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Quiet hammer cushions the blow A new quiet pile driving hammer is proving its worth on a housing development in Sussex.

FOUNDATIONS-WISE, some- thing rather different is going at a Bovis Homes site in Shoreham on the West Sussex coast, where contractor Roger Bullivant is driving concrete precast piles for a development of houses and flats. Firstly no one appears to be driving the rig, the second thing is there are birds singing. It is a very quiet site.

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