Construction of a tertiary and logistics business park in Trélazé, France

2022-06-10T14:57:03+02:00

Soil improvement and reinforcement by dynamic compaction The municipality of Trélazé, on the outskirts of Angers, was a major centre for slate-quarrying throughout its long industrial history, from the middle of the 16th century until the eventual closure of the last slate quarries in March 2014. Menard has been working since the end [...]

Spaceship Ariane 5 launch pad in Kourou, French Guyana

2021-12-22T10:35:22+01:00

Foundations of one of the most heavily loaded railways in the world For the foundations of one of the most heavily loaded railways in the world (2,000 tons of the space rocket), Menard developed an alternate solution combining dynamic replacement and vertical drains as an alternative to excavation and replacement of the mangrove, a [...]

Nice Airport, France

2021-07-01T14:51:48+02:00

Iconic project : Nice airport, France Deepest dynamic compaction application (27 m, 4,000 tm energy) on the Nice airport, France project The 'giga-machine' was designed and custom-built for this site The challenge was to compact 20,000,000 m³ of land reclamation while maintaining air traffic. The 'giga-machine' was designed and custom-built for this job. The [...]

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