n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Diabor's successful geotechnical investigation of the Hazelmere Dam wall : market contribution

Volume 21, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



One of the exciting, but challenging projects that Diabor (which in 2013 is celebrating its 30th year in operation) was involved with during 2012 was a geotechnical investigation of the Hazelmere Dam wall near Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. The main purpose of the investigation was to establish whether the dam wall could be extended both in height and width to increase holding capacity. Diabor was contracted to drill core samples from within the dam wall itself to establish the feasibility of such a venture.

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