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Laggan-Tormore Site Development Preparation Earthworks

  • Contract Value: Approximately £51 million
  • Contract Type: Total Form of Agreement
  • Client: Total E&P UK Limited
  • Start/End: April 2010 – March 2011
  • Awards The Site Preparation project on the Laggan Tormore Gas Plant, was awarded a score of 80.4% (Excellent) by CEEQUAL in July 2011

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This contract comprised the civil works associated with the site preparation for the Onshore Gas Processing Plant and all associated works including: The cut and fill work element involved the extraction of granite and crushing to form a suitable fill material. This process reduced the quantity of stone required for the project.

Key Features

  • Handling and storing of peat in purpose built reservoirs, requiring some 455,000m³ of peat to be moved
  • Terracing the slopes to form 260,000m² of work platforms;
  • Forming the terraces by cut and fill with imported fill as required. This involves the excavation of 512,000m³ of rock;
  • Installation of a Sewerage Treatment Plant, together with surface run-off drainage systems.
  • Construction of 2.4km long access road