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Seven of the piles were installed with steel plunge columns, which incorporate a 10mm plate welded across the flange to ease pile breakdown.The basement contract also included installing a 13m long L-shaped contiguous bored pile wall, using 750mm diameter piles with full length reinforcement cages.
High Speed 2 (HS2) could provide a £200M windfall for the UK plant hire industry, according to the Construction Plant-Hire Association (CPA).
JCB has announced that all its UK employees are to receive a £400 Christmas bonus.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that it is buying Terex’s off-highway hauler business for around $160 M (£98M).
Construction equipment manufacturer JCB today announced plans to invest £150M to expand its manufacturing base in Staffordshire.
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A Paris landmark is soon to be shrouded in a massive temporary structure at the start of a major restoration project. NCE reports.
An unassuming apartment block in a Geneva suburb is actually a significant landmark for a UK construction equipment company, as Margo Cole reports.
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WM Plant Hire supplied a long reach excavator and operator to clear over 500t of debris from the arches of a Worcester bridge spanning the River Severn
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Why are construction workers a 100 times more likely to die of work related ill health than an accident on site?
Statistics show that construction work is getting safer, with a lower rate of fatal accidents than ever before. But a construction worker is still about 100 times more likely to die of work-related ill-health than as a result of an accident on site.
Responsible employers make strenuous efforts to keep their employees safe and healthy at work. When workers are involved with machinery there is an almost constant debate about the relationship between the inherent level of safety of the machine and the safety which needs to be provided by operational procedures in the workplace.