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Palm Paper Recycling

Project Overview

Service: Earthworks & Soil Stabilisation
Project: Palm Paper Recycling
Location: Kings Lynn
Client: Brooks and Wood
Value: £850,000,00

Mick George Earthworks completed Enabling Works at Palm Paper Recycling

The project is to create a new separation plant building measuring 2.1 hectare, an associated conveyor, internal access roads and drainage works. Once complete, the site will be utilised for material storage, bale storage, paper separation and de-inking storage and will fulfil many of the UK’s regional and national newspaper supply.

Palm Paper Recycling Key Statistics

 

  • 30,000t of selected carstone import to meet engineers’ requirements
  • 10,500m2 of piling platforms were stabilised utilising the imported Carstone with select binders to achieve the Engineer’s specification of 480kPa
  • Piling Platform construction to 800mm depth with intermediate layers of geogrids then capped off with 100mm type 1
  • Works programmed and delivered over 4 weeks

Palm Paper Recycling Project

The new facility is situated adjacent to the existing Palm Paper premises on Poplar Avenue, whereby the company already operates state-of-the-art recycled paper manufacturing technology, as well as one of the largest and most powerful newsprint paper machines in the world.

The mill has an output production of approx. 450,000 tons of newsprint per year and supplies many of the UK’s regional and national newspaper publishers. It also produces a variety of other paper types for coldset, heatset and litho printing processes.

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Joe Nelson - Contracts Director
Joe Nelson - Contracts Director

Joe Nelson has a wealth of industry knowledge that dates back over 30-years. During his career, Joe has been responsible for the delivery of Bulk Earthworks projects for many high-profile projects; including the M1 Smart Motorway, A14 Highway Improvement Scheme and Europe’s Largest Distribution Hub, Magna Park .

Tel: 01480 499 165 Email: mgsales@mickgeorge.co.uk

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