Geotechnical Investigation at the Thilawa Container Terminal

Specialised geotechnical investigations were needed at the Thilawa Container Terminal, Myanmar (Berths 10 & 11) for the piling of a new jetty. The project involved boreholes to a depth of 40 metres with thin wall piston samplers to recover undisturbed samples of the soft silts and clays. In association with ABC Drilling of Myanmar CARES […]

PROJECT SUMMARY
Project start: Dec 1997
Project completion: Mar 1998
Sectors: Infrastructure
Project location: Thilawa, Near Yangon, Myanmar

Specialised geotechnical investigations were needed at the Thilawa Container Terminal, Myanmar (Berths 10 & 11) for the piling of a new jetty.
The project involved boreholes to a depth of 40 metres with thin wall piston samplers to recover undisturbed samples of the soft silts and clays.
In association with ABC Drilling of Myanmar CARES conducted supervision of effective stress testing of soil samples.
Supervision was carried out both locally and within the laboratory in the UK.

SERVICES PROVIDED:
  • Borehole drilling
  • Specialised sampling
  • Laboratory testing
  • Reporting
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