Proven solutions for higher productivity and significant savings

MOVAX piling equipment is the optimum solution for a wide range of piling requirements and a variety of soil and site conditions ranging from the largest construction sites to landscaping jobs – also in the most demanding conditions when a high-degree of precision is required, in sensitive environments and when limited space or access is available.

Today there are more than 1500 MOVAX units delivered to more than 50 countries, on six continents, world wide.

Australia

Australia
Repairing wharf

Movax delivered SG-50V pile driver in January 2013 to Australian civil construction company JPMI Pty Ltd. The machine has installed numerous Sheet Piles and H Beam piles on projects in Australia since. Recent project for...

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Australia
Building a cycle way along the Launceston Flood Levee in Tasmania

Australian company PilePro has recently undertaken a project to build a cycle way along the Launceston Flood Levee in Tasmania. The site comprises up to 20m of marine silts before a suitable founding could be made. In co...

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Australia
Retaining structure for Mulgrave central mill

Cairns based JPMI completed a retaining wall structure at challenging location for their client FNQ sugar Services Pty. The Mulgrave Central Mill construction works included demolition and removal of existing structures ...

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Australia
Bridges on driven steel piles

BridgePro took delivery of a Movax SG-60V Side-Grip vibrator and an IH-25D pile hammer in January in Tasmania, Australia. BridgePro is a specialist bridge construction contractor specialising in precast modular bridges w...

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Austria

Austria
Flood protection in Saalfelden, Austria

The Urslau River is flooding every year between the mountains around town of Saalfelden and causes considerable damages to nearby buildings. Flooding is at worst in the springtime when the snow melts. Construction of pro...

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Austria
Flood preventing

A vinyl sheet pile wall was installed to form an extreme flood relief near Danube river in Stetten and Bisamberg close to Austrian capital Vienna. The dam was lowered by 40 cm at two separate places each 46 metres long. ...

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Austria
Channel building

In March 2014 Oberhauser & Schedler added Movax Side Grip SG-45V sheet piler to their extensive special machinery fleet. Movax SG-45V pile driver can be operated by two special equipped carrier vehicles; Kobelco SK23...

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Austria
Construction of a new building area

Austrian company Böhm Transport is in charge of conducting the piling work at a new building area located in Neusiedel am See, Austria. Sheet pile walls built to the site will support the housing area and protect it from...

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Brazil

Brazil
Mudslide barriers protect e FVM railway

Vale EFVM railways took a delivery of Movax SG-50 Side-Grip fitted onto Cat 323D machine. The pile driver has been acquired by the railway maintenance team and is used for installing king post type wall along the railway...

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Brazil
More load bearing capacity with vibro stone columns

Movax was used for the first time to improve the load bearing capacity of a soil by constructing vibro stone columns into the ground. Work was conducted by Recon Estacas in the city of Recife in Brazil. Movax model used ...

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Brazil
Bridges at mangrove swamp

Project called Via Mangue in Brazilian city of Recife is one of the biggest on-going infrastructure developments in the country. When completed, a new elevated highway is opening a new connection from southern Boa Viagem...

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Denmark

Denmark
Removing WWII bunkers

The remains of the second World War bunkers and dugouts mark the coastline near Klitmöller in North West Jütland in Denmark. The bunkers were once a part of a coastal fortifications along the western coast of Europe and ...

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Denmark
Responding to the extreme weather of the future

Summer of 2014 gave Copenhagen another stark reminder of what to expect in terms of extreme weather. Very heavy rain flooded parts of the city and caused damage worth millions. The city now responses with one of the most...

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Denmark
New Motorway

Silkeborg is located in Central Jutland Region, Denmark. Landscape around the area is dominated by big lakes and forests.To ease the traffic overload on road No.15 it was decided to build a new motorway from Silkeborg to...

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Estonia

Estonia
Renewing the car dock

The harbour of island Manilaid nearby Pärnu, Estonia, is outdated and too shallow. A car ferry should go to the island but depending on the water level it is not always possible – depth of the sea-lane to the island is n...

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Finland

Finland
Drainage at a sports park

A drainage built in a soft soil needed a special support at Myllymäki sports park, Finland. The foundation is made of 20 meters long concrete piles on which lies 40 cm thick concrete slabs. In the gravel layer above the ...

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Finland
Foundation of a noise barrier wall

Steel piles being installed for a foundation of a noise barrier wall in Espoo, Finland. A main function of these 324 mm tubular piles is to support the wall against lateral wind load. The piles were erected and pre-drive...

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Finland
Extracting the sheet piles at pump station site

A pump station for pressure sewer system was installed in Kirkkonummi, Finland. An excavation was supported with the temporary sheet pile cofferdam to ensure safety and minimise earth moving work at the site. The pressur...

