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With a reach of 30 metres, the 105 tonne Caterpillar long reach machine was the ideal solution to place backfill to the cofferdam at the Media City Bridge Project.

Following the devastating floods during the summer of 2007, the Mythe Water Treatment Works (near Tewkesbury) which houses vital pumping and water treatment equipment was seriously affected.

Working for Commercial Marine & Piling the 60 tonne CAT 345 was used to place an offshore rock armour embankment at Lymington on the South Coast.

65 tonne CAT long reach excavator with 24m outreach for specialist civil engineering company Forkers Ltd to undertake soil nailing operations at Weedon Embankment for Network Rail.

At Pwllheli Harbour in North Wales, a Damen dredge pump system was fitted to one of the long reach excavators to remove silt from this prestigious boating marina.

Phase 2 works at Acton Turville on the South Wales Branch Line involved two 60 tonne long reach machines fitted with rockwheel and drill mast attachments.

Stabilisation of a rock slope on the A38 major trunk road near Plymouth required a machine capable of lifting a 2 tonne soil nail mast and drill rig.

The CAT 375 has been involved in essential dredging operations at the Port of Felixstowe, the largest container port in the UK and one of the largest in Europe.

As part of the environmental improvements at Cavendish Dock, a new footway and cycle path is to be constructed around the dock basin.

The development of Salford Quays includes the construction of the new ‘Media Bridge’ where specialist marine contractor, Commercial Marine & Piling, have to install a cofferdam and the bridge pier foundations.

The 60 tonne CAT 345 has been working on the high profile Tyne Tunnel project, excavating between the supporting props on the south approach.

WM Plant Hire used their 65 tonne excavator on the construction of a stormwater outfall in Fife as part of a large investment by Scottish Water.

The need to use a heavy duty rock drilling mast to stabilise a rail embankment required the CAT 345 with heavy lifting capability on this rail project near Tamworth.

Following a landslip on a key route in mid Wales, a machine with over 25m reach was required to drill rock anchors into the underlying material.

Ground improvements including a deep cut off trench to prevent the movement of contaminated groundwater are underway.

Works are ongoing to install deep leachate drains on a landfill site at depths up to 14m.

Worcestershire County Council are using rock armour to protect the historic Ham Bridge from the scour of the River Teme.

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