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Horizonal Directional Drilling technique used at Burghley House, Stamford

AEYTS have just commenced a new watermain installation for Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions on behalf of Anglian Water. The scheme; to be installed using Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) techniques will take a route through the estate of the magnificent 16th Century, Burghley House in Stamford, Lincolnshire. HDD was selected for this scheme to reduce construction traffic/impact within the sensitive estate grounds, and as the process is generally quicker than traditional open-cut techniques means the scheme will be completed in the shortest programme possible minimising disruption. Our Astec 4045 rig is being used for ...read more

Posted by: Yates Group / 25 September 2012 at 10:28 / Comment

News from our Microtunnelling Team

At our Walbottle Site we're hoping to get all party approval to commence shaft sinking this week, following the preparatory works which has included surveys, design, void grouting, procurement, over pumping, utility diversions, demolition and strengthening works. The shaft will be 10.5m internal diameter and will be approximately 14m deep. When complete the shaft will provide suitable access to the existing culvert to allow the lining and strenthening works to be undertaken. ...read more

Posted by: Yates Group / 12 September 2012 at 13:53 / Comment

Pat on the back!

AEYTS has recently received letters of praise for our work, cooperation and help from the residents that have been affected by the M185 Channel Works project. BBUSL have acknowledged this and are looking to name our operatives in their next newsletter! ...read more

Posted by: Yates Group / 12 September 2012 at 13:48 / Comment

Update from our Directional Drilling Team

AEYTS has recently completed a pipe bursting project for Wessex Water in Bradford on Avon. Our site crew installed by pipe bursting , 55m of 100mm pitch fibre installing 125mm screw thread in two runs and 45m of 150mm pitch fibre installing 180mm screw thread in two runs, manhole and benching reinstatement in addition to some landscaping of ornamental gardens where laterals had been dug out. Our client was very please with not only our standards of work but completing the job in just over one week. The pipe bursting was undertaken using our PB30 tonne rope burster, ...read more

Posted by: Yates Group / 12 September 2012 at 13:35 / Comment

New Starters

We welcome two new drilling operatives, Dean Robinson and Nicholas Dinmore who have come to us with valuable directional drilling and auger boring experience. We hope they enjoy working as part of our highly motivated and expert team. ...read more

Posted by: Yates Group / 12 September 2012 at 13:30 / Comment

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