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21Oct93 UK: SALT MINES INVESTIGATION.

Abandoned salt mines near Northwich in Cheshire are being investigated as part of a land reclamation plan. Contractor Midland Grouting and Drilling has a seven-week contract to drill 13 boreholes up to 100 m deep into the old brine-filled mines to see how stable they are.The scheme, which is funded by a £214,000 DoE grant, was designed by Rendel Geotechnics. CONSTRUCTION NEWS

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