oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The foundations for the new railway station, Cape Town
|Article Title||The foundations for the new railway station, Cape Town|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||J.F.M. Kantey, B.A. & Zoutendyk|
|Publication Date||Nov 1966|
|Pages||409 - 411|
|Keyword(s)||Foundations and New railway station, Cape Town|
The writer is particularly interested in the results of the drilling into the decomposed Malmesbury shales, as he has recently encountered a similar problem at a bridge site in Paarl. Here too the dip of the rock is nearly vertical, and a considerable thickness of weathered material is found over the solid rock. Much of this weathered material shows the near vertical laminated structure of the parent rock.
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