All Restoration and Repair Articles

Geda helps restore Munich landmark
A Geda construction hoist has assisted craftsmen working on the restoration of the North Tower of Munich’s Frauenkirche, now returned to its former glory after five years of work.
Pilosio resurrects Renaissance Basilica
Italian scaffolding supplier Pilosio was called by the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities to provide access solutions for the restoration work on the Renaissance Basilica di San Bernardino in L’Aquila.
Sochi bridge repair
Russia-based rental company Ltech has supplied a Bronto S46XDT truck mount to help repair and paint the Matsesta bridge in Sochi
Scanclimber giant takes on the Eiffel Tower
Scanclimber has produced what it describes as the biggest transport platform in the world. It is being used for renovation work to the first floor of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.
Corberon restores Sens Cathedral
A Ragno Palazzani XTJ 48 was used by rental company Corberon for restoration work at Sens Cathedral in the town of Sens, Bourgogne, eastern France
UK racecourse gets face lift
York Racecourse, in the UK, used a 40 m working height Genie boom lift to re-paint its Ebor stand, a UK£20 million development that opened in 2003
LTech assists in Russia flood recovery work
Russian sales and rental company LTech is providing equipment for reconstruction work being carried out in the city of Krymsk, which was devastated by flooding in the third quarter of this year.
Avon Access scales Evesham Abbey
Avon Access put its recently-acquired Omme 3700 RJ tracked platform to work to carry out inspection and repair work to Evesham Abbey Bell Tower in Worcestershire, UK
Bronto platform gives monastery a facelift
UK rental firm Facelift was recently brought in to provide access to maintenance crews carrying out essential works on the Carthusian Monastery of St Hugh's Charterhouse in the Weald of Sussex.
Harsco accesses Five Rise lock system
British Waterways called in Harsco Infrastructure to provide its Cuplok scaffold system to provide access to the Five Rise canal lock system in Bingley, West Yorkshire, which has been drained for maintenance for the first time in 25 years.
Priceless chandelier rescued from earthquake zone
Italian crane manufacturer Effer supplied a 655 loader crane to help recover a priceless historical chandelier from the Sant'Agostino town hall, which had been ripped apart in the 6.0 magnitude earthquake of May 20 around Ferrara, Italy
Terex in close quarters
German rental firm Autokrane Schares carried out a delicate lift in the Rhineland town of Erkelenz when it was called in to remove a 9 tonne spire from a church steeple as part of restoration work.
Layher covers Winchester roof repair
Modus Access UK has just completed a refurbishment project on the New Hall of Winchester College, after calling in temporary roofing specialists Layher to help protect a 17th century ceiling.
Remediation award for Cuddy Group
Cuddy Group has shared in an Award recognising remediation work carried out at Baglan Bay in Port Talbot, Wales
Wooden windmill works for BKF
An historic windmill in the Netherlands recently benefited from intervention by modern equipment from crane rental house BKF
HAKI has Covent Garden covered
When a historic building in Covent Garden, London underwent major reconstruction a HAKITEC 750 temporary roof structure provided total weather protection throughout the works.
Fraco provides access to road piles for repair
Canadian mast climber manufacturer, Fraco has been using its expertise to help repair the supporting piles on some of Canada's roads. The workplatforms have provided both access and a comfortable and safe environment for the workforce carrying out repairs.
Burger’s Grove for earthquake repairs in Chile
Raul Burger in Chile donated the use of a Grove GMK5165-2 all terrain crane for building repairs following February’s earthquake
Fluor JV wins US$ 1.1 billion road expansion contract
Provo River Constructors, a Fluor-led joint venture will head up the expansion of the I-15 Corridor Reconstruction (CORE) project, the major north-south commuter route between Salt Lake City and the Provo/Orem region, US.
PB Lifttechnik's narrow scissor negotiates warehouse racking
DSP Electrical Contractors have overcome the challenge of narrow (1.75 m) aisles and high level work on a warehouse refit project using the UK's first PB Lifttechnik S225-12ES electric scissor lift. Driveable at full height, the new 1.2 m wide, 22.5m working height platform is on hire from access rental specialist, Lifterz, who recently took delivery of two of the machines from PB's distributor, Ranger Equipment.
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