Ward & Burke Ltd. requested that Tailor Engineering to carry out stability design checks and sign a TWC (temporary works certificate) for a temporary working platform/access road reinforced with geosynthetics. The site is in Cheshire under the development scheme called Protos EfW.
Mytilineos S.A. (Metka) is the EPC company, Principal Designer and Principal Contractor; Metka have delegated these duties to Ward & Burke for the early works scope.
Tailor Engineering designed the working platform to support Kobelco CCH900 crane and other heavy equipment such as Junttan piling rigs. This was one of the biggest crane and piling rig working platform ever built in England. Approx. 280,000sqm of high strength geosynthetics were laid over peat and soft soils to create a safe working platform area to resist up to 450kPa.
The plant is located in Cheshire, England, United Kingdom and has a total, annual capacity of 400,000 tons of non-recyclable waste, with 2 lines of waste-deriving energy recovery with annual capacity of 200,000 tons each. The Protos EfW – Energy from Waste facility will be processing 2 types of waste, Residual fraction of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and Commercial & Industrial Waste (C&I). The Protos Energy from Waste facility is a project of high technical requirements in a highly competitive market. The Sustainable Engineering Solutions Business Unit of MYTILINEOS provided the integrated management of all construction stages (EPC) of the project and in order to ensure the facility’s sustainable reliable operation the critical equipment shall be duplicated. The facility is scheduled to enter to commercial operation in 2024.