Copenhagen Metro Line

Background In Copenhagen’s city centre, work on the expansion of the Copenhagen Metro Line is underway, spanning 15km in length with 17 upgraded stations when complete which will improve commuting times. The Overall Objective The natural high water table and predominantly limestone geology, has caused a number of issues during construction. Siltbuster were tasked with treating … Continued

Student Accommodation, Cardiff

Background In central Cardiff, Vinci Construction were constructing two new student accommodation blocks. The Overall Objective During construction up to 30 concrete lorries required wash downs on a daily basis, leading to high pH wash water needing to be treated before safe discharge offsite. Solution Siltbuster installed its RCW unit as the most effective solution to … Continued

Sirius Group Construction

Background Sirius Group were carrying out remediation work on a site in Bolton. The site had a history of contamination and as a result of excavation work carried out and a series of storms. The Overall Objective The surface water runoff became contaminated with free phase and dissolved hydrocarbons. Sirius required a suitable system that … Continued

Hotel Construction

Background In readiness for the construction of a new hotel complex at Heathrow Airport, ECS are conducting ground preparation works and service diversions at a highly constrained and complex site. The Overall Objective As part of trenching works being carried out through contaminated ground. All water needed to be collected in a series of networks … Continued

Cornwall Energy Recovery Centre

Background Vinci are building the Cornwall Energy Recovery Centre which will provide electricity for 21,000 homes in the region. The combined heat and power facility will generate 16.6 megawatts of electricity and divert 90% of Cornwall’s residual waste away from landfill. The Overall Objective Siltbuster were tasked with dealing with treating surface runoff from site in to … Continued

Hogan Concrete

Background Hogan Group are an independent group of companies based in North Wales, supplying a wide range of services and products to the construction and building sectors. One of their companies Hogan Concrete have been manufacturing and supplying premium quality concrete materials, for projects of all types and sizes, since the 1980s. The Overall Objective … Continued

Queensbury Tunnel Repairs

Background The Queensbury Tunnel stands as a monument to the determination and courage exhibited by railway engineers during the Victorian era. The historic former railway tunnel is now closed, derelict and flooded. It also has the dubious title of the ‘UKs most dangerous tunnel’. Hammond ECS are tunnelling specialists who were tasked to assess the … Continued

Falmouth Dry Docks

Background Falmouth Dry Docks is a busy working port handling over 100,000T of product annually and with over 30 firms located in the docks providing a full range of services including towage, ship’s agency, area port health, diving services, local surveyors and tank washing. Raymond Brown were tasked with the development of 2 new wet … Continued

BAM Nuttall M1 Widening Scheme

Background BAM Nuttall were carrying out work as part of the M1 widening scheme. During works our client was granted a permit to discharge 2 m³/day of treated concrete washwater into a motorway drainage channel which linked into a surface watercourse. The Overall Objective Washdown waters from the onsite batching plant and the 7 no. … Continued

Henry Construction High Rise Apartments

Background Henry Construction were carrying out construction works to build a number of apartments in West London. The Overall Objective During the construction work large concrete pours with up to 20 concrete trucks per day distributing the concrete onsite, therefore leading to the requirement for a treatment solution to deal with the concrete wash water. … Continued

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