n Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering = Joernaal van die Suid-Afrikaanse Instituut van Siviele Ingenieurswese - The design of the piled foundations for the Alusaf Hillside Smelter : technical paper

Volume 38, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1021-2019



This paper outlines the design procedures adopted for the design and installation of part of the piled foundation for the now completed Alusaf Hillside Smelter in Richards Bay. The contract comprised the installation of some 12 918 driven cast-in-situ piles, 2 290 CFA piles in the potlines and 2821 500/1 000 mm diameter auger underslurry piles founded 40m below terrace level in Cretaceous Bedrock beneath the Silo Complex.

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