Lincoln Housing Development Benefits from Box Culverts

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When a housing development in Lincoln was set to create 374 homes, a question was presented as to what drainage solution to use. BPDA member Forterra came to the rescue by supplying around 600 precast box culverts to the development. Forterra, who worked together with the main contractor, Daniel Charles Construction, designed the drainage system… Read more »

Why take extra risks with flexible pipes?

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A very interesting article in Water Active March 2014 edition “Identifying and Minimising Premature Pipeline Failure” by nodigmedia.co.uk The article makes a very strong and logical case for the use of laser profiling to determine the installed condition of flexible pipes, specifically ovalisation and degree of “out of shape” of the pipeline. The article explains… Read more »

Site Safety takes another step forward with Type 2 Concrete Pipe Lifter

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CPSA’s award-winning concrete pipe lifter has proved a great success, improving site safety whilst reducing time and cost during offloading and installation.  The pipe lifter range has now been extended with a Type 2 lifter suitable for larger pipes DN1350 to DN2000. Available to hire or buy, pipe lifters have such a significant impact on… Read more »