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TAKING GATE CARE

Engineers working for contractor Harbour & General removed two 200t gates from Middlehaven Dock in Middlesborough this week as part of an £18M reclamation project. The 100 year old gates were removed with a 1,000t mobile crane after a temporary dam was built to retain the water. Following their removal the gates are to be precisely measured before being scrapped.

The measurements will then be relayed to steel fabricator Harland & Wolff in Belfast, so that replacement gates can be built. Reclamation work over the 28ha dock is being completed for English Partnerships with regional development agency One North East and Middlesborough Borough Council.

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