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Demolition of 145 City Road, London
We have now been on site at 145 City Road for approx. 8 months and in that time we have completed the demolition of the Lanz Building and the Old Crown House, including removal of the existing basements. We still have continual monitoring of the noise and dust levels and endeavour to cause as little inconvenience as possible to our neighbours. Our project office and site accommodation cabins have now been relocated to a temporary position in the middle of the...
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Why the Nuts Challenge?
By Ben Williams – Managing Director of John F Hunt Remediation As some of you know, my 8 year son, Harry, died suddenly in February after contracting meningitis.  Prior to this I knew very little about the illness.  I was a parent who thought that meningitis immunizations protected against all strains and that ‘it could never happen to one of mine.’  Needless to say I’ve become a bit of an unwilling expert in meningitis and feel that a little bit of...
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Strand East, Stratford – Largest Remediation Project in the UK
John F Hunt Remediation has commenced the clean-up of 26 acres of land in Stratford on behalf of Vastint.  The works comprise the excavation and cleaning up of some 200,000m3 of soil, where the team will be tackling a legacy of industrial usage, clearing Creosote, solvent & hydrocarbon contamination A steam injection system has been installed to reduce the viscosity of creosote contamination, in order to enable the challenging pollutant to be extracted from the underlying groundwater.  The introduction of steam...
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Data Centre’s Power Support
John F Hunt Power was chosen as the preferred supplier of an 800kva generator, including all ancillary equipment, for a temporary power package at a computer data centre. Vital repair and maintenance was being undertaken at this data centre located in the south west of the country. The client had to have total confidence that there would be no power loss on site for the entirety of the work being carried out and needed a true 24/7 back up service. At our...
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John F Hunt Flying High at Sunderland Air Show
Celebrating its 26th year, the Sunderland International Air show held its opening ceremony on Friday evening with a concert and fireworks.  John F Hunt provided generators, fuel tanks and ancillary equipment for this prestigious event again this year, powering the VIP Marquee and refreshment areas. Over the course of the weekend Roker seafront had more than 1 million visitors enjoying the ‘Red Arrows’, the ‘Breitling Wing Walkers’ and the ‘Blades Aerobatic Team’.  RAF Typhoon closed the show on Sunday with a...
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Cambridge University Demolition Coming to a Close
The demolition of the Triangle site at Cambridge University  is coming to a close and all works will be completed on the 4th September. We would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone local to the site for all for your patience, understanding and continued support during the demolition of the former Cambridge University Press building. The site is now flattened and we are busy removing the slab and foundations and stockpiling the crushed material at the southern end of...
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