Case Studies

Sally Safelifters

Posted on 07/08/2013

We are prevalent in technology relating to road plates, their handling and their uses. Our researchers are always looking for the best solutions. That is how we maintain our status as ‘state of the art’. Over the years we’ve tried different ways of suspending and lifting plates of all sizes on site. Up until the […]

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Cargo Tunnel LHR

Posted on 07/08/2013

London Heathrow Airport has one of the busiest air cargo operations in the world, handling in excess of 2.3 million tonnes a year. The vast majority of which moves through a handful of cargo service tunnels. Closing these for any length of time, even for urgent maintenance works, was not an option for our client […]

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Working with Horsham District Council – Recycling centre and car park surface

Posted on 07/08/2013

Horsham District Council had a problem. At a park and ride car park on the outskirts of Horsham town in Sussex an area had been set aside to handle truck mounted ‘roll on – roll off’ recycling and waste bins. The mass of the units, at around 9 tonnes, meant that the allocated area, despite […]

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Working with Veolia at Swan Hunter Shipyard

Posted on 07/08/2013

We were contacted by Veolia Environmental Services about an important project at the Swan Hunter former shipyard in Tyneside. They are embarking on the ambitious task of a safe & sustainable decommissioning and recycling of 8 former gas platforms, at 18 stories high & weighing a massive 10,500 tonnes, coming out of service from the […]

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Airside Safelifters

Posted on 07/08/2013

Having supplied plates for ‘airside’ projects in the past we were aware of some of the problems faced by these unique jobsites. In particular, traditional anti skid treatments were unsuitable for a number of reasons including; Should the resin-grit become detached due to severe impact, bending of plates or the scraping of excavators in areas […]

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Lancaster Expressway

Posted on 07/08/2013

An 8695 Aston Mat One of the country’s leading structural concrete repairers and stabilisation specialists had a problem. In order to complete a project on one of the UK’s busiest dual carriageways feeding the M6 they had to remove the paved surface in order to access the reinforcing steel underneath. The project was scheduled to […]

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White Horse – Chelsea FC

Posted on 06/08/2013

A long standing customer, WHITE HORSE CONTRACTORS, had a project at CHELSEA F.C’s Stamford Bridge ground. A below ground service trench, about 100 m long, needed covers that were durable, strong, not prone to theft but safe to remove & handle on occasions when access was required to the services within. Having used our standard […]

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