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MEYCO hat trick in Hong Kong Jul 2010
MEYCO hat trick in Hong Kong
MEYCO Global Underground Construction, part of BASF's Construction Chemicals business, has secured three lucrative contracts totaling some US$8.7M to supply a range of products to three tunneling projects in Hong Kong.
The Gammon/Nishimatsu JV, currently constructing the US$620 million Contract 704 on the US$1.98 billion, 3km long MTR West Island Line has procured 12 MEYCO units comprising four Potenza units, one Oruga machine, two Suprema mobile robots and six truck mixers. The units will be used for the construction of twin 2.1km long drill+blast rail tunnels between Sai Ying Pun and Kennedy Town, and cavern construction at both Sai Ying Pun and Hong Kong University.
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    Potenza mobile shotcreting robot

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    Oruga unit for small cross sections

  • Pic 3

    Suprema wet mix pump

On the US$1 billion, 21km long Harbour Area Treatment Scheme (HATS) Stage 2A project for the Drainage Services Department (DSD), Gammon Construction has ordered six specialized rail bound shotcrete spraying systems to use on its US$480 million contract, which involves drill+blast of 12km of 3.5m-4.5m diameter tunnels between North Point and Stonecutters Island.
On the US$155 million, 5.1km long Tsuen Wan Drainage System for the DSD, the Maeda/Seli/CREC JV has ordered 3,000 tonne of Rheocem 650 and backfill grouting to work in conjunction with the 7.27m diameter Seli double shield hard rock TBM being used on the project.
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    MRT West Island Line

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    HATS Stage 1 and Stage 2A

  • Pic 4

    Tsuen Wan flood control tunnel




References
Hong Kong confirms HATS contract awards - TunnelTalk, August 2009
Planning of deep sewage tunnels in Hong Kong - TunnelTalk, May 2009
Hong Kong MRT West Island Line
Hong Kong Tsuen Wan Drainage System


           

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