Did you know that there is a version of The Construction Index for the USA? Visit the site No thanks
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Follow us on Instagram
Daily construction news
Weekly plant news

Construction News

Mon December 05 2016

Related Information
Related Information
Related Information
Related Information

News » UK » Second body found under Didcot rubble » published 8 Sep 2016

Second body found under Didcot rubble

The search for three demolition workers killed in a collapse at Didoct power station in February has found a second body.

The scene back in March Above: The scene back in March

The contractors paused the removal of debris to enable specialists from Thames Valley Police, Fire & Rescue’s Urban Search & Rescue (USAR) and the South Central Ambulance Service Hazardous Area Recovery Team (HART) onto the site.

The body of Christopher Huxtable was recovered at Didcot Power Station on Wednesday 31st August. The second body was found on Wednesday 7th September.

The families of the remaining two missing men, Ken Cresswell and John Shaw, have been informed of the latest find and are receiving professional support.

“Our thoughts remain with the families of Ken Cresswell and John Shaw and we would ask that their privacy is respected during this incredibly difficult time,” the police statement said.

The boiler house of Didcot A power station in Oxfordshire collapsed unexpectedly on 23rd February 2016 during preparations for a controlled demolition by Coleman & Company. Brown & Mason has since taken over operations on site.

 

 

 

 

 

MPU

Download our free construction news iPhone / iPad app. Sign up to our FREE email newsletters or subscribe to our RSS feed for regular updates on the latest Construction News, Plant News, Contract News & Supplier News. The Construction Index also provides the latest Construction Tenders, Construction Market Data & Construction Law Commentary all FREE.

This article was published on 8 Sep 2016 (last updated on 9 Sep 2016).

More News Channels