Bog Mats In Brighton

Bog mats help restore Cumbrian bogs with EU funding

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An EU-funded project is restoring Cumbrian bogs with a combination of bespoke equipment and lightweight excavators perched on bog mats to work on the delicate surface. The project, named Cumbria BogLIFE, is financed by the EU LIFE+ fund and has just published its first official update in the form of a community newsletter entitled The […]

Why do I need crane mats and outrigger pads on hard surfaces?

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You might think crane mats and outrigger pads are only needed on soft surfaces, where there is a risk of the crane vehicle sinking into the mud, soil or sand; however, this is not the only situation in which you should spread the load. On hard surfaces, especially public streets, pavements and car parks, there […]

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Ekki timber mats lay the stage on Hastings Pier

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The recently reopened Hastings Pier has been nicknamed The Plank by some locals due to its expanse of Ekki timber mats, but a more suitable nickname might be The Stage. In mid-September, the pier is due to open a weekend of live music in Hastings, with Dizzee Rascal topping the bill on Friday September 16th, […]

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Bog mats removed as Macclesfield Canal reopens

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The temporary navigation closure between bridges 26 and 27 of Macclesfield Canal has been lifted following the completion of repair works which saw bog mats used to provide a temporary road into the canal bed for machinery and plant vehicles. A notice from the Canal & River Trust announced the closure of the stretch of […]

Bog mats turn Macclesfield Canal into a temporary road

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Canals were once the motorways of Britain, and the use of bog mats is allowing a stretch of Macclesfield Canal to become a temporary road to provide access for maintenance vehicles. The canal was monitored throughout May following the discovery of a leak at Bollington between bridges 26 and 27, which was subsequently found to […]

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Timber mats help bring Boeing 767 ashore

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If you saw a truck and trailer pulling a Boeing 767 ashore across a temporary road made of timber mats, you might fear the worst, but in County Sligo earlier this month, the village of Enniscrone turned out in force to see the unusual spectacle – and all went according to plan. The former Transaero […]

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Ekki mats offer all the fun of the pier

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Ekki timber mats are often the unsung heroes of construction sites and public events where they are used to cover muddy patches or to provide a stable platform for pedestrians or parking. But they take centre stage on the newly renovated Hastings Pier, restored following a devastating fire in October 2010. It has taken about […]

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Temporary roadways help Brighton with heavy construction traffic

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It is with great pleasure that Timbermat announce the supply of a temporary access roadway to cope with heavy construction traffic enabling our customer to access the West Street Shelter Hall. The hall was built in the 1880s as part of the historic Kings Road Arches, and supports the upper promenade at the junction of the […]

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Timber bog mats honour Earth Day inspiration

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The annual celebration of Earth Day on April 22nd brings environmental issues to the forefront of many people’s minds, and timber bog mats are a great way to satisfy eco-concerns from all angles. Wood is a natural material and a renewable resource – all it takes is some careful forestry management to make sure each […]

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FSC Chain of Custody milestone safeguards timber mats for sale

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Timber mats for sale in the UK are perhaps a little more likely to come with complete peace of mind, with the news that the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody scheme has passed a major milestone. More than 30,000 certificates have now been issued under the CoC scheme, making it the largest forest certification […]

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