Issue : October 1995
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Testing time for underpass schemeSubscription
COMMUTERS making their way into London from the west are usually resigned to the fact that there will be delays on their journey at some stage. The M4 and its surrounding arterial roads are notorious for constant roadworks while the carriageways are resurfaced, rebuilt or widened.
B-Tracs Hammer house of hireSubscription
HYDRAULIC breaker distributor B-Trac, part of the Barcom Group, is setting up a hire division called Hammer Rental to run in parallel with its Rammer sales business.
G-700 is launched as stand-alone machineSubscription
THE G-700 mobile generator, which has provided the power for Sandhurst Manufacturings (SMC) Telelight lighting tower, is now available as a stand- alone generator set.
Compair grabs a tow-holdSubscription
COMPAIR Holman has developed an additional towable compressor for the European market.
On site at the Motor ShowSubscription
The glitz and glamour of an international Motor Show arrived at Earls Court last week. And among the hatchbacks, saloons and sports cars were a number of new and revised light commercial vehicles, many of which will find their way on to construction sites next year. Dan Gilkes and Mike Woof look at the highlights
Tremcos new sealant good for 20 years
Blacktop ahead in new noise testSubscription
A NEW method of measuring road surface noise, developed with funds from the concrete roads body Britpave, has shown that the UKs quietest surface isblacktop, not concrete.
Market analysts predict fall in pipe salesSubscription
THE MARKET for underground pipes and fittings will grow only marginally next year and will then decline, according to research just published.
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Working together to achieve higher goalsSubscription
WE MUST all accept that the construction industry in the UK is nowhere near as efficient as it should be and that, although there have been important changes and improvements in the past few years, these must be continued and accelerated.