Bachy Soletanche Awarded Ground Engineering Contract on Sirius Minerals’ Polyhalite Project

Bachy Soletanche has been awarded a key contract on Sirius Minerals’ Polyhalite project in North Yorkshire. Currently under construction near Whitby, the state-of-the-art underground mine will target the extraction of polyhalite, a unique type of potash and a multi-nutrient fertilizer, […]

Bachy Soletanche Awarded Tees Renewable Energy Plant Contract

Bachy Soletanche has been awarded an £8m contract to deliver the geotechnical package on the Tees Renewable Energy Plant in Teesside. The project will see the construction of a biomass power plant, primarily fuelled by wood chips and pellets, which […]

Bachy Soletanche awarded contract for East works package of Thames Tideway Tunnel in London

Bachy Soletanche, in a joint venture with VINCI Construction Grands Projets and Costain has been awarded the contract for the East works package of the Thames Tideway Tunnel. The contract, worth £605m, will see the construction of a section of […]

Jet to it – Bachy Soletanche undertakes jet grouting for £18million wastewater utility refurbishment

Bachy Soletanche, one of the UK’s leading geotechnical specialists, has started jet grouting as part of an £18million refurbishment of the Fleetwood Wastewater Treatment Works. This will allow the North West’s water company United Utilities to store and treat excess […]

Bachy Soletanche installs piles for Lancashire’s top priority transport project

Bachy Soletanche, one of the UK’s leading geotechnical specialists, has started piling works for the Heysham to M6 Link Road. The multi-million pound project will involve the construction of a 4.8km dual carriageway road to complete the connection from the Heysham and Morecambe peninsula to Junction 34 of the M6.

Full steam ahead – Bachy Soletanche installs piles for Rochester Station redevelopment

Strengthening its reputation for excellence within the rail industry, Bachy Soletanche, one of the UK’s leading geotechnical specialists, has been commissioned to complete piling works at Rochester Station. The project sees Bachy working with Principal Contractor, Atkins Rail and contractor C Spencer to install the piles, which will allow for the construction of the new station building close the existing Rochester Station site.

Bacsol assists in the construction of £1.8m Rawcliffe Bridge Embankment project

Leading specialist contractor within the UK geotechnical industry, Bachy Soletanche (BSL), has been commissioned to apply its unique trench-mixing technique to help alleviate and defend against flooding in the Goole area of East Yorkshire.

Bachy Soletanche starts work on Wimbleball Dam maintenance project

Bachy Soletanche, one of the UK’s leading geotechnical specialists, has started work on the maintenance of Wimbleball Dam in Somerset. The site work, which is expected to last until December 2013, sees Bachy working for clients South West Water and […]

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 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’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’s slurry wall solution holds water at Alderley Edge By-Pass project

Bachy Soletanche Limited is working on the A34 Alderley Edge by-pass project to provide assistance on water table challenges found at the Welsh Row section on behalf of main contractor, Birse Civils. It is Bachy Soletanche’s experience in the construction […]

Bachy drives through A34 Wolvercote Viaduct Replacement Piling Scheme

The high traffic viaduct of the A34 Oxford Western by-pass is on the road to recovery with the aid of Bachy Soletanche Limited. The leading geotechnical specialist is conducting a staggered staged bearing pile contract for main contractor, Costain as […]

A34 Wolvercote Viaduct Replacement Piling Scheme

A 250m long viaduct carrying high volumes of traffic on the A34 Oxford Western by-pass is on the road to recovery with the aid of Bachy Soletanche Limited. The leading geotechnical specialist is conducting a staged bearing pile contract for […]

Bachy back in Barrow

Bachy Soletanche returned to the seaport town of Barrow-in-Furness in September 2008 to complete phase two of its groundwork contract which is part of United Utilities sewer flood alleviation scheme. Originally, the leading geotechnical firm constructed a circular shaft for […]

Bachy Soletanche gets Welsh Dam back on the mend

In the picturesque surroundings of Ebbw Vale, South Wales, Bachy Soletanche Limited is conducting essential remedial works at the Dwr Cymru Welsh Water owned Lower Carno Dam. Built in 1911, the dam has been plagued with a number of leakages […]

Down by the Riverside

With London’s finance district, Canary Wharf proving to be a popular location for some of the largest international businesses, it is hardly surprising that the area is home to a number of ambitious building projects which will add to the […]

Taking the plunge at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel

It is not everyday that a leading ground engineering firm has the opportunity to work in the renowned surroundings of London’s Westminster. However, Bachy Soletanche Limited (BSL) has been doing just that at the site of Park Plaza Westminster Bridge […]

Patience pays off for Bachy Soletanche in Waterford, Ireland

As part of Ireland’s 15 year initiative to improve motorway and duel-carriageway networks, a 20km long new bypass around Waterford city on the N25 Rosslare Harbour to Cork route is currently under construction. The project’s key structure, the River Suir […]