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SLIPPING INTO PLACE: Slipforming of liftshafts for the 14 storey Heron Quay One building was completed this week at London's Canary Wharf. Over 7,000m 3ofconcrete was used for the slipforming operation with each of the two smaller towers taking two and a half weeks to complete and the 80m high main structure just five and a half. The client/principal contractor is Canary Wharf Contractors, engineer is Arup and architect SOM.

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