Concrete Water Storage Tank for SAICA


Concrete Water Storage Tank for SAICA

Shay Murtagh Precast Concrete Storage Tanks for SAICASpanish Company SAICA are constructing a new container board manufacturing facility on the East side of Partington Village in Manchester UK.

This is very large industrial project that has upwards of 500 people working on site.

The principal project managers are Christal Management UK and Engineering Consultants for the clients are Spanish company IDOM.

In October 2010 Shay Murtagh were appointed by specialist civil works contractor ‘Cheethamhill Construction Ltd’ to manufacture and construct a large precast, pre-stressed and post-tensioned concrete settlement tank for the on site waste water treatment plant.

Concrete Tank Specifications


This tank had an internal diameter of 35.72m and a wall height of 5.05m and was successfully installed on site in February of 2011. The tank with a gross capacity of 5,000m3 also included a peripheral launder that was integrally cast with the precast concrete wall panels.

Shay Murtagh Precast have also received an order for the manufacture and construction of a ‘Fresh Water Process Storage Tank’ on the same site.

This precast, pre-stressed and post-tensioned concrete water storage tank will have a gross capacity of 4,000m3 and has an internal diameter of 26.53m and a wall height of 7.30m and will be complete with a precast concrete roof structure. On site installation of the fresh water tank will commence on site in mid April and will be complete by the end of May.

Concrete Water Storage Tank


William McGovern

Senior Quantity Surveyor at Shay Murtagh Precast Ltd
As a Senior Quantity Surveyor with Shay Murtagh Precast, William has created a working relationship with many of our Key Accounts. Working with Michael and the other team members he has brought to fruition many key projects form tender stages. William has worked with the company during his college years and is a graduate in Construction Economics and Management form DIT Bolton Street and he also holds a Masters in Management form Smurfit Business School in University College Dublin.
William McGovern

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Posted by William McGovern  Posted on 22 Mar 2011 
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