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Two Sinkholes in Two Days

One sinkhole in Reading, another in Ashford. When rain or groundwater washes away permeable bed rock such as chalk, salt, gypsum and limestone, voids are created underground. It’s only a

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PROPUMP RIDS KENT HOMEOWNERS OF THAT SINKING FEELING

When a three metre deep sinkhole opened up in a Kent back garden this year, it swallowed two sheds and disrupted sewers and water supplies. Propump Engineering and the company’s

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PROPUMP FOAMED CONCRETE PLUGS GARDEN CROWN HOLE

When a crown hole suddenly opened in a garden in Kent due to a collapsed WWII tunnel, Propump Engineering’s foamed concrete came to the rescue, ensuring the homeowners and their

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TACKLING SINKHOLES WITH FOAMED CONCRETE

They can cause extensive structural damage as well as shock and anxiety to local residents, but when a sinkhole suddenly opens up, it’s not the end of the world thanks

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Foamed concrete rises to the challenge at Sellafield

At Sellafield Nuclear Decommissioning, Reprocessing and Waste Management Site in Cumbria, Propump Engineering’s foamed concrete has been used to fill a redundant underground tank as part of a long term

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Foamed concrete gives brownfield sites the green light

Since 2010 the government has been taking steps to prioritise the use of brownfield sites for new building developments. When Chancellor George Osborne announced that 200,000 new homes could be

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Foamed concrete key to garden asbestos management

Propump Engineering’s foamed concrete has proved to be a simple, fast and safe method of encapsulating redundant asbestos pipes in landscaped grounds in North London. As part of the refurbishment

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PROPUMP CUBE MOULDS PASS THE TEST IN MANCHESTER

When a client was asked to undertake a comprehensive testing regime on a flowable grout, by their own admission they underestimated the scale of the task. With a set of

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PROPUMP GETS CATFORD RAILWAY BRIDGE BACK ON TRACK

As part of the removal and replacement of a steel railway bridge in Catford, South London, 70m3 of lightweight foamed concrete from Propump Engineering has been used to strengthen and

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PROPUMP TURNS WATER INTO CONCRETE

When a global engineering company required a lightweight concrete to fill two high maintenance ponds outside its UK headquarters, Propump Engineering fitted the bill perfectly. By turning water into concrete,

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