Soil Investigation work for IL & FS Power Plant at Cuddulore, Tamil Nadu.
M/s. Shandong Tiejun Electric Power Engineering Company Limited had proposed the construction of 2 x 600 MW Thermal Power Project at Cuddalore District, Tamilnadu. For designing foundation structures coming under this project, it was necessary to conduct a detailed Geotechnical Investigation Work to obtain engineering properties of the underlying soil and M/s. Shandong Tiejun Electric Power Engineering Company Limited appointed M/s. C. E. Testing Company Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata as their Geotechnical Consultant. The scope of the work comprised of sinking approximately 425 nos. bore holes, Plate Load Tests, ER Tests, Cross Hole Tests, Pump Out Tests & Field Permeability tests. The scope also included conducting Standard Penetration Tests, collecting disturbed samples at regular intervals for identification and logging purposes, collecting undisturbed tube samples at suitable intervals or at change of strata, collecting rock core samples and testing these in the laboratory.