oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Ensuring solid foundations for the FIFA World Cup's flagship stadium : on the cover

Volume 16, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Upgrading and reconstructing the former FNB stadium to create the new Soccer City involved a great deal of geotechnical work due to the difficult ground conditions encountered there. Ground Engineering (GEL), a division of Grinaker-LTA, has currently installed foundation piling for the stands and the integrated roof structure, as well as lateral support for three access tunnels and a parkade - all with a contract value of approximately R100 million.

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