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Finland
The Ring Rail project

The Ring Rail Line is an important part of the development of the entire transportation system in the Helsinki region. In addition to the rail line itself, there will be new stations, streets, park-and-ride facilities, r...

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Finland
Sheet piling to form passenger access to railway tracks

Sheet pile retaining walls were installed to form basis to the underpass at Pännäinen railway station near Pietarsaari in Finland. 10 meter long sheet piles were partly for temporary excavation support but for some secti...

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Finland
Pier for inland waterway traffic

Passenger pier by the lake Vanajavesi few steps away from the town centre of Hämeenlinna was rebuilt during the spring and early summer 2009. As the pier is located right by the lake a temporary dam for casting the base ...

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Finland
End bearing steel pile foundation for railroad upgrade

The steel piles were installed to support new rails near level crossing that links a new line to the existing main line. The railroad at this location is built mainly onto driven pre-cast piles. This particular part of t...

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Finland
Fixing a subsiding railway

Foundation of a railway track passing the Seinäjoki hippodrome had started to subside. To prevent the soft soil from extruding beneath the tracks a sheet pile wall was built on both sides of the tracks. Length of each wa...

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Finland
Foundation work below the groundwater table for an underpass

A two-way underpass, high enough for truck traffic, is being built to go under a 5-track railroad in Tikkurila, Finland. Basis of the underpass will be below groundwater table. Therefore the basis is circumscribed with ...

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Finland
Installing sheet piles in confined space

City of Espoo in Finland is investing significantly in infrastructure in various locations. Areas around Leppävaara neighborhood have seen a lot of new development in the recent history. Besides of all new development on...

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France

France
Restoration of an historical swing bridge

The swing bridge over the Channel De´Lest was first built in 1871. The bridge is located in the small village of Selle, the eastern part of France and is a popular summer attraction especially amongst the tourists travel...

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Germany

Germany
Building a flood protection dam

As a part of a developing area the existing dam in suburban of Heppenheim city needed to be enhanced. Purpose of the project was to protect the buildings and the surrounding against the floodwaters coming every spring an...

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Germany
Railway noise reduction wall

German company Ed. Züblin AG has got noise reduction wall projects from Deutsche Bahn AG. Wall is going to be built on 711 mm diameter and 5,5 m long tubular piles. Project in Winsen, near Hamburg, they are driving total...

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Germany
Efficient port maintenance

The Movax Side-Grip was selected as new equipment for installing and replacing hard wood signal posts and fenders at North Sea ports in Germany. Hardwood timber piles used for the fenders and the signal posts are 400 mm...

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Germany
Gas pipeline overhaul

Gas pipelines have to be inspected regularly both inside and outside. These inspections are based on a current measurement that shows damages in the insulation layer and exact location of the failure. Imperfections occur...

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Germany
Construction of a bridge

The construction of Dresden`s controversial Waldschlösschen Bridge in the Elbe Valley has begun in 2007. The completion date is estimated for the end of 2012. The design of the bridge was chosen in order to minimize the...

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Germany
Construction of a safety wall of natural wooden piles

Company TWB Verwaltungs GmbH from Lübbenau, Germany, has used the Menzi Muck excavator for nearly 20 years. Company is known to have a wide range of equipments for different purposes and now they also have a Movax SP-30....

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India

India
Sheet pile cofferdams

Marymatha Construction company has secured a job for construction of regulator-cum-bridge on Periyar river in Indian state of Kerala. During high tide the water level in sea rises and because of this the sea water starts...

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India
Micro tunnelling a railway underpass for storm water drains

Ghai Construction Limited from Pune, India, is constructing two storm water drains under railway tracks in Bhayander near the city of Mumbai. This area is subject to a heavy monsoon rains and over 80% of the annual rainf...

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Ireland

Ireland
Rebuilding of a levee in river Dodder

Renewing a levee in river Dodder flowing thru the city of Dublin in Ireland is a part of a project ran by The Office of Public Works (OPW) In the light of the pre drillings made at the site the length of the sheet piles ...

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Italy

Italy
Working with Movax to prevent river bank erosion

Italian contractor Anese Srl has been investing in new machinery with advanced technology. One of the new machines is Movax SG-60V pile driver which is equipped with special clamps to handle timber piles up to 600mm diam...

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Japan

Japan
Building a soil retention wall

Niigata based Sugisaki Foundation Corporation installed soil retention wall for Niigata Prefecture Tokamachi Area Promotion Bureau in Shimizu-gun Japan.  The king post type retaining wall was supported by 8.5 metre H250 ...

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Maldives

Maldives
Expanding Velana International Airport, Maldives

Tennssor, founded in 2007, is a Maldives based company which provides solutions for coastal, infrastructural and logistical sectors ranging from Airport development to shore protection and dredging. The Government of Mal...

