MINI Car HANGING PROJECT, SWINDON
This took the form of painting the side of a tower block to resemble a road (complete with roundabouts, direction arrows etc), plus the hanging of a wall-mounted Mini & one fixed to the roof. These cars weigh several hundred kilos and are significant loads in terms of lifting & attaching to the building.
Confined Space diving
We spent more than two months unblocking & repairing a 2 kilometre long flood-overflow tunnel from a Scottish Loch. Some of the passages were walking-sized, some were body-sized partially-flooded culverts and some were smaller-than-body-sized totally submerged culverts that needed digging out before the divers could progress. Not a straight-forward undertaking & no other company in the UK could have undertaken such a specialist contract...
Confined Space tunnel stabilisation
In conjunction with the diving operation the rest of the crew spent months surveying, photographing, stabilising (meshing & pinning) the six entrance shafts (some of them were more than 20 metres deep), re-pointing culverts, repairing long stretches of stone & brickwork that had been washed out by repeated flood pulses, and constantly dragging spoil back to the surface.
Safety Mountaineer, Kurdistan
Unlimited Access provided the Project Manager/Team Leader & a Safety Mountaineer for the first rotation of Seismic Safety Mountaineers in Iraqi Kurdistan. Due to our previous experience in this industry we were tasked with recruitment, training, equipment sourcing, and managing of the set-up phase & subsequently the in-country organisation. The project came to an end due to the activities of foreign insurgents which effectively closed off the country....