Category Archives: Piling Systems

Driven Micropile

Driven Micropile

A type of steel sleeve piling system consisting of high strength steel tubes joined together by a patented polyethylene plastic coat. The driven micropiling system can be used in areas with spatial constraints, such as near existing walls and low ceilings; with a proven track record in conservation projects, as well as in structural underpinning of existing structures. A viable solution for strengthening the foundations of existing structures and making a strong and lasting one for new structures.

Project Reference

  • Foundation strengthening works at Park Hotel, Bideford Road
  • Piling foundation works for covered walkway at Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3
  • Foundation strengthening works at Orchard Paragon Shopping Centre
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Jack-In Pile

Jack-In Pile

A revolutionary type of piling system involving the use of hydraulic pressure to install precast reinforced concrete piles into soil strata. It is also environmentally friendly due to its lack of noise and exhaust produced during the pile installation. The installation process is easy and one of the fastest to use. Coupled with its low cost, the Grip Jack-In-Piling system is versatile in its usage especially in residential areas, given its track record in construction projects involving terrace houses, bungalows and condominiums. Grip Jack-In-Piling is your answer to quick, easy and economical pile installation for your construction needs.

Project Reference

  • Piling foundation works at Meadows & Peirce condominium, Tagore Ave
  • Piling foundation works at Greenwood Mews cluster terrace houses, Greenwood Avenue.
  • Piling foundation works for the new sports hall at Saint Joseph’s Institution International
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Bored Micropile

Bored Micropile

The bored micropiling system is a common type of piling system, involving drilling a cylindrical shaft into the soil strata and placing grout and steel bar reinforcement into the shaft.The bored micropile can be used in almost all types of soils and can be employed in areas where spatial constraints exist, next to existing walls and low ceilings.The system is also used in structural underpinning, which strengthens existing foundations of structures. The bored micropile system is a tool to use for anyone considering foundation design.

Project Reference

  • Upgrading Works to Pier C&D, Terminal 1, Changi Airport
  • Lift Upgrading, (LUP) C64A Chai Chee
  • Conservation project at Victoria Concert Hall
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Underpinning Preloading

Underpinning Preloading

Underpinning

Underpinning is a method used to strengthen existing foundations, by the installation of micropiles around a existing foundation and construction of a combined foundation. Underpinning is carried out using the bored and driven micropiling systems.

Preloading

Preloading of piles, an additional procedure done in conjunction with underpinning, involves a patented technique of pumping a fluid into the preloading cell placed on top of the pile. This causes a reduction in the settlement of the pile.This helps to create a more stable foundation for the structure.

Project Reference

  • Upgrading Works to Pier C&D, Terminal 1, Changi Airport
  • Lift Upgrading, (LUP) C64A Chai Chee
  • Conservation project at Victoria Concert Hall
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Ground Support

Ground Support

The soil nail is used to stabilise sloping surfaces and is installed using the same machines as the bored micropile system. The ground anchor acts as a tension pile in the foundation system. It too like the ground anchor, acts a form of soil stabilisation.

Project Reference

  • Retaining wall at Keppel Shipyard, Benoi Road
  • Deep foundation tension anchorage at Marymount MRT Station
  • Soil nail for slope protection at Sentosa Cove
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