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2013 Vol 3 No 2
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Bateman Groundworks Expands Fleet With 20 New Terex Site Dumpers

Cost-Effective Solution For Historic Abbey

12 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Takes Shape

16 Keltbray Deconstructs First Bridge At Queen Elizabeth Park

18 The Unseen London Marathon




26 Exhibitors begin to ramp up for the inaugural Plantworx 2013


4 Editorial Comment

5 Out & About

  • London Array – the world’s largest operational offshore wind farm
  • APS Supplies Hinowa Tracked Dumpers to Eagle Plant
  • Bateman Groundworks Expands Fleet With 20 New Terex Site Dumpers
  • Complete Plant Hire rises like a phoenix from the former Doyle Group
  • Morris Care Believes Silence Is Golden
  • Thwaites yellow goes green
  • Mini Crane Makes A Pit Stop At Silverstone
  • Cost-Effective Solution For Historic Abbey

12 Regent Street main repaired but plenty still to do

13 Piling works for RES wind farm site

14 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Takes Shape

Just months on from the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games and the new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is already beginning to take shape.

16 Keltbray Dismantles First Bridge At Queen Elizabeth Park

Keltbray, which is a UK leader in specialist engineering, construction and decommissioning services, is helping to transform the former Olympic Park into post games-mode and has demolished and removed a 500 tonne pedestrian bridge for Balfour Beatty as part of the Queen Elizabeth legacy project. With five main girder trusses, some weighing over 75 tonnes, this is the largest single lifting operation Keltbray has undertaken.

18 The Unseen London Marathon

The streets of London will soon be host to thousands of runners and hundreds of thousand spectators for the annual London Marathon which attracts worldwide interest and raises millions of pounds for various charities.



  • Chancellor Should Use Construction to Drive Growth
  • Crossrail contracts creating jobs and business opportunities·
  • The ‘Crossrail factor’ continues to drive property investment in London

25 Expression of intent to submit Thames Hub Airport proposal lodged

26 Exhibitors begin to ramp up for the inaugural Plantworx 2013

30 The Greatest Show on Earth (for the construction industry)

31 Companies Featured

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