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Get to the core of the problem

SPOTLIGHT - Site investigation

Geotechnical specialist Norwest Holst Soil Engineering has bought two Italian rotary coring rigs that can obtain cores in areas of restricted access.

The track mounted Boart Longyear Deltabase rigs have been used on railway, canal and coastal cliff sites where their ability to track along narrow access routes and operate in restricted areas has proved invaluable. Norwest Holst has used the rigs for work carried out on the West Coast Main Line and on a cliff top site at Scarborough.

'Without the Deltabase rigs, expensive cranage or railway possessions would have made some work prohibitively expensive or just not possible, ' said Norwest Holst business development manager Mike Newton.

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