Soilmec Brings the Biggest Piling Rig in India

Soilmec Foundation Equipments Private Ltd
Soilmec Foundation Equipments Private Ltd, a subsidiary of Soilmec S.p.A, Italy, is consistently trying to introduce new technologies and machines into the country. Till date about 75 nos. of Soilmec Rigs of all types are working in India. As a part of this endeavor, they have been able to introduce a large number of new models and technologies into the country in the last 2 years, including that of Micropiling and Forepoling.

Also recently, they have been able to bring in the largest Piling Rig ever to be supplied to a contractor i.e. Hydraulic Piling Rig, model SR-100. This machine is weighing about 140 tons and is capable of doing a bored piles upto a diameter of 3 meters and a depth of upto 90 meters.

Soilmec Foundation Equipments Private Ltd
The machine is presently being deployed with a leading civil engineering company in India to be used for a MMRDA job in Mumbai for doing 1200 mm diameter into very hard strata.

This rig has various special features including an advanced DMS with which the performance and the operation of the machine at the jobsite can be monitored directly from the contractor’s office using GPRS. The operator is also able to see various function of the machine on the screen of the DMS through a series of cameras fitted at various strategic locations on the machine, giving him a complete control and vision of the entire machine.

Soilmec, has already developed a strategic set up in Mumbai, Delhi and now also in Chennai to support a large fleet of machines being introduced in the country with various advanced techniques and is fully geared with trained people and spare parts to attend the machine as and when required to ensure the smooth functioning of the machine.
NBM&CW April 2008
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