FRANKI OVERCOMES CHALLENGES ON THE PAARL BULK SEWER LINE

Dulce Simoes Jet Grouting, Pipe Jacking

Keller’s Franki Africa has developed a reputation for being able to deliver cost effective geotechnical solutions using a wide range of appropriate technologies in a host of different, and often challenging, ground conditions. “We have worked in Southern Africa for many decades and have a profound understanding of the different soil conditions and the optimal geotechnical solutions for them,” says …

WENTWORTH STATION SPECIALIST JACKING

Evan Janovsky News, Pipe Jacking

Introduction For more than 30 years Franki Africa (Franki), the most renowned geotechnical brand in Southern Africa and now part of the Keller group, has successfully provided pipe jacking and other trenchless technologies – augering, thrust boring and large diameter case boring – to a wide range of clients on the continent. Pipe jacking, an integral part of the trenchless …

MT EDGECOMBE INTERCHANGE

Evan Janovsky News, Piling, Pipe Jacking

The tender for this contract closed in July 2012 and was awarded by SANRAL to CMC Ravenna in February 2013. After a post-tender period of negotiation, Franki received an order from CMC in June 2013 and were able to move on to site once casings and tooling arrived from Europe in mid-September 2013. The main civils contract comprises a four-level interchange …

SANDTON MAGIC

Evan Janovsky Lateral Support, News, Piling, Pipe Jacking, Soil Improvement

“This is not just another building,” says Franki Africa’s Paulo Alves of the Sasol premises. “The building will have a massive footprint of about 6 500 m2 and will be 67 000 m2 in total.” “Our main challenge on this job was to excavate 170 000 m3 – of which 100 000 m3 were decomposed granite rock – to a depth ranging between 14 ...