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in brief O'Rourke Civil Engineering

O'Rourke Civil Engineering finished a massive foundation slab for one of the two new 42-storey buildings at Canary Wharf last month. The 3m thick 16,500m3 raft is supported on 20m deep piles and was cast in 11 pours - the largest, of more 3000m3, was achieved in 18 hours.

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