BAUER subsidiary hired to £600m Rivenhall deal


BAUER Technologies has won the piling contract for the new £600 million Rivenhall Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF), in Essex. 

by Rory ButlerNovember 29, 2022

The BAUER Group subsidiary was brought in following first phase construction of the IWMF and Energy Centre, by Hitachi Zosen Inova and Indaver 

The Energy from Waste part of the scheme will begin commercial operations in Q1 2026, with treatment capacity of 595,000 tonnes of residual waste per annum. 

BAUER approach  

  • Phase One: Testing – installation and testing of 3nr sacrificial piling rigs. 
  • Phase Two: Main phase – (166nr.1,200mm) rotary bored piles for bunker/boiler walls; (277nr. 900mm) slab piles completing the bunker structure; continuous flight auger (CFA) and rotary bored piling (RBP) for foundations. 
  • Phase Three: Final – completion of piling for locations inaccessible during main works. Two-week phase, with completion late 2023. 

Phase Two will run to April 2023, with BAUER deploying three piling rigs to site. 

“As the first geotechnical contractor in the world to be accredited the BES 6001 sustainability certificate, we are extremely aware of the importance of these projects,” said Michael Jones, Managing Director of BAUER Technologies. “I am confident that our project team will finish our scope of works sustainably, on time and to the complete satisfaction of our client.”  

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