Impossible Builds

Strengthening the Ground Using Vibro Compaction

Clip: Episode 2 | 2m 4s  | Video has closed captioning.

Before construction can begin on the Heart of Europe resort, the sand must be compacted using “vibro compaction,” a method used to create a denser soil by moving the sand particles closer together. This helps strengthen the ground for the concrete foundations of the buildings planned for construction on each of the six islands.

Aired: 02/07/18

Rating: TV-G

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