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New Zealand

New Zealand
Road construction

New Zealand-based Fulton Hogan has more than 80 years’ experience in the transport, water, energy, mining, civil construction and land development infrastructure in New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific. For the ...

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New Zealand
Flood Defence work

To prevent the surrounding around Tauranga against annual flooding, a new layout of retention basins and drainpipes were performed by civil engineering and council of the state. Concrete Outflow pipes in 2 meter diameter...

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New Zealand
Repairing the damages of the earthquake

A strong earthquake rattled the Canterbury region around city of Christchurch in the south island of New Zealand on September 3rd. The magnitude of the earthquake was 7.1. The epicentre of the earthquake was just 45 kilo...

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New Zealand
Working in gold mine

Waikaia Gold recently purchased a Movax SG-75TR with Auto C control system to attach to Hitachi 350-5 excavator. The Movax is now working with a company’s other piling rig driving and extracting 14 to 16 meter long sheet...

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Norway

Norway
Sheet piling inside a chemical factory

Norwegian contractor, Seabrokers enteprenør AS, was working with Movax SG-75V inside a chemical factory. Movax was used for making a square box with cell sheets. The box is loading pocket for salt in fertilizer productio...

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Norway
Trench support works

Oslo Water and Sewage Works are currently on one of the Norway’s biggest water and wastewater projects, named Midgård Serpent. New drain and sewer line is being constructed trough the City using both, trenching and tunne...

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Poland

Poland
Reconstruction of a multi-level junction

Plant Engineering Works Chrobok from Bojszowy Nove, Poland, is in charge of the foundation work for a new multi-level junction over one of Warsaw’s several railway stations. Company Chrobok is an experienced company spec...

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Poland
Renovation of bridge

Poland´s first SG-60 series Movax pile driver was delivered to Bialystok based company called Hydrobud. It has been first put into work at bridge renovation site. Renovation of the bridge over Krzywe Lake in Suwalki dema...

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Poland
Reinforcement of a railway tunnel

In Warsaw Poland, a railway tunnel in a multilevel railway junction needed reinforcement. This was due to a change of this section of the railway from slower to high speed train traffic. The project is carried out in tw...

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Poland
Building of electrically powered water-ski track

Polish contractor HYDROBUD KIELCZYK was part of a project building electrically powered water-ski track to SZELMENT Lake in north-eastern Poland. Work required installation of over 70 pcs of 508 mm tubes as pedestals for...

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Poland
Building signalization lights for rail traffic

Company SABEL, located in Wroclaw, Poland, is specialized in building rail traffic signalization lights. In the middle of 2011 they got a project – a renovation of over 5 km railway near the Prochowice railway station. ...

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Poland
Construction of a bridge

In the beginning of 2010 a company called Chrobok was appointed to carry out the piling work for foundation of a new road traffic bridge. The bridge was built over the Plonka river that is close to the town of Plonsk in ...

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Poland
Construction work on new bypass road

Construction of highway and ring road in the city of Grudizadz required significant foundation work. Polish company Melbud was responsible for the piling work on this site. They used Movax SG-60V Side-Grip pile driver wh...

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Poland
Railway bridge

Within a new layout of the road No.521 it was necessary to build a new bridge over the railway track closed to the city of Prabuty in North Poland. The work was conducted by civil engineering company INTOP which is spec...

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Russia

Russia
Construction of pumped-storage hydroelectric power plant

A range of Movax equipment including SG-75TR vibro, IH-25 piling hammer and TAD-30 telescopic auger drive were delivered for the construction of the 2nd Zagorsk pumped-storage hydroelectric plant. The new power plant is ...

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Russia
Volga–Baltic Waterway

Russian company Aquatic is building and renovating supporting walls for channel and piers in Vytegra River, Vologda region Russia. Work is conducted from a barge with Movax SPH-80DB and a crane. “The Volga–Baltic Waterw...

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Russia
Ramp for river boats

On the riverside of Nevariver in Kirovsk, Russia, an old loading dock for timber is lowered to be a suitable ramp for river boats. The original dock has been used by big cargo ships, which explains the height of it. At ...

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Russia
Sewer line

A new hotel is built for Olympics that will take place in Sochi in 2014. The sewer line of the hotel must go below the rainwater channel. A sheet pile wall was made to both sides of the channel. This was done to prevent ...

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Russia
Building a retaining wall to oil refinery

Tuapse is located near Sochi, Russia. An oil refinery has been in Tuapse since 1926. Oil has been drained to refinery’s soil and the locals want to prevent the mixing with the nearby Tuapse River. Tuapse River unites fro...

