DFI Deep Foundations Magazine features AnchorTest

Deep Foundations magazine published by DFI (Deep Foundations Institute) enjoys an extensive worldwide readership and has recently published a five-page article featuring AnchorTest. The article includes the latest case-history updates from around the globe where AnchorTest has been used for real-time testing and data managementon challenging ground anchor projects. The September/October 2017 issue featuring AnchorTest can be viewed online here.

AnchorTest used for world’s highest capacity anchors at Hazelmere Dam

AnchorTest has been successfully used for real-time analysis and data management during the investigation test programme at Hazelmere dam in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. This is the first use of this type of software by the specialist anchor contractor, SRG and the first use of this technology in South Africa. The test anchors comprised of up to 91 strands have been designed and executed in accordance with BS8081:1989, the highest capacity anchors have been subjected to the largest cyclically imposed test loads ever applied to an individual anchor.

AnchorTest featured in Foundation Drilling magazine

AnchorTest is featured in a major article in the Foundation Drilling magazine published by ADSC (The International Association of Foundation Drilling). The article runs to seven pages and has already received great reviews. The magazine has an extensive readership that includes thousands of engineers in the US and Canada. October 2016 issue featuring AnchorTest can be viewed online here.

Kasktas is using AnchorTest in their international projects

International geotechnical contractor Kasktas AS are successfully using AnchorTest on major projects in Izmir, Turkey; slope stabilization works at the STAR Aegean Oil Refinery and excavation support works for the Petkim Container Port Backyard. Kasktas (Moscow) have also used Anchortest for deep excavation support at the US Embassy New Office annex in Moscow, Russia.

These projects had highly demanding testing specifications and featured permanent ground anchors. The Izmir projects comprised with multi unit strand anchors (SBMAs) with up to 380tons of test load stressed and tested in accordance with BS8081:1989, and the US Embassy project in Moscow utilized pre-fabricated mono-bars installed and prestressed in accordance with the latest PTI DC35.1-14.
 
Kasktas saved time and money thanks to AnchorTest's tablet and cloud-based solution, which facilitates on-site analysis and data sharing to nominated parties instantaneously thereby speeding up the approval procedures for installed anchor certification and subsequent lock-off.

Geotech is the first Australian company to implement AnchorTest

Based in Port Melbourne, Australia, specialist geotechnical contractor 
Geotech Civil are the first Australian company to acquire and implement the innovative AnchorTest software, specifically designed for iPads. 

Geotech Civil will use the cloud based system on all their current and future ground anchor projects to analyse and manage the data produced from ground anchor testing. Geotech Civil are also collaborating with AnchorTest Ltd to further enhance and develop the available applications.