Phase 1 Piling works have recently been completed for an extension to an existing live pharmaceutical Plant, for “Blue Chip” Client Amgen, in Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin in which Sisk Cormac Fitzpatrick was Principal Contractor. First phase of the contract was completed in March 2012.
Works involved the construction of 250no 450mm diameter CFA piles up to 11m deep with a maximum load of 1050kN, a preliminary pile test, 3No static load tests and 100% integrity testing. In addition, vibratory monitoring was carried out. Particular Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality constraints had to be adhered to as work was carried out in a live factory environment.