PILE INSTALLATION DEMONSTRATION PROJECT

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Hammer This is the 1700 Kilojoule hammer used to drive the steel piles into the bay.

The following pictures show the hammer being lifted and fitted over a pile.

The piston inside the hammer drives the pile. You can't see the piston, but you can see the pile being driven when the driving begins.

Lifting Hammer 1
Lifting Hammer 2 Lifting Hammer 3 Lifting Hammer 4 Lifting Hammer 4
Hammer_Scale Here's a picture of the hammer. A couple of people are in the picture for scale.
Pile_scale Here's a picture of the pile (left, background). The markings on the pile are in meters.