John F Hunt Concrete Cutting has taken delivery of brand new Brokk
400 machines! The new Brokk 400 is remote-controlled, providing a
safe, ergonomic work environment for the operator. With a great
range of attachments (including breakers and buckets) this unit
offers unbeatable flexibility and durability on demolition
projects. This all-new equipment weighs 5100 kg (without
attachment) and can handle tools of up to 600 kilos in
weight. This electric powered machine with its 30kW motor is
also low in sound...
Concrete Cutting are offering a brilliant new metal scanning
service for non-destructive inspection of concrete structures.
The Hilti Ferroscan provides a portable, quick method of
detection which determines the position of reinforcement, measures
the depth of concrete and gives the position and diameter of rebar
without damaging the concrete structure. This technique is
ideal when there are no plans or detailed drawings of the structure
in question and where repairs or change of loads need to take
place. It avoids either hitting...
John F Hunt Power were the chosen supplier of temporary event power
for the very first 2014 Winterville Christmas experience in
Victoria Park, Bow. Set in 86 hectares of Victorian greenery in the
heart of East London the Christmas festival ran from December
through to January 2015 and offered a wide range of festive treats
for all the family. John F Hunt Power supplied a complete turn-key
package to the venue, this includes 2 x 160KVA synchronised
generators to ensure an...
Last month, John F Hunt Concrete Cutting took possession of the
first ‘Tier 4’ compliant Floor Saw in the UK, manufactured by
Husqvarna. Our Floor Saw is now available for hire, and
is a brilliant addition to the rest of our Concrete
Cutting equipment. The FS 7000 D Floor Saw is a large and
powerful walk-behind flat saw for road work, large sawing jobs,
deep floor sawing and mid-size jobs that require high production
rates. The high output, compact size and good manoeuvrability makes
John F Hunt Concrete Cutting recently completed the dig of a 9
metre diameter by 17 metre deep shaft at the Vauxhall Tunnel, which
was fraught with water ingress problems. Following this vertical
dig, it was then necessary to create a horizontal tunnel going from
the bottom of the shaft. Once a temporary deck was installed the
team were able to ‘stitch drill’ in a semi circular pattern,
enabling them to then ‘probe drill’ into the face of the vertical
The John F Hunt Concrete Cutting division have been busy completely
refurbishing the Brokk 330 which now has Rubber Tracks and weighs
in at 4.5 Tons. It has a width of 1500mm enabling this powerful
Robotic Demolition Excavator to access the majority of buildings
without having to carry out time consuming alterations to get it
over the threshold. Contact John F Hunt Concrete Cutting on 01375
366884 or send us an email here.
The Vauxhall Station project began in July 2014 and is still
running. The project comprised of the formation of a new 8mtr Ø
elevator shaft for the new ‘step free’ access project. The removal
of the 2mtr thick reinforced concrete slab had to be removed by
non-percussive methods as this was being carried out directly
adjacent to a “live” station. Using diamond drilling methods a
separation cut was made around the perimeter, and various grouting
holes were prepared to enable the tunneling...
Creating Partnerships John F Hunt Ltd, the holding company of the
John F Hunt Group are pleased to announce it has acquired a
majority stake in Asbestos Consultants Europe Limited (ACE),
formally trading as ACEPSI, specialists in all asbestos related
areas and services including environmental monitoring. ACE hold
full UKAS accreditation for asbestos inspection and testing.
This allows asbestos management, refurbishment and demolition
surveys, air monitoring including 4 stage clearance and bulk sample
analysis, which identifies asbestos in materials to be carried...