Features/interviews – Page 19

  • Weather protection from Icopal's Monaflex was used during renovation work on London's St Pauls cathe
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    Cleaning St Paul's

    2008-05-01T14:08:00Z

  • The use of Peri's UP Rosett modular scaffold allowed work platform width to be optimised on this Pol
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    Bridging the gap

    2008-05-01T14:08:00Z

    A new cable stay bridge aims to relieve congestion around the Polish town of Plock, 120 miles northwest of Warsaw, which sits on the banks of the River Weichsel.

  • Bronto's new 100 m+ working height platform will use an articulated boom configuration similar to th
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    Top choice

    2008-05-01T14:08:00Z

    News that Bronto Skylift is building a +100 m truck mounted platform has re-focussed attention on the big truck aerial platform market. Murray Pollok reports. Plus, see page 62 for Icuee show preview.

  • This year's ICUEE show promises to be a busy one, with the US utility industry enjoying a period of
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    Icuee'05

    2008-05-01T14:08:00Z

  • Judie Taylor, president of UELC.
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    The utility question

    2008-05-01T14:08:00Z

  • Managing director Grant Woodward (right) and sales director Lee Perry have overseen the dramatic gro
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    A people business

    2008-05-01T13:45:00Z

    The Platform Company has grown into the largest independent powered access rental companies in the UK in just three short years. Lindsay Gale talks to sales and marketing director Lee Perry

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    Las Vegas days

    2008-05-01T13:45:00Z

    ConExpo is the largest construction trade show to be held this year. AI previews the highlights for the access industry.

  • The problem: it is all to common to see telehandlers being used 'inappropriately' to provide an acce
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    Telehandlers: moving closer?

    2008-05-01T13:45:00Z

    The demand for telehandlers that can lift workers safely as well as move materials is taxing legislators, standards bodies and equipment manufacturers. Chris Stanton looks at the increasing degree of overlap between telehandlers and dedicated aerial platforms.

  • The new Max Climber 3