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Manchester piling contract for Bauer Technologies | BUILDING MAGAZINE

Manchester piling contract for Bauer Technologies

Ask Developments plans for Phase 4 of Manchester’s ‘First Street’ development, which is situated between the city’s Civic Quarter and Corridor Manchester, designed for sustainability and will feature winter gardens and roof terraces and the latest technologies to achieve Net Zero Carbon in operation standards with a 5.5* NABERS rating.

BAM are the principal contractor for the project but Bauer Technologies are to manage the piling programme over a six week period and will divide the work into two phases.

Bauer’s remit is to design all of the foundation elements. Works are also to include a working test pile and foundation piles for one of the largest luffing jib tower cranes in Europe which will be installed by the site team into the Sherwood Sandstone which underlies the site.

Bauer Technologies are the first geotechnical contractor in the world who are acredited with the BES 6001 sustainability certificate.