At Mace’s GPE Hanover Square Project, J Coffey Construction Ltd used a ‘Brokk 260’ remote controlled electric powered breaker to substitute a more traditional diesel powered breaker, used for breaking out concrete.
Sustainability benefits include:
J Coffey have estimated that a diesel powered breaker consumes 70 litres of diesel per full day shift. Therefore, based on this consumption, an electric breaker would save the following per day shift:
H&S benefits: Using an electric breaker plant which is not manually held by an operative reduces the risk of hand arm vibration to individuals on site by removing the use of a high pressure system.
Entry submitted by Mace
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