Machine Base - Phase 3

After the successful completion of phase 1 and 2 CIVENCO were again contracted by Harrisons Engineering to build suitable foundations to accommodate new machinery capable of taking point loads in excess of 20 tonnes. Harrisons undertook the design and manufacture of the support framework.

We excavated individual strip foundations to accommodate 16m long hollow section rails which were the main support rails. These were bolted and grouted to the new concrete strip foundations and tied into the existing slab using resin anchors. In order to run the machine safely we also incorporated a 2.5m deep pit to accommodate a hydraulic ram as a well as 6m long x 3m wide scissor lift pit.

CIVENCO was asked to remove four existing machinery base rails by breaking and removing the existing concrete factory floor and to re-concrete the floor to put good.

All our works were undertaken in a working environment working with the warehouse staff to ensure smooth operation of the distribution was maintained.