As part of the phase five expansion of their diesel generating electricity plant, The British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation, tendered works for bulk earthworks into an existing slope situated above the western boundary of the site. Development of the site includes a stabilization system consisting of passive ground anchors (soil nails) with installed length ranging from 1m- 4m, installed on a grid of approximately 2m x 2m. The face of the cut is stabilized using rockfall protection mesh.
RAM Engineering was retained by Meridian Construction to complete a detailed estimate for the bulk earthworks removal and the slope stabilization. The work included detail unit pricing from productions, crew buildup, equipment resources, and indirects. Besides supplier pricing, research for drilling equipment was conducted. Our team was required to complete many tasks in preparing a commercial submission including: