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Crack shot in the Bull Ring A novel method for breaking down piles is showing its benefits on the first phase of the redevelopment of the Bull Ring in Birmingham.

Breaking down piles to cut off level is a time-consuming and costly business, whether using hydraulic pile breakers or by hand with hydraulic jack hammers. But a new patented technique, developed by Cornwall-based Jim Elliott & Co, offers a quick, easy and safer way of cutting down piles.

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