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Putting on a top hat Bachy Soletanche has set new levels of accuracy for placing plunge columns.

Demand for plunge columns inserted with great accuracy within piles appears to be on the increase. In June Ground Engineering reported on a project where columns were installed with a verticality of only 1 in 200, and this has now been bettered by Bachy Soletanche which has just completed a project involving plunge columns placed with a verticality of 1 in 400.

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