Lime and Aggregate Storage Unit
|Client||Dennany Reidy Consulting Engineers|
The project compromised of the following works:
o Excavation and breakout of existing quarry floor for the design formation level
o Construction of a reinforced concrete slab 600mm deep with designed construction and movement joints
o Installation of a steel portal frame structure 10m high, cladding roof/wall, with reinforced concrete external walls 4.5m high and associated ground and site works
o The floor area (150m2) was contructed in reinforced defined slabs with designed movement joints.
o The steel portal frame structure was installed onto the cored slab wherein the reinforced concrete external walls were poured to provide stability and support to the portal frame
o The building was then clab with roof and wall sheeting
o Works were carried out in a large live quarry environment where care had to be given to all quarry plant.
P&D Lydon’s (PSCS) In house health and Safety Officer was responsible for the safety of all men on site during the works. This involved, regular site visits, site inspections, safety meetings, all the time safety development and continuous safety training for all staff on site.