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METHOD STATEMENT

CONTRACT. NO. CES 13/2016


CUSTOMER Drakenstein Municipality
VEOLIA WATER PROJECT NO. 31120097
PROJECT Welvanpas WTW
VENDOR / SUBCONTRACTOR NAME Laudscher Enterprises
EQUIPMENT / SUPPLY SUMMARY Civil Site Works
DATE 17/05/2018
REV B

PROPOSED ACTIVITY:

The construction of concrete plinths for the Blowers, Backwash Pumps and Transfer
Pumps.

WHAT & WHERE WORK IS TO BE UNDERTAKEN:

This method statement provide details and procedures which will and is to be followed for the
successful construction of concrete plinths for the Blowers, Backwash Pumps and Transfer
Pumps in the Machine Room and outside paved Area at the Welvanpas Water treatment
Works in Wellington, Western Cape.

START AND END DATE AND TIME OF THE WORKS FOR WHICH THE METHOD
STATEMENT IS REQUIRED:

Start Date : 21/05/2018 End Date : 31/05/2018


HOW ARE THE WORKS TO BE UNDERTAKEN:

 INSTALLATION SUPERVISION AND LABOUR


 The Supervision of the installation will be done by the Veolia Site Manager
and Inspection by the Veolia Quality Inspector.
 The Labour for the installation will be done by an installation team which will
be appointed by Veolia.

 DESIGN AND APPROVALS


 The Mixing design of the Concrete will be approved for construction by the
Client Representative.
 The Construction Drawings will be approved for Construction by the Client
Engineering Representative.

 INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
The complete Installation Procedure should be done as follows;

Preparation and Reinforcing Installation:


 Mark out plinths onto position in Machine Room. Confirm there are No clashes with
existing drainage eyes and existing reinforcing as per as-build drawings received.
 Scabble existing concrete surface to remove laitance layer.
 Core/drill dowel holes, check depth, clean all concrete. Dowel drill holes not to be
drilled through existing reinforcing. Use a drill bit which cannot drill into steel to
prevent breaking of reinforcing.(hold point)
 Epoxy in dowels
 Wet existing concrete surface on which plinths are to be cast, and keep wet for 24
hours prior to casting.
 Erect shutters and chamfers, fix steel, clear wire clipping (hold point)

Casting of Bases:
 Slump test: Conduct a Slump test at the supplier facility before Batching of concrete
(hold point)
 Batch concrete will be transported to site.
 Take sample for test cubes before casting. 6 off cubes will be taken. 3 off for strength
testing after 7 days and 3 off after 28 days.
 Remove standing water from concrete surface.
 Cast concrete by using a concrete pump in order to reduce wastage around site, and
vibrate.
 As soon as is practical, float top of concrete.
 Apply curing compound or wrap in plastic (hold point)
 Once shutters are removed, cure newly exposed edges.

Curing, Testing and Workability:


 Curing to continue for 5 days after casting
 Cube testing to be done after 7 days to ensure at least 20MPA strength
 If strength at 20MPA after 7 days, Installation on the plinths may continue. Delay
installation onto plinths as long as the program allows to ensure highest possible strength
before installation.
DECLARATIONS

1. SUBCONTRACTOR / VENDOR

I understand the contents of this Method Statement and the scope of the works required
of me. I further understand that this Method statement may be amended on application
to other signatories and that the ECO and Site Agent will audit my compliance with the
contents of this Method Statement.

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(signed) (print name) Date

2. PRINCIPLE CONTRACTOR

The work described in this Method Statement, if carried out according to the
methodology described, is satisfactory mitigated to prevent avoidable environmental
harm:

____________________ ___________________________ ___________________


(signed) (print name) Date

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(comments)

3. ENGINEER

The works described in this Method statement are approved.

____________________ ___________________________ ___________________


(signed) (print name) Date

____________________ ___________________________
(designation) (print name)

__________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________
(comments)
4. OTHER (if required)

The works described in this Method statement are approved.

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(signed) (print name) Date

____________________ ___________________________
(designation) (print name)

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__________________________________________________________________________
(comments)

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