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Sheik Zahed Centre - Pakistan

Due to the very poor ground conditions a series of pile tests were required as part of the design validation. Vibrating wire sister bar arrays were installed at various elevations along the pile length together with rod type ‘Tell Tales’ to monitor strain changes and overall compression within the concrete.

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Parallel Roads Business Bay - Dubai

The project comprises two parallel roads, each 64km long, stretching between Sheik Rashid Road (near Zabeel Park) and the outskirts of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. As part of the elevated sections a significant amount of 800mm bored cast in-situ piles were constructed as part of the bridge piers. A series of vibrating wire strain gauges were installed to validate the design of the piles.

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