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A new German-made bearing

A new German-made bearing will be installed at the base of the troubled Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) tower. The original bearing for the unusual rotating tower failed shortly after installation last year. Main contractor Carillion has placed the order for the replacement bearing with Din-Metal Ltd, a subsidiary of Bavaria-based PAN Metallgesellschaft, in whose Mannheim factory the plain spherical bearing will be manufactured. Carillion and GSC were unwilling to confirm cost or delivery ...

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