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    DIDCOT COLLAPSE: CALL FOR FOUR MINUTE SILENCE

    Coleman and Company request construction industry gesture of respect

    The company demolishing Didcot power station has called for a four-minute silence at 4pm on Tuesday 1 March 2016 across the construction industry as a sign of respect  to the workman who died and the three missing demolition workers

    Mark Coleman, head of Coleman & Company, urged the industry to make the gesture, a week after the tragic event.

    The building collapsed at 4pm on Tuesday 23rd February during preparation for demolition.

    More than 47 others were also treated for dust inhalation. Emergency services and rescue workers have said it is “highly unlikely” that the three trapped people who are missing following the incident will be found alive.

    Mr Coleman said:

    “At 4pm today there will be a four-minute silence as a sign of respect to our men, their families, friends and work colleagues here at Coleman. We would ask that the demolition industry, the wider construction industry and the local community share this post.”

     

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