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The T-Beam girders are manufactured at Section 7 site at Emali. Due to the massive weight of each girder, they are hoisted by Gantry cranes installed on the site. They ...
March 3, 2015 - 9:24 PM
The Standard Gauge Railway Project is use concrete reinforced sleepers as opposed to the steel sleepers used in the old railway. The Chinese standards railway sleepers are made out of ...
February 21, 2015 - 4:43 PM
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At the Section 7 steel yard, work on steel is a never ceasing process. The steel yard is where steel is bent, cut, welded and tensioned for specific purposes. It ...
January 23, 2015 - 4:43 PM
The President inspected a trial section of the SGR at Mtito Andei and later toured a plant for manufacturing rail sleepers and bridge sections. Speaking when he addressed local employees ...
A top view of the steel yard roofing. This is visible from an aircraft above the site.
This line runs from the Sleeper Factory to the sleepers storage and bolt mounting location.
This second line that runs parrarell to the T-beams storage location will be used to transport the beams out of the site to the installation site.
T-Beams at the storage location. The steel cables are covered with tape to reduce exposure to air and water which causes rusting to occur
A complete T-Beam ready for hauling to the storage location.
Workers assembling the frame for the rail-joining shed that will be at this location
A sign board at the construction site of Section 4. The preparation of land has been slowed down by the onset of the rain season.
Railway sleepers installed at Section 7 for the new track that will be used to move produced sleepers at the factory
A factory worker examines sleepers before they are taken to storage. The sleepers have to pass visual and lab load tests before being declared QUALIFIED
Sleeper storage area in Section 7. After production the sleepers are stacked here with the help of the gantry cranes.
A soil compactor flatenns the raised section of the railway near a road bridge in Sultan Hamud
Soil compaction being undertaken by Section 4 outside Emali
January 14, 2015 - 6:04 PM
The SGR Section 7 construction camp has the mandate of production of railway sleepers, dispatch of railway steel and production of the railway bridge girders. The girder is a horizontal ...
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January 5, 2015 - 9:17 PM
Gantry cranes are a type of crane built atop a gantry, which is a structure used to straddle an object or workspace. They are also called portal cranes, the "portal" ...
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