Review of Current Piling Techniques


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This webinar presents a review of the current practice and usage of the numerous types of piles in general construction. Tom reviews current piling methods and shares his comprehensive experience obtained during his 22 years at Wagstaff Piling.

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Presenter: Tom George - Design and Estimating Engineer- Wagstaff Piling Pty Ltd
Tom has worked at Wagstaff Piling for over 20 years initially starting off on site as a Project Manager then moving back to the design office to be managing the tendering and design for Wagstaff Piling Southern Region.  Tom has been involved with all types of piling including Diaphragm Wall, Cut Off Walls,  Ground Improvement, Driven Piles, Micro Piles, Sheet Piling, Bored and CFA Piling etc for many of the major building and infrastructure Projects predominately in Victoria and South Australia. 


  • Pre-cast piles: Pile verification, Customer considerations, Dynamic testing, Access consideration, Noise generation, Ground improvement using pre-cast piles
  • CFA: Piling: Advantages, Dis-advantages, Risks, Rigs and instrumentation, Case study - Prahran School
  • Screw Piles: Auger refusal, Auger mechanics and possible problems
  • Bored Piles: Advantages, Dis-advantages, Drilling fluid, Drill tools
  • CMC's (Screw displacement piles): Geotech investigation, Design traps
  • Pile verification: Driving formula, Static design using CPT, Physical logging, Dynamic testing
Total viewing time - 25 min