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2013 Vol 3 No 3
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CONSTRUCTION • NEWS & ECONOMY

Blue Group appointed distributor for Genesis demolition and material handling attachments

Commenting on the appointment, Blue Fuchs Managing Director Terry Hughes said “ The Genesis range fits in perfectly to the existing range of equipment sold and serviced by Blue. We can now offer our existing and new clients a full package for the business whether it be demolition or recycling/re-handling.”

Contractors World - Blue Group appointed distributor for Genesis demolition and material handling attachments

The current Genesis line up consists of dedicated scrap shears ranging from the 2.5 tonne GXP200 right up to the 25 tonne GXP2500R suitable for a 160 tonne carrier. The GSG range of orange peel grabs, up to 1.91 m³ capacity will complement the range of Fuchs material handlers sold by the group. Mechanical concrete pulverizers and magnets make up the dedicated attachment range.

Genesis also manufacture the LXP and Versi-Pro range of processors with interchangeable cutting equipment.

Central Demolition for use on their Agillent Tecnologies project in Scotland. The shear is being used for both the structural demolition as well as the sizing of materials before they are dispatched from site. “The GXP660R is proving its worth on this project. The tool is an excellent performer with high cutting forces combined in a well built unit.” commented Central Demolition’s Managing Director Ross Craig.

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Major Contract In Liverpool

Costain is involved in a major project in Liverpool’s Docklands as it seeks to ensure that the city’s efficient treatment of waste water continues uninterrupted into the future.

As part of a consortium with Galliford Try and Atkins it is now well into a £200 million contract for United Utilities (UU) to upgrade and expand Liverpool Wastewater Treatment Works (WWTW) at Sandon Dock.

These will include replacing many plant items including the current inlet pumps, which lift wastewater from sewer level, with larger, more robust machinery. Other improvement works will extend the existing plant’s usage for a further 15-20 years. The existing site has to remain operational throughout all these works.

In order to ensure process reliability, the WWTW will be extended into the neighbouring Wellington Dock. This dock has been dredged and filled with sand. After sand fill around 1000 concrete piles 20 metres long are being sunk to the bedrock under the dock. The new dock area will be used to build a new SBR (Sequencing Batch Reactor) process tank and will sit as a ‘floating’ construction, atop the capped piles.

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