All Cleaning and Maintenance Articles

Mastering the medieval
A Hinowa boom lift solved the tricky access challenge posed by a medieval tower in the UK
Cleaning windows under presssure
MBS Access rose to the challenge at a UK shopping centre with low ground pressure thanks to its investment in the Hinowa 26.14 crawler mounted boom
Orion and Palfinger provide eye in the sky
At a height of 135 m, the London Eye offers wonderful views of the city, however, its size also proves a challenge when it comes to maintenance
Close quarters for PB Lifttechnik
PB Lifttechnik used a S225-12ES scissor for installation and paint work in a narrow single-lane side street on an equally narrow pavement in Munich.
Skyjacks in historic makeover
Fans of USA baseball team Chicago Cubs got a blast from the past when the marquee at the baseball team’s stadium was painted green and gold for its 100th anniversary
Palazzani widens sales
Italy-based Palazzani has increased its sales in the growing markets of Russia, Qatar and Thailand, including its first sale in the latter
4Hire provides sea defence
Jersey-based rental company 4hire has provided a new Bobcat T40180 telehandler for use in crucial sea defence work on the island
TCA delivers to Lotte World Tower
Its 42 m working height FS420 will be used for window cleaning in the 123 floor, 556 m high rise complex in South Korea
Palfinger customises in Paris
Three Palfinger platforms are being used to clean and maintain the architecturally-intricate Louis Vuitton Malletier museum in Paris France
Lindig bridges the gap
A furniture store in Oberdorla, Germany, rented a Teupen Leo 23GT tracked platform from Lindig Conveyor to carry out painting work
System scaffolding powers up in Wales
Xervon Palmers has used system scaffolding to provide access for the bi-annual overhaul of the interior of a huge boiler at Aberthaw Power Station, in South Wales, UK
Tracked Falcon shows its worth
A 29 m ReachMaster Falcon F595 found itself in a tight spot when contracted to clean a 90 ft rotunda at the Fort Worth Convention Centre, in Texas, US.
Nationwide Platforms tackles St Helens maintenance
UK powered access rental firm Nationwide Platforms has provided a fleet of six platforms to the St Helens RLFC Langtree Park stadium for annual maintenance works.
52m Falcon Spider for Chinese resort
TCA Lift has sold a 52m working height Falcon Spider FS520C to the Galaxy Hotel in Macao,China. The sale was made in cooperation with TCA's Chinese representative and will be used for cleaning and maintaining the building.
BoSS X3X-SP manages records
A Youngman BoSS X3X-SP self-propelled micro access platform has been chosen by Leeds City Council in the UK for use at its new Corporate Records Management Facility.
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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