Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Close

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Foundations on Europe’s tallest building completed

Bauer has reported that it has successfully completed the foundations for what will be Europe’s tallest building despite some challenging ground conditions.

The 460m high Lakhta Tower in St Petersburg, Russia will be the headquarters of Gazprom when it is completed in 2018.

According to Bauer, the location of the site next to the coastline created some difficult soil conditions for construction of the 264 piles to depths of up to 82m.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.