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Propump_Royal_Exchange Filling Tunnels, and James Henry Greathead

Filling Tunnels, and James Henry Greathead

  In front of the Iconic Royal Exchange, Propump prepare to pump specialist foamed concrete into a network of passageways in London’s Underground, during engineering hours. To the right of

Finsbury-shaft-8 THE NEW LONDON UNDERGROUND

THE NEW LONDON UNDERGROUND

Back in 1863 The Metropolitan Railway opens the world’s first underground railway, between Paddington and Farringdon Street. It was opened to the public on 10 January 1863 with gas-lit wooden

st-albans-sink-hole-to-be-filled-with-foamed-concrete St Albans Sinkhole - Emergency Foamed Concrete and Ground Stabilisation

St Albans Sinkhole – Emergency Foamed Concrete and Ground Stabilisation

Sinkholes and Dean-holes tend to be a more common occurrence when the weather turns and there is a larger volume of rainfall. Caused by poor drainage, leaking pipes and ground

combined-hoddesdon Foamed Concrete - Filling an Annulus and Headings

Foamed Concrete – Filling an Annulus and Headings

Foamed concrete has a great number of potential uses. The fluid nature of this Foamed cement / grout combination allows it to be pumped much easier and at considerably less

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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

Propump_before_and_after1-e1449585915585 PROPUMP RIDS KENT HOMEOWNERS OF THAT SINKING FEELING

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

IMG_0807-e1445596779509 PROPUMP FOAMED CONCRETE PLUGS GARDEN CROWN HOLE

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

shutterstock_108943577-r70 TACKLING SINKHOLES WITH  FOAMED CONCRETE

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

shutterstock_1520823501 Foamed concrete rises to the challenge at Sellafield

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

Brownfield-sites-green-light Foamed concrete gives brownfield sites the green light

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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