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Redcar Coke Ovens, Teesside

PCR were awarded this contract by SSI Steel working at Redcar Coke Ovens on Teesside, UK.

PCR acted as Principal Contractor providing suitable labour, access and a safe route to gain access to the top of the 2 x 90m high reinforced concrete chimneys. Critical external concrete repairs were undertaken due to the friable nature of the concrete substrate.  All removed material was subjected to stringent environmental measures on site and was disposed of at licensed tips.  

  • Provided a secure exclusion zone to the work area 
  • Worked closely in cooperation with the Client 
  • Installed safe systems of access and rescue at height devices
  • Using power tools the original mild steel re-bar and concrete was removed and cut into manageable pieces for disposal
  • Preparation of the concrete was undertaken by neutralising the exposed surface
  • Application using a resin bonded repair mortar to the satisfaction of the Client
  • All works were carried out in-house