Maple Leaf Cement Factory Geo-technical Investigations
Maple Leaf Cement Factory – Iskanderabad, Mianwali District – Pakistan (2017-2018)
IVCC Engineering Pvt Ltd executed Geotechnical Investigation works for Maple Leaf Cement plant, one of Pakistan’s largest cement factory. The work was conducted in various phases. A total number of 55 boreholes (max depth 45 meters) were drilled, using rotary drilling equipment. 1,794 meters were drilled during this particular phase of the project, with 250 CPT/SPT, 9 UDS and 238 Pressure Meter Tests. A report on all Geotechnical works was also submitted to client.
For phase II, IVCC conducted 7 load tests with diameter of piles at 660mm and 800mm and maximum depth of 31 meters. Cross hole sonic logging, P.I.T. and P.D.A tests were also conducted.
IVCC conducted Plate Load Tests (upto 55 tons) for a storage shed at Maple Leaf Cement. The size of the plate was 500x500x45 mm, pressure on loading plate/soil up to 313 PSI.