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Rescuers Finally Reach German Cave Researcher

A 52-year-old experienced cave researcher stuck deep inside a cave in the German Alps was finally reached by rescue teams after he was hurt by falling rocks. The rescue effort took two days as experts had to negotiate a tricky labyrinth of vertical shafts and bottlenecks.

Zoo’s Highest Point in Place

Royal Wagenborg announced this month they had installed the highest point in the on-going construction of Emmen zoo in The Netherlands. Awarded the project by main contractor VolkerWessels, the major Dutch construction group with a turnover in excess of €4.5bn, Wagenborg was delighted to get the first stage of the zoo's huge greenhouse building in place.

Arun gives Brighton Cliffs Two-Week Makeover

Brighton-based Arun Construction Services, was entrusted with the task of clearing loose chalk from the netting that covers the face of the town’s popular cliffs. Another unique and challenging role for the rope access firm which has completed many safe access systems for its clients over 25 years of operations.

Petzl Rope Access Challenges Dates Confirmed

This year’s Petzl Rope Trip is heading to the Swedish town of Uppsala and the confirmed dates are from May 29 to 31, 2014. The rope access challenge has been designed with some common goals in mind and brings together rope specialists from around the world for an event that is as much about camaraderie as it is about competition. The challenge welcomes rope technicians from a diverse spectrum of countries, who demonstrate a diverse spectrum of techniques. Ultimately, the Petzl Rope Trip has been set-up to maximize contact and communication between competing teams.

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