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Case Studies

Watford Tunnel – De-vegetation & Rockfall Netting

Back in late 2016, CAN worked to remove approximately 15,000m2 of vegetation and install passive/drape mesh (Maccaferri 13,950m2, Enkamat 5,850m2)...

Rhyl Bridge (Pont-y-Ddraig) - Minor Structural Maintenance. Getting to the underside of the bridge deck.

Rhyl Bridge (Pont-y-Ddraig) – Minor Structural Maintenance

CAN was requested to undertake a number of essential, but difficult to access, maintenance tasks to Pont-y Ddraig. The works included...

Hinckley Point C Piers – Structural Inspection & Testing

As part of the new Hinckley Point C Power Station works, Costain asked CAN to assist in gaining access to the...

Natural History Museum - Installation of the Blue Whale Skeleton. Hope starts the journey up into the roof!

Natural History Museum – Installation of the Blue Whale Skeleton

CAN undertook an initial inspection and dimensional survey of roof trusses to Hintze Hall of the Natural History Museum, for...

Marple Cutting - De-vegetation & railway rockfall netting. The completed works

Marple Cutting – De-vegetation & Railway Rockfall Netting

CAN was employed to complete the de-vegetation of a 1km long section of railway cutting at Marple, Stockport, in order...

Radstock - Slope Stabilisation & Soil Nailing. Topsoil being added to the slope

Radstock – Slope Stabilisation & Soil Nailing

This project consisted of the stabilisation of a newly cut 180 lin m soil slope with the installation of 350...

Thirlmere - Rock Bolting & Netting

Thirlmere – Rock Bolting & Netting

CAN undertook a design and build contract to stabilise this section of rock face on the A591 near Thirlmere, installing an...

HMS Belfast - Halliard Replacement Project

HMS Belfast – Halliard Replacement Project

The Imperial War Museum wanted to be able to ‘dress’ HMS Belfast on important occasions and asked CAN to carry out...

Porthkerry Cutting - Passive Rock Netting

Porthkerry Cutting – Passive Rock Netting

Small localised failures of this rock cutting led to the installation of 6500m2 of Maccaferri pasive rock netting to safeguard the railway line below. ...

Geobrugg Soil Nails and Gabion Baskets

Bearsted – Soil Nails and Gabion Baskets

The use of soil nails and gabion baskets offered the ideal solution to stabilise the embankment following a significant land...