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The Environment Agency and subcontractor Cain Bio-Engineering have called on a 22 m long-reach Komatsu PC 340 from hirer HE Services for flood defence work at the River Rother in Rye, East Sussex.The work requires reprofiling of the existing river bank and construction of a 120 m brushwood mattress.To drive the 2,500 wooden posts for the mattress, HE designed a bespoke post clamp. According to the Environment Agency, doing the job from dry land enabled the contractor to shave three ...

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