This project was to provide the infrastructure for three new steel fuel storage tanks for Nustar at their existing storage terminal in the port of Grangemouth, and comprised heavily reinforced concrete tank plinth bases constructed on piled foundations with a surrounding concrete containment bund wall.
The main elements of construction included:
The work was subject to rigorous procedural checks to ensure quality, safety and environmental standards were maintained within this petro-chemical environment with the additional challenge of the live, operational docks location.
Specific features of the construction included:
Extensive programme coordination and liaison was undertaken with follow-on contractors engaged on tank the erection, to open-up work fronts and ensure Nustar production and in-to-service dates were met.
GL making a return visit to the Sound of Kerrera off Oban, to undertake substantial repairs to the breakwater which suffered collision damage following an altercation with a workboat earlier this year.
14th December 2018
Michael Matheson MSP and Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity covered all his portfolios at the official opening of the new Polmadie Footbridge giving pedestrian and cycle transport access,
18th September 2018
GL are ahead of the curve in their support for Scottish Water’s recently launched campaign to encourage people to use a refillable bottle to ‘top up from the tap’ with over 250 GL-branded reusable water bottles distributed across the sites over the past three weeks.
27th June 2018