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1. (WO2017156582) A STEEL CAP FOR AN ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION TOWER

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/156582    International Application No.:    PCT/AU2017/050230
Publication Date: Fri Sep 22 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 16 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: E02D 27/42
E02D 27/14
E02D 5/54
E04H 12/08
Applicants: PILING AND CONCRETING AUSTRALIA (PCA) PTY LTD
Inventors: HERSE, Allan John
DAVIDOW, Steve
Title: A STEEL CAP FOR AN ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION TOWER
Abstract:
A steel cap 7 for structurally connecting together a new foundation and an existing tower is disclosed. The new foundation includes at least one foundation element 9 5 positioned in the ground. The existing tower includes an existing foundation 5 and a tower structure 3 extending from and supported by the existing foundation. The steel cap comprises (a) a first element 11 for connecting the cap to the new foundation element or foundation elements 10 and (b) a second element 13 for connecting the cap to the existing tower and thereby, in use, connecting together the new foundation and the existing tower.