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  Video of the Coll Place Demolition For operational reasons this blowdown took place in the early hours online casino of Sunday 15th May 2011.      

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BLOWDOWN NEWSLETTER

The latest newsletter providing all of the information about the blowdown operation has been distributed around the nearby community. To view the newsletter, click on the link below BLOWDOWN Newsletter.May.2011 Please be aware that there is no fixed time for … Continue reading

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BLOWDOWN DATE ANNOUNCED – SUNDAY 15TH MAY 2011

Following the successful test blast, the blowdown date has been announced as Sunday 15th May 2011. For operational reasons this blowdown will take place in the early hours of Sunday 15th May 2011. The Exclusion Zone for the blowdown has … Continue reading

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TEST BLAST ON WEDNESDAY 30TH MARCH

Our Explosives Engineers will prepare and carry out test blast operations on Wednesday 30th March. The test blast operations allow us to determine exactly the way the building will come down, and the amount of protection required to contain debris. … Continue reading

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Robotic drilling has started

The removal of key elements within the building has begun. A special tool is used to remove the concrete walls and columns and it is called a Brokk.┬áThis is a light-weight, remote controlled demolition machine. Safety is the first priority … Continue reading

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Soft Stripping Works Complete

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All of the fixtures and fittings, including all asbestos containing materials have been safely removed from the building and transported from the site. We are now left with the concrete shell of the building. The next phase of works will … Continue reading

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Snow breaks records – but works still proceed

Despite the worst snowfall for this time of year in more than 40 years, works at Coll Place continue. The record snowfall has caused serious road closures and hundreds of people have been forced to stay at home with police … Continue reading

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