Cleaning and Maintenance

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    Universal helps restring Eros' bow


    Universal Platforms was recently asked to provide a truck-mounted Ascendant 17m machine for use in London's busy Piccadilly Circus, where the iconic Eros statue had his bow broken by a tourist.

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    Octopussy overcomes obstacles in Holland


    Tracked platform manufacturers are always emphasising the compact and flexible nature of their machines. Italian manufacturer, Oil Steel, shared these photographs taken by its partner the Dutch rental company Hoogwerker Centrum Nederland, which perfectly illustrate the point.

  • Autaa Levage used a 350 tonne capacity Terex AC 350 wheeled mobile telescopic crane to remove a 3.6

    Autaa Levage chooses Terex in Paris


    In France Autaa Levage chose a Terex AC 350 all terrain crane to remove a 3.6 tonne phone connection shelter from the roof of a 90 metre tall building on the outskirts of Paris

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    EPL Skylift gets workers offshore


    In order to carry out maintenance on the propellers of its specially designed wind turbine installation vessel, MPI Offshore employed a Ruthmann T58R truck-mounted platform from rental specialist EPL Skylift.

  • This 24m boom from Panther provided the best option for accessing the media centre at Lords cricket

    Panther fields best option for cleaning at Lords


    The Media Centre at Lord's Cricket Ground in London has been given a thorough clean with the help of a 24m (80ft) boom rented from Panther (part of the Lavendon Group) in time for England to take on Sri Lanka and India in Test Matches this summer.

  • Palazzani Ragno TZX 225 at work in The New World Symphony Orchestral Academy
in Miami,Florida.

    Ragno keeps it light in concert hall


    A Ragno TZX 225 produced by the Italian manufacturer Palazzani Industrie has gone to work in one of America's most famous concert halls, The New World Symphony Orchestral Academy in Miami,Florida.

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    Steel plant contract boosts Harsco's maintenance commitment


    Harsco Infrastructure has won a new contract to provide scaffolding support to the 2000 acre Tata Steel plant in Scunthorpe, UK, reinforcing its commitment to industrial maintenance.

  • Wollongong City Gallery buys Australia's first Youngman BoSS X3X scissor.

    Art gallery first to buy BoSS X3X in Australia


    The first Youngman BoSS X3X push-around access micro scissor lift sold in Australia has recently been delivered to Wollongong City Gallery by local distributor Platform Sales Australia of Miranda in New South Wales.

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    Teupen keeps climbers competing


    The EICA (Edinburgh International Climbing Arena) is the biggest covered climbing arena in the world and the management team has acquired a Leo30T 30 m working height Teupen spider from Ranger Equipment, Teupen's exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland. EICA's climbing arena manager, Nic Crawshaw, said, "It offered big ...

  • Denka's DL30 trailer mounted platform proves the ideal for antenna inspection.

    Denka examines telescope


    The radio-astronomical observatory, Svetloe in the Leningrad region approached Russian access specialist LTECH for help with maintenance of the antennas which serve the Radio-interferometric network KVAZAR-KVO.