Rock Face Stabilisation
Rock scaling & re-profiling
The removal of loose rock and large blocks from cliff faces can be used as a short-term solution for stability problems. Regular rock scaling can be used as a cost effective means of managing the risk from rock fall.
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Taking into consideration your requirements, load bearing capacity, on-site dimensions and drainage, dentition provides a physical barrier to halt weathering of softer rock.
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If you require more significant restraining forces to stabilise large rock masses or structures, then it seems like rock anchoring may be the best option for you.
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Used in conjunction with anchors, sprayed concrete can help provide a rigid facing to your slope, wall or rock face. As a result, adding stability provides support to discrete rock masses and seals the face, protecting it against further weathering and deterioration.
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Design & Build
We know that our customers prefer to employ a specialist contractor providing a turnkey solution, and CAN is able to provide that to you, bringing together decades of experience, and a strong sense of innovation.
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Read our case studies on our Rock Face Stabilisation Services here…
Woodside Quarry – Rock Bolting & Passive Rock Netting27/05/2022
As part of the enabling works to prepare a disused quarry for a residential development scheme, CAN were asked to…Read More
Shute Shelve Tunnel – Rock Bolting, Netting & Catch Fences26/05/2022
This disused railway tunnel is now a popular trail for pedestrians and cyclists, forming part of the Strawberry Line route…Read More
Dunoon Sewage Treatment Works – Rock Fall Protection26/05/2022
Following a rock fall event at the sewage treatment works above one of the main tanks, CAN were called upon…Read More