New Sub Station – Sibelco Brassington
Employed directly by Green Cat Renewables our original contract scope included the creation and installation of a temporary road together with a crane hard standing to berth a 500 ton mobile crane and its support vehicles as part of the installation of a new wind turbine at Sibelco Brassington.
In addition to the temporary road installation the work scope extended to include the creation of a 500m long trench for the laying of the power cables from the base of the turbine to a new sub station.
The building of the new substation from foundation to finished roof level was also added to the work scope along with the excavation and casting of a new concrete foundation for a new silo.
The safe completion of the aforementioned work scope on time and within budget serves to fully showcase the capabilities of Wildgoose and our ability to remain flexible and work with our clients on a personal level to ensure our clients expectations are met and often exceeded.
Contract Length 6 months
Bridleway no13 Improvement Works
Employed directly by Tarmac Trading Ltd, as part of the regeneration and hand over of a redundant limestone quarry to Derbyshire County Council, the project scope included the installation of a 530 metre long x 4 metre wide bridleway reinstatement.
Involving the temporary closure of the bridleway, Wildgoose planned the works months in advance, working closely with Derbyshire CC.
As part of the preparatory works, the first phase of the contract saw the large scale removal of overgrown foliage and preparation of the existing surface of asphalt. This included the removal of top 100mm of asphalt, employing a mechanical planner.
The arisings from the planning operation were graded and compacted before the final process of bridleway reinstatement works were completed. The finish saw the laying of 150mm of Tarmac Toptrek, compacted to complete the bridleway.
Contract length 2 weeks.
LNG Compound – J G Pears Newark
Employed directly by Flo Gas Great Britain the project saw the first construction of its type comprising of a reinforced concrete compound to house an 80000 litre liquid nitrogen gas tank and associated heating and cooling systems.
The build contained in excess of 300m3 of concrete and 65 metric tons of reinforcing fabric to construct a bunded self-contained design with falls to surface and catch channels, the installation would also benefit from heating within the concrete surface.
To complete the installation Wildgoose’s scope included the creation of an access road and turning facility for tanker deliveries all completed with the installation of site security fencing, crash barriers and safety signage.
Following the completion of the above contract for Flo Gas, Wildgoose were employed by J G Pears to build and cast the concrete foundation for their new boiler house.
Contract length 5 months
Construction and Supply of 9m Span Bridge
Employed directly by Tarmac Trading Ltd the scope included the construction of bridge abutments and installation of a bridge deck supplied by Janson Bridging, to facilitate the movement and crossing of heavy site plant across an open stream for mineral extraction.
The contract was completed by Wildgoose’s highly skilled PAYE labour, show casing one of the company’s skill sets for which it has been renowned for in the quarry industry since the 1960’s
Contract length 3 weeks.