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Russia
Sheet pile driving

Stroytechnologia OOO took delivery of a Movax SP-70F4 Side-Grip sheet piler in July 2013 in Russia. It has already been used in two projects in Tuapse. First project was making of electric-power transmission line ground ...

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Russia
Establishment of a new railway platform

The company Optima Project (Moscow) made new embankment for railway platform in Moscow inner city in June 2010. Optima Project has been using Movax SPH 80 for several years. In this project they installed 110 heavy concr...

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Russia
Dam and canal renovation

Russian contractor TPK Stroy has completed two large sheet piling jobs for their client JSC Aquatic. The sheet pile walls were part of renovation and enlargement of a dam and a canal on Sukhona river in Russia’s Vologda ...

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Russia
Reinforcing the railway embankment

Movax SG-60V was delivered to Russian company Transremstroy in July 2013. Company specializes in dykes, bridges, underpasses, overpasses, culverts, retaining and sea walls as well as other structures that require a speci...

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Russia
Renovation of pier

Renovation of Peterhof’s pier was carried out by installing sheet pile wall and dredging bottom of the bay. Both jobs were carried out with two excavators equipped with two Movax SP-70F4 sheet pilers. Work on the pier wa...

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Russia
Construction of the bridge substructure

Company OOO FSK MostoOtrjad-47 bought Movax SP50F-2 model in 2012. Since then company has added also SG-60 to their fleet. At the moment both Movaxies are used for construction of the 2- nd line of the Smolensk direction...

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Sudan

Sudan
Building docks for tourist boats

Sudanese Marble Engineering Co. bought Movax SG-30 vibratory hammer and Watermaster Classic IV multipurpose dredger in April 2015. Sudan is the 50th country where Movax vibrator has been sold to. SG-30 vibro and the dred...

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Sweden

Sweden
Pile driving at the Arenastaden

Arenastaden will be the Nordic region’s foremost destination for events, shopping, business and living. It is a brand new and unique part of the city featuring Sweden’s new national football arena and among many others, ...

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Sweden
Sheet piles for fuel tank installation

Installation of a new fuel tank at a petrol station near Gothenburg city required sheet piled cofferdam. The sheet piles were driven to bed rock, so the length of the piles varied. Work was carried out with Movax Side-Gr...

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Sweden
Rebuilding an old canal wall

Swedish piling contractor Sivenmark AB completed their part of a project for rebuilding old canal wall in Gothenburg. Over 900 pieces of VL 603 sheet piles ranging from 9 to 14 metres in length were installed to both sid...

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Sweden
Cofferdams for railway bridge pillars

Rail route to one of the Sweden´s busiest harbour in Gothenburg is crossing over Gota river. The railroad that is vital to remarkable part if import and export trough this harbour has been relying in one track bridge. Du...

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Sweden
Retaining walls for apartment building

Swedish contractor Trailer Bengt has a 20-year history in using Movax in construction sites. Company recently purchased SG-75TR vibratory hammer, which is now used for construction of apartment building near Stockholm. M...

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Sweden
Electrified highway

Sivenmark AB operated Movax SG-75 and new DH-30 piling hammer, as a subcontractor to Rosenqvist Rail AB, at new highway experimental project in Sandviken in Eastern Sweden. Electronic solution supplier Siemens and truck ...

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Sweden
Sheet pile driving in city centre

Library building in Gothenburg city centre was enlarged In 2012. At the construction site sheet piled retaining wall was made with 150 number of sheets of which most of were taken away as the building proceeded. Small po...

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Tanzania

Tanzania
Upgrading the landing stage

To increase the turnover at the port of Zanzibar, local Ministry of transport and economy decided to enlarge the old part of Zanzibar Ferry Port. Building operation include enhancement and extension of the old jetty in a...

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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates
Installing steel reinforcements into vertical piles

The first ever Movax in GCC area was purchased to United Arab Emirates (UAE) by Zenath Contracting & Environmental Engineering Services LLC. Background for the purchase was as Jet-Grouting specialist Zenath was looki...

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom
Underground plant room for the new aquariums

Exeter is a historic city in Devon, England. The City is located on the River Exe about 65 miles northeast from Bristol. Exeter is one of England’s oldest towns with historical buildings like the Exeter Cathedral founded...

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United Kingdom
Network Rail electrification

Windhoff, a German rail equipment manufacturer, has delivered a custom-built electrification trains to UK rail manager Network Rail. These £40 million High Output Plant Systems will be used first on electrification of Gr...

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United Kingdom
Kingpost pile solution for Network Rail's High Output Operating Base

SEVINGTON, in Ashford, Kent, was chosen by Network Rail as the base for their south east High Output Operating Base (HOOB). As part of the new construction, there was a requirement for a ballast retaining wall and an ac...

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