Construction & Excavation : Terminal 2 Heathrow Airport [GP750]

Construction & Excavation : Terminal 2 Heathrow Airport [GP750]

Coveya supply Heathrow Airport with GP750 conveyors to assist with material movement project

Coveya were delighted to work with Thames Materials on a project based at Terminal 2, Heathrow Airport where we supplied 5 of our 15m GP750 conveyors for a six week hire all of which moved over 1000 tonnes of material per day.

The project saw the excavation of a very large hole, approximately 85m x 170m x 17m deep with the underground space being used for baggage handling system and the vast majority of the excavation soil was removed via a ramp and lorries.  The plan had been to use a long reach telescopic clamshell excavator to remove the remaining soil once the ramp had been removed however, it was impossible to put a lateral load onto a piled wall and therefore the GP750 was chosen to remove the final loads of spoil which included heavy and sticky clay.

Click here to find out more about the GP750 or speak to a member of our sales team on 0800 915 9195


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