oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Coping with the tide

Volume 24, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The Stefanutti Stocks Axsys Joint Venture (SSA JV) has overcome a number of technical challenges at the Maydon Wharf Reconstruction Project in the Durban harbour. In a previous article, titled "Müller Verpress Piling: A First for South Africa" (Civil Engineering, July 2015, pp 54-60), the use of Müller Verpress Pile Anchors on the Maydon Wharf project was discussed. However, one of the greatest challenges on the project was not necessarily the piling works, but rather the construction of a submerged cope beam in the harsh marine environment, which is the focus of this article.

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