• We express our complete satisfaction with the services provided by our Specialty Contractor, OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING.

     We have had the opportunity to work with OCTAGON for the construction of Shatt Al Basra 1250 MW Power Plant. The scope of the contract signed with OCTAGON was the execution of drilled piles D800, D1,000 as well as concreting works.

     Throughout the course of the contract execution OCTAGON acted as a highly committed professional, able to maintain the schedules and deliver the project on time.

    Staff safety was regarded as top priority and all the works were performed respecting all the safety rules.

    OCTAGON also proved flexibility and effectiveness in dealing with unexpected developments.

  • We express our complete satisfaction with the services provided by our Speciality Contractor OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING for the execution of infrastructure works in top-down system (total volume 90,500 cubic meters) for the project FLOREASCA CITY CENTER, SKY TOWER building with 5 underground levels and 37 floors.

     The geotechnical works consisted in:

    - diaphragm walls D1,000, h=45, total surface 11,635 sqm;

    - barettes D600, h=50m, total surface = 21,135sqm;

    - barrette load testing at compression 19,000KN

    - execution and installation of steel columns embedded in barrettes- 400 tons;

    - design and execution of dewatering system;

    - 2 slabs in top-down system 4,600 sqm each;

    - total volume of casted concrete: 24,750 cubic meters;

     The contract duration was 12 months (stariting with August 2008), the services of OCTAGON being provided in a very professional manner, showing a permanent concern for complying with the deadlines and budget.

     We very much appreciate their constant desire to meet our requirements and deep commitment to perform high quality works.

     From our point of view, the collaboration with OCTAGON was very good and we strongly recommend them as reliable geotechnical and civil contractors.

  • We express our complete satisfaction with the services provided by our traditional subcontractor OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING, with which we collaborated for the execution of several projects, of which:

    - execution of works for office building "Blue House Olympia" consisting in diaphragm walls D600, h=16 m; foundation piles D880mm, h=15m; top beam 60X150m; general excavation- 14.200 cubic meters; steel struture to support the diaphragm walls, as well as raft foundation, infra & superstructure for reinforced concrete;

    - foundation piles for "Bucharest Ring Road- National Road 7- National Road 1A, Chitila-Mogosoaia", consisting in the execution of 442 bored piles D1080mm, h=25m; 70 bored piles D1,500mm, h=25m; 218 micropiles D178mm, h=7-10m, 1,700ml anchors; injections with cement suspension in piles.

     OCTAGON proved to be a trustworthy subcontractor, always focused on the execution of high quality works, within the undertaken deadlines and budgets.

     Our collaboration with OCTAGON was very good and we strongly recommend them.

  • OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING was appointed our contractor for geotechnical works for Timpuri Noi Building Complex, including two office buildings with a total built superstructure area of approximately 37,000sqm and a total built infrastructure area of 22,500sqm.The project is located in Bucharest Sector 3- 165 Splaiul Unirii Blvd.

     The scope of the works included design and execution of geotechnical works: slurry walls, excavation, reinforcement,concreting, soil and bentonite evacuation,guide beam, capping beam, retaining walls, anchors, including tests and cutting.

     During our collaboration they proved to be an experienced geotechnical contractor, with a professional approach, with concern to quality, safety, on-budget and timely delivery.

  • We express our satisfaction with the services provided by our Specialized Contractor OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING.

     Skanska is the developer of an office building complex- Green Court Bucharest- located on 4 Gara Herastrau Street, Sector 2, Bucharest, Romania. The office scheme will consist of 3 class A office buildings, with a total leasable area of around 52,000 sqm, with twelve stories above ground level and three stories underground.

     We have worked with OCTAGON for the construction of the first phase of Green Court Bucharest, which comprises 19,500 sqm plus underground garage. The scope of the contract signed by OCTAGON and SKANSKA CONSTRUCTION ROMANIA was the rising of the concrete infrastructure and upper structure building "A"- 3B+GF+11F.

    Within this project OCTAGON executed the following infrastructure works:site excavation, retaining walls D = 60 cm, capping beam, guiding beam, strutting system elements, ground anchors, monitoring.

  • OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING was appointed our contractor for geotechnical works for ORHIDEEA TOWERS for a building with destination "office space" with a hight of 2B+G+1-15B+F. The area is about 7,200 sqm and is located on 15A Orhideelor Street, in Bucharest.

     The scope of the works included design and execution of geotechnical works, guide beam, slurry walls D600, bentonite piles D800 mm and D900 mm, test piles,cap beam, execution and monitoring of dewatering wells, earthworks and lean concrete.

     During our collaboration they proved to be an experienced geotechnical contractor, with a professional approach, with concern to quality, safety, on-budget and timely delivery.

  • We would like to express our complete satisfaction for the services performed by our specialty contractor OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING.

     BOG'ART contracted OCTAGON in August 2012 to perform several geotechnical works on the project "Green Gate Office Building", located on 22 Tudor Vladimirescu Blvd., Sector 5, Bucharest.

     OCTAGON performed the following geotechnical works:

    - diaphragm walls D600;

    - piles D880;

    - test piles D880;

    - dewatering systems;

    - crown beam 80X60.

     Throughout the execution OCTAGON proved professionalism, respecting the execution schedule and delivering the project on time. The works were delivered in  April 2013.

     OCTAGON's experience acquired by executing geotechnical works at national and international level, has had a major contribution to the success of this project.

     The company was aware of all the aspects of our project and had the capacity to plan, coordinate and manage efficiently all the activities performed on site.

     OCTAGON has also had the financial capability, necessary equipment and specialists, which enabled the company to deliver the project in accordance with all the terms of the contract.

  • We express our complete satisfaction with the services provided by our Specialty Contractor OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING, for the execution of infrastructure works in top-down system for the project HERMES BUSINESS CAMPUS, an office development consisting of 4 basements, 8 floors and 1 technical floor.

     The geotechnical works consisted of:

    - construction of guide beam for diaphragm walls 40X100- 305m;

    - execution of diaphragm walls D800mm h=24.75m;

    - execution of foundation piles D1,500mm and D1,000mm h=25.85 mm (99pcs);

    - execution of compression load test for piles D1,500 (2pcs, L=14.03m, 5.528KN)

    - execution of top beam for diaphragm walls 0.80mX1.00m- 297m;

    - manufacturing and installation in piles of metallic profiles for supporting the floor plates;

    - manufacturing and installation of metallic capitals for supporting the 3rd and 4th basement plates- 182 pcs;

    - design and execution of dewatering system and inclinometer pipes in diaphragm walls- 9pcs;

    - manufacturing and installation of piles in order to perform ultrasonic test 1.074 m;

    - manufacturing and installation of metallic struts in the area of ramp;

    - general excavation up to 13.72 (59.465mc)

    - execution of reinforced concrete slabs over the 3rd and 4th basement in top down system- 3,950sqm each plate.

     The contract duration was 12 months (starting in October 2010).

     OCTAGON conducted their works in a professional manner, showing committment to quality, as well as environmental and sustainability issues, thus enabling us to demonstrate the environmental credential necessary for the auditing of our project according to BREEAM methods- chapters MAN2, MAN3, MAN5, WST1.

  • OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING were appointed our geotechnical subcontractor for the execution of about 9,950 sqm diaphragm walls D800 & D700 for the project "Underground Passage Piata Presei Libere" between April and December 2014.

    The proved excellent organization, knowledge of technology, compliance with the budgets and deadlines, as well as concern with quality, health and safety, community and environment aspects.

    Based on their performance within the above contract, we would highly recommend OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING in any project that involves complexity, tough time and location constraints, and high quality requirements.

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