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The History of Britain’s Bridges

The Romans have a reputation for coming up with amazing bridges. They used wood to construct most of the British bridges although none of them are in existence. These bridges extended over some of the most iconic rivers, cliffs and … Continue reading

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Plans To Rename the England/Wales Bridge

HRH the Prince of Wales turns 70 this November. It also happens to be the 60th anniversary of his assuming the title of Prince of Wales. HM the Queen and the UK government had planned to rename the Second Severn … Continue reading

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Old Ships vs. New Ships

Every time new cruise ships seem to be the centre of attention, touting fantastic onboard additions that aim to impress and excite the customer greatly. But what about their fleetmates that are tried and true, a mixture of vessels known … Continue reading

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Why use Bimagrip?

First of all, what is Bimagrip? Bimagrip is designed to provide a surfacing solution to areas where slipping or any loss of traction is a threat to either personal safety or performance. It has been designed to be applied to … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson proposes a 22-mile bridge across the Channel

Despite Britain planning to leave the European Union in 2019, in a campaign led by the country’s foreign secretary in a 2016 referendum, they still understand the importance of good relations between different countries. The island nation still requires to … Continue reading

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World’s First Cast Iron Bridge

The world’s first single span cast-iron bridge was constructed in 1777 and was officially opened in 1781. Made entirely out of cast iron, the bridge was one of a kind until bridges were developed with cast iron such as the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Anti Slip Surfacing

Slips and trips can have drastic consequences, particularly when you are operating in a risky environment such as the ramp of a boat or a pedestrian bridge. This is why anti slip surfacing is so important: it helps to keep everyone safe, … Continue reading

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Thortech meets quality and safety standards against the clock

  Thortech’s products and services literally support all these varied individuals going about their daily lives, whether they are aware of it or not. That’s because our waterproofing products and anti-slip surfaces are there to make sure people get around … Continue reading

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Container ship that weighs 210,890 tonnes

The world has grown used to super-sized machines and vehicles, but the world’s largest container ship draws attention wherever it goes. The vessel is named OOCL Hong Kong and is owned and operated by OOCL (Orient Overseas Container Line). The … Continue reading

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Hull celebrates its new listed structures

The city of Hull is full of famous structures – and now nine of them have been recognised by the government, taking the city’s total to 479. Listed status, given to buildings and places that are considered to be among … Continue reading

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