Civil engineering

Civil engineering

On this page you will find a selection of our customer projects in civil engineering. Allow us to inspire you and challenge us to come up with a solution for your specific problem. Click on the following projects and read more.

Civil engineering
Lifting a mobile formwork

Lifting a mobile formwork

Raising a formwork construction precisely to the correct height to pour the concrete arch and place the concrete elements. Commissioned by JP van Eesteren, Holmatro supplied 680 ton locknut cylinders.

Lifting a mobile formwork
Pushing a bridge deck on pillars

Pushing a bridge deck on pillars

Pushing and supporting a bridge deck from land onto temporary supports built in the river. Commissioned by Victor Buyck, Holmatro supplied 100 ton locknut cylinders and Vari pumps.

Pushing a bridge deck on pillars
Bridge lifting

Bridge lifting

During the renovation of the Galecopperbrug the bridge will remain open to traffic while it is raised several tens of centimetres. Commissioned by CT de Boer, Holmatro supplied five double-acting lock nut cylinders, each with a capacity of 605 tons.

Bridge lifting
Rail tunnel construction

Rail tunnel construction

Special construction techniques are being used for the construction of the Schuman-Josaphat rail tunnel in the centre of Brussels. Commissioned by CEI - De Meyer, Holmatro supplied a PLC-controlled hydraulic Synchronized Positioning System.

Rail tunnel construction
Lifting a construction shed at great height

Lifting a construction shed at great height

Lifting the construction shed, to its position on top of the fourth level of the Erasmus Medical Centre office tower, is a huge job that has to be done with precision. Commissioned by BAM/Ballast Nedam, Holmatro supplied double-action, high tonnage cylinders.

Lifting a construction shed at great height
Foundation engineering

Foundation engineering

Anchoring a quay wall with a retaining height of over 20 metres. Commissioned by Jetmix, Holmatro supplied a 400 ton hollow plunger cylinder.

Foundation engineering
Jacking up office tower foundation

Jacking up office tower foundation

Jacking of the outer columns of a 130 meter high office tower due to uneven settlement caused by weight differences. Commissioned by CT de Boer, Holmatro supplied 400 ton locknut cylinders.

Jacking up office tower foundation