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Installing the UK’s longest coastal pipe

 Longest coastal pipe- WM Plant Hire

Specialist Plant Hire Company, WM Plant Hire, are working with ABCO Marine to install an outfall pipeline at Bridlington as part of a £40m project for Yorkshire Water in partnership with the Environment Agency.

Last summer their 85 tonne long reach excavator was mounted on a jack-up pontoon to excavate the pipeline trench over 1.2km out to sea. This month the pipeline, which was constructed in Norway, has been floated into position and their heavy duty CAT 365 excavator has been used to install the concrete anchor blocks onto the top of the pipe, weighing up to 20 tonnes.

With the beach remaining open, disruption has been minimised and these works will help make Yorkshire’s beaches the best in Europe with improvements to bathing water quality.

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