SCA Rope Access Embankment Excavation Programme

SCA are highly experienced in minor or major vegetation management / embankment works, by being a fully approved IRATA rope access member we ensure our access staff are working to the latest industry standards and equipment, complying with all IRATA guidelines also internally sponsored and fully qualified to work trackside with sentinel certification.

SCA Group were asked to provide a system to extract a large volume of materials causing portal pressure and clear the portal areas from vegetation and debris that could fall down the embankment.

SCA Group immediately applied suction excavation which enabled a team of men to extract 10 tonne of materials without impacting the operating main line below, by working day and night SCA Group were able to clear all vegetation/complete all scaling/excavate materials from behind the portal parapet all completed 30m down at the bottom of the embankment.

SCA Group completed 4 portal heads reducing the parapet loadings on budget and in programme and eliminating any portal failures.

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