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TIMELAPSE: Largest steel lift in the UK since the London Eye

Watch the largest steel lift in the UK since the London Eye as a joint venture between Farrans and Victor Buyck tackles the 1,000-tonne challenge.

The lifting of the steel pylon – which is taller than Big Ben’s clock tower and weighs over 1,000 tonnes – is part of this week’s project report, featuring the New Wear Crossing over the River Wear, aimed at regenerating the local area and improving links into the city of Sunderland.

Read the full project report here: New Wear Crossing: How FVB tackled a 1,000-tonne lift

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    TIMELAPSE: Largest steel lift in the UK since the London Eye

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