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Micropiles were developed in Italy in the early 1950s in response to a need for new ways to support old buildings and monuments that had been damaged over time, particularly during World War II.
Micropiles are high-performance, high-capacity drilled deep foundation elements with a diameter of 5–12 inches and a working load of over 200 tonnes. They can be drilled to depths of 200 feet and have a diameter of 5–12 inches. High-strength steel casing, rebar, and grout make up micropiles. It’s utilised to support structures, improve mass stability, and transfer loads.
Here is the glimpse of completed UDA Holdings Berhad project construction progress of Micropile Works for Tower Crane by SL Virtue Sdn Bhd (SLVSB).