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Arbordeck, the complete decking systems has extended its range to include Trex Contour. The Contour composite decking boards, which are fade, stain, scratch, mould and mildew resistant and feature inherent enhanced grip properties, are ideally suited...

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Pulling Power

Post Pullers  have recently developed a machine specifically for the safe removal of safety barrier posts. Current common practises include using  clamps and chains to remove these posts. This technique has on several occasions caused very serious accidents, primarily because this method  is designed for ‘lifting’ and not for ‘pulling’. Having now completed demonstrations with companies such as Balfour Beatty, Carillion and Aone+, they all confirm that the safe removal of these posts is without doubt an issue within the industry. You can watch footage below of a recent ‘live demonstration’...

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PULVERISED!!

A FORMER World War II bomb proof radar station is proving no match for a state-of-the-art piece of demolition machinery. Durham-based demolition and asbestos removal experts, MGL Demolition are using the Rotar RDP42 Pulveriser, purchased from Worsley Plant near Manchester to make light work of demolishing the reinforced concrete station at RAF Boulmer. The station, which used to have a 57-tonne radar on top is two stories high with roofs and floors which are 600mm thick and the walls up to 1 metre thick. The work is part of one of eight contracts MGL are currently undertaking on behalf...

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Hungarian success

Because of the Hungarian climate, pitches there are normally turfed with grass imported from Europe. The Ferencváros Stadium, home to Ferencvárosi TC – one of Hungary’s most popular and successful sides – is no exception with a new pitch sown...

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World Record!

The Rabaud Xylo’ Show featured  the full range of Rabaud Forestry Equipment - Logsplitters from 6t to 80t, Log-saws, Firewood Processors, Wood chippers, Post Peelers, Post Pointers, Shear grabs all of which are  brought into the UK by Appin-Woods Machinery Charles Miller of Appin-Woods Machinery attended the two day event in Sainte Cecile, France and witnessed this impressive event. “ Never before has someone attempted to set a World Record for the amount of timber cut and split into logs in a 24 hour period”,  Charles told The Landscaper. “The massive benchmark of 384m3 was...

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