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 Retail Park – Quarry Face Stabilisation03/08/2017
This old disused quarry is home to a small retail park, Woodside retail park. Following a fire to one of the…Read More
Hagley Railway Cutting – Rock Face Stabilisation22/02/2015
The rock face of this narrow rail cutting required extensive stabilisation including de-vegetation, scaling and strengthening works to be carried out. The face…Read More
Jersey – Rock Anchoring and Cliff Stabilisation17/03/2014
CAN acted as Principal Contractor on this major project to stabilise an old quarry prior to redevelopment and the adjacent unstable cliffs…Read More