Cardox International Limited
Blockage clearance : Build up clearance : Quarrying
CARDOX SYSTEMS

n CEMENT

n SILO / BULK MATERIALS

n CIVILS
     Brochure

n MINING / QUARRYING

Civils

The Cardox System is used extensively to break rock, especially in sensitive areas, e.g. general rock excavations, tunnelling, shaftsinking, underwater rock excavation and concrete breaking.

 


Blast with
cardox


Blast with
explosives


Results with
cardox


Results with explosives

 
General rock excavation  
 
Rock excavation1   Rock excavation2   Rock excavation3  
 

Excavation of 10,000m³ of hard granite in a busy town in
New Hampshire U.S.

Explosives were prohibited due to:
n Fear of nitrates penetrating underground spring and walls
n Shock waves and vibration effecting surrounding houses, shops & roads
n High noise levels
n High dust levels

Hydraulic rock breakers were not considered due to:
n The considerable duration to break the granite
n Exorbitant costs involved
n Increased and continuous noise

 
 
Shaftsinking  
 
Shaftsinking1   Shaftsinking2   Shaftsinking3  
 
In the centre of the busy seaside town of Whitby, U.K., Cardox is used to excavate a series of shafts for a sewage project only metres away from bustling shops, offices and pavements  
 
Tunnelling and
    trenching
  Concrete breaking   Underwater
    excavations
 
 
Tunnelling & trenching   Concrete breaking   Underwater excavations  

 
Athens:
Tunnel for Greek Metro system
  Dubai Port:
Breaking of concrete piers in busy shipping lane
  Saudi Arabia, Ras Tanurah Oil Terminal: Excavation of seabed for oil pipe line  

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