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BRINOS : A charity dedicated to the prevention and cure of Ear Disease in Nepal
During the November 2013 ear camp, the team witnessed the digging of the main foundations -
Apparently, a team of many men were more suitable than a JCB for this task. Neil Weir was very impressed with the finish and accuracy of the result.
The gallery shows the work through December 2013/ January 2014, after the foundations of columns had been dug.
It shows the brick layer(s) and neatness of a hole as work started on adding the reinforced concrete base.
You will get glimpses of the fabrication processes, of producing the adjoining foundation trenches and adding the first “stub” of concrete to the columns.
Finally, it shows the start of the brick bases being laid, and that leads on to the next stage of work: The Tie Beams.
The technique of using a brick base and then adding the reinforced concrete tie beams and column footings seems unusual (or innovative).
Probably the lack of “ready-
Also buying bricks ready-
it should be a lot less polluting as well.
The Web Master apologises to anyone who has not been involved in building or civil engineering. To one in the UK who has (some time back) the methods used and speed at which this team in Nepal produce results, is quite impressive!
|Aims & History|
|Sir John Chapple|
|Camp Report 1|
|Camp Report 2|
|Camp Report 3|
|Why we are here|
|Nov 2016 #59|
|March 2016 #58|
|Nov 2015 #57|
|March 2015 #56|
|Nov 2014 #55|
|Nov 2014 #54|
|Early Nov 2010|
|Fame & Roof|
|Up to first floor|
|Tie Beam Complete|
|Securing The Site|