachy Soletanche Ltd, in supporting the BBMV joint venture comprising Balfour Beatty, Alpine Bemo, Morgan Sindall and VINCI Construction Grande Projets, has recently been successful in securing the compensation grouting works associated with Crossrail Contract C510. This contract at Liverpool […]

Bachy Soletanche in Epsom Station redevelopment

Specialist geotechnical contractors, Bachy Soletanche, has completed phase 2 of its CFA piling work at Epsom Station in Surrey as part of a £400,000 redevelopment project for main contractor Kier London and its client Solum Regeneration. Piling adjacent to live […]