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UGVs team in Didcot demolition

22nd July 2016 - 15:39 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


Irish company Reamda saw its Reacher UGV complete its first official mission in assisting to bring down the remains of Didcot power station’s boiler house, whose shattered form has stood since its collapse in May resulted in the deaths of four people.

Reacher was one of a team of UGVs that has been working at the site from May until the final act on Sunday. The Reacher and R-Evolve UGVs were sent in to survey the area, this involved video footage, photographs and 3D laser scanning of the six support columns of the structure.

A persistent risk, however, was that

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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