November 2013

Forkers Scotland have recently secured mine workings stabilisation contracts in Kilmarnock and Fife

• Work has started on a £570k contract for East Ayrshire Council at Cambleton Drive, Kilmarnock to complete treatment of workings in the ‘Whistler’ and ‘Major’ coal seams. The 14 week contract is advance works for a new housing development will require 4 drilling rigs and approx 6000 tons of grout will be placed between now and the end of January.

• Worked coal seams, fissured rock and a mine shaft are being treated to allow construction of 5 turbine bases at Earlseat Wind Farm, nr Kirkcaldy in Fife for main contractor Raynesway Construction. The £496k advance works contract is expected to be completed 14 weeks and will require 780nr boreholes (22600m of drilling) and 8500t of grout.