Tilt-Up Projects in British Columbia
PROJECT: Simpson Road warehouse; 2651 Viscount Way, Richmond
DATE: June 2014
GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Shemesh Developments
TILT-UP CONTRACTOR: Shemesh Developments
TILT-UP SUPPLIER: Richform Construction Supply; Bondbreaker was Spec Tilt EX
SOME FACTS: 400 plus meter slab done with a laser screed;
WHAT IS EXCITING? 22 degree celius temperature with high winds near YVR. Bondbreaker had to be applied precisely at the proper time to achieve maximum performance. Bondbreaker was applied immediately right behind the finishing machines. Placing, finishing and bondbreaker cure coat done all at the same time.
Morgan Gateway Business Park, Bldg A, South Surrey, B.C. 42,000 sq ft on four floors
DATE: November 2013
GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Wales McLellan
TILT-UP CONTRACTOR: Bach Construction
TILT-UP SUPPLIER: Richform Construction Supply
SOME FACTS: 4 Story tilt; because the footprint of building was fairly small and there were three elevator cores all panels had to be built in casting beds off the slab. WHAT IS NEW? Richform T46-02 18″ Spreader Beam with Twin Shackles. 120,000 lb panel with 16 point T110. 270 ton crane.
WHAT IS EXCITING? The 250,000 volt power lines in the background produce so much energy that the tilt up crew were getting mini shocks. The crane had to be grounded and the boom was within 20’ of the power lines.