Heavy equipment including a pile driver are now onsite for the planned 33-storey Gateway Tower inside Limketkai Complex which indicates that pile driving for foundation works are set to start anytime this week.
The equipment are owned by Bauer Foundations Phils, a subsidiary of Germany-based Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH, a construction company which concentrates mainly on the execution of complex special foundation works in difficult soil conditions and one of the leaders in foundation technology worldwide. Among its clientele include SM Prime Holdings, Inc. Robinson’s Land Corp., Ayala Land, Inc., Makati Development Corp. EEI Corp., and Filinvest, First Balfour, Hazama Corporation, Sumitomo, Luzon Hydro Corp. and many other international construction companies active in the Philippines.
The site has been cleared with pre-fab columns also observed onsite. The pile driver is shown below left of the picture. Guards in the area are very strict on safety of passersby.
Photos below taken from McDonalds side.