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Rodney Byles

Stories

  • Hydrodemolition by E

    Pressurised purge Subscription

    5 February, 2009Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Hydrodemolition – high pressure water – is playing a crucial role in repairs to the corroded concrete lining of the Söderled Tunnel in Stockholm.

  • OPEN PLANSubscription

    1 December, 2006Updated: 19 February, 2009

    PROFILE

  • Invert convertSubscription

    1 June, 2001Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Tunnels - Falkirk interchange

  • Soft sea shuffleSubscription

    1 March, 2001Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Marine contractor Seacore has used a simple airlift pumping system to excavate the seabed for a large caisson off the coast of Norfolk. Rodney Byles reports.

  • Sitting on the rock of the baySubscription

    1 February, 2001Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Construction of a new container terminal in a Danish port involved a wide variety of geotechnics, all carried out by one contractor. Rodney Byles reports.

  • Reclaim in the frameSubscription

    1 January, 2001Updated: 19 February, 2009

    A Danish port has added a new container handling terminal to its facilities. Rodney Byles reports

  • Learning the drillSubscription

    1 May, 2000Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Construction of a major tanker berth facility was made more complex by a combination of tight deadlines, a remote location and tropical cyclones. Rodney Byles reports

  • River deep, mountain highSubscription

    7 October, 1999Updated: 19 February, 2009

    PIPELINES Fjords may be beautiful, but their deep waters present major challenges to pipeline contractors. Rodney Byles reports on how one contractor responded.