Gravel columns in wind farm foundations

I’ve just received a short technical summary of the works performed in Raki (Chile) from Terratest, the company who has made the gravel columns.

Unfortunately it’s in Spanish, but the pictures are beautiful 😉

About 9000 meters of gravel columns have been put in place. The diameter is 80 cm, while the length changed depending on the position (from 9 to 13 meters).

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About Francesco Miceli

Hello!My name is Francesco and I'm a civil engineer specialized in EPC (that is, "turnkey") wind farms projects.I'm currently based in Hamburg, Germany and I'm developing several interesting project all around the world - southern Europe, LATAM and various other countries.If you want to contact me please don't leave a comment in the blog (I don't check them very often) - you can use the contact form.You can write me in English, Spanish and Italian.To find a (somewhat concise) description of my non-wind business activities you can visit my webpage - www.francescomiceli.comIf you want to know more about my work, here you can download my CV - www.windfarmbop.com/CV_Francesco_Miceli.pdfHope you like the blog!Francesco

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