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WISHING ON THE WIND

Mowlem project manager Jon Neale was this week crossing his fingers that wind levels stay low for a few more days. This would be long enough to grout in bearings and bolt the end pieces for the steel sail section for the 165m high Portsmouth Spinnaker tower. Heavy rain and strong winds have already delayed the lifting operation for two months. But last week a two day strand jacking operation by Fagioli/PSC lifted the first 560t section of the curved steel 'sail' which will sit on a ...

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