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Contractors World UK & Ireland 2011 Volume 1 Issue 6
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Vol 1 No 6

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 • Seddon and Viaduct Housing Partnership building for the future.
 • GT Access Takes UKs First 15 m Hinowa Booms
 • Snorkel UK Appoints PLP Lift Trucks As Regional Dealer
 • A-Plant to Merge Lion Trackhire and Eve under New Name
 • Lendlease have renewed their framework agreement with Human Recognition Systems.
 • RPS Appointed for GWR Exeter Depot Expansion



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Crossrail - The UKs largest construction project - Royal Oak Project

Crossrail - The UKs largest construction project - Royal Oak Project

Crossrail - The UK’s largest construction project
- Royal Oak Project

Work is progressing at various stages of the east-west railway link being constructed, mainly underground, providing a fast efficient route to traverse London.

Royal Oak Portal is a key part of the Crossrail programme as it is the entry point for the Herrenknecht AG tunnel boring machines (TBMs) which will create the railway’s running tunnels to Farringdon.

Key Stands Allocated for Plantworx 2013

The Heritage Motor Museum in Gaydon, Warwickshire was the venue for the latest major event as planning for Plantworx 2013 makes progress. Following on from a conference hosted by the Construction Equipment Association, the organisers of PLANTWORX, in front of more than 60 guests from the construction industry gathered to witness the PLANTWORX ‘Grand Stand Draw’

Tarmac achieve efficiencies by developing new production methodsTarmac achieve efficiencies by developing new production methods

Tarmac is a leader in the provision of innovative, cost effective and sustainable products. This has been achieved through being at the forefront of sustainability and in the development of new production methodologies.
17 Liebherr Up For Grabs at Recycling Centre

Not new . . but a service that is gaining in popularityNot new . . but a service that is gaining in popularity

A service that is increasing, as plant operators and hire companies look to protect their investment in mobile plant, is replacing worn pins with the Swedish ’Expander’ pins 20 What hope for the UK construction industry?


Bobcat launch the E55 compact excavatorBobcat launch the E55 compact excavator

As economic indicators show worrying trend. What is the future for the construction industry?

Roger Lindley, Editor reflects on the current situation and comments by industry associations.


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