Case Studies

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No room at the Inn? – A tale of 2 trades.

Using: Secure Site Store – 8ft x 5ft Pub refits are very often a high pressure activity, because every day or night they’re not open for refreshment, the precious clientele can slip away, with the risk they may never return. This can put considerable strain on the project. Add that a case where there is…

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Blocking and jacking – Crane strain

Using: NEW Wooden Sleepers For supporting loads whilst jacking, nothing really beats a nicely sawn, hardwood sleeper. Their combination of mass, strength, fantastic performance under compression and fibrous reluctance to slip or shift when stacked in correctly, makes them the engineers first choice when dealing with high mechanical loadings. That’s why when a maintenance job…

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Bridging the gap – Sleepers in Selsey

Using: Wooden Railway Sleepers During the later phases of a coastline realignment scheme on the South coast it was discovered that an engine driven drainage pump gone awol and was now effectively, inaccessible. It was found on foot, but despite being light enough to be towed by an SUV or 4×4, it was the wrong…

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Wind and weather – EKKI mats in the thick of it

Using: 5m x 1m x 100mm Ekki/Wooden Mats When it comes to temporary access for large plant and machinery, which must then be returned to pristine agricultural land, few ventures give rise to the challenges given by cross country runs of underground infrastructure such as water, gas and power mains. With an appalling run of…

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Hallowed ground – Keeping it green

Using: TuffTrak®ST Anyone who’s ever been in a sports club with grass space involved will know just how tense everybody gets when an activity gets mentioned that could jeopardise the welfare of that holy green turf. We can only imagine the scenes at the committee meeting in Thames Ditton when our clients plan to bring…

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Cornish groundworks – A delivery too far?!

Using: Ground Mat Minis Very often, people need our help with products like Ground Mat that either need too few or are too far away for us to be able to offer a cost effective collection or delivery function using our own fleet. We had looked at 1 or 2 day pallet-freight type deliveries, but…

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Mum’s and push chairs – An access challenge

Using: Walkovers Tough time constraints and ever more restrictive budgets rule out some of the traditional temporary works options. Like when a local sports centre embarked on some minor external alterations to make way for a new ‘soft-play’ area inside. As you might imagine, the local parents were fully supportive of the scheme as a…

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Filling station curtilage – Making an excavation safe

Using: ALLOY  PLATE 3.0 X 1.5 X 40mm An underground feeder line in a long standing petrol station site suffered a breach due to the concrete above being overloaded over a period of many years. The engineers sent to site were to isolate the problem and stem the leak, but in locating it a large…

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S.E Area Gas main replacement – SGN/SSE

Using: Low Pros It is often said that the home is one of the most hazardous job-sites there is. So when a team of gas engineers turns up in a residential street, literally right outside your front door, bodies like SGN/SSE demand the absolute pinnacle of safety related hardware available. That’s why whenever they are…

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Mains water re-routing – The Shard, London

Using: Modular GRP Plates Like a lot of the bigger developments in urban job sites of recent years, The Shard was no exception when it came to pushing the boundaries. Even relatively simple tasks like installing roadplates to protect services or open trenches was complicated by the sheer complexity of the existing underground infrastructure and…

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