Posts made in October, 2010

SAS Powered Access Provide Platform

Posted on Oct 20, 2010 in Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

SAS Powered Access have stepped in to provide a cherry picker truck to give access to the tail of the Trident when cutting it off. This company are based in Leeds and are experts in this kind of equipment. They kindly donated the use of their truck and an operator to help us when using it. If you need a cherry picker or elevated access, give SAS Powered Access a call on 0800 138 1033, and they’ll be happy to assist...

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Hire Station Tool Hire

Posted on Oct 6, 2010 in Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

Hire Station’s Cannon Park branch in Middlesbrough have been helping us out with our recent work on the Trident by giving us some great deals on the tools we need to use. This is a national company with branches all over, but I can only talk of this particular branch and say they’re a great bunch and show a lot of interest in our project, and have been very willing to help. As the name suggests, Hire Station have all manner of tools and equipment for the construction trade available for hire, and they’ve got very competitive prices. You can find the Cannon Park...

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A little more progress…

Posted on Oct 1, 2010 in Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

We took some time on 30 September to make a little more progress with the horizontal stabiliser ready to lift it off. We are learning a lot about Trident 1’s as we progress – for example later models have access panels on top of the stab to give access to the pins holding it in place. However, on the Trident 1 the only access is from underneath and the pins are very securely fastened. Thanks to Warren Access, who sponsored the use of a cherry picker, along with subsidised tools from Hire Station in Middlesbrough and HSS Hire in Darlington, we managed to remove all but two of the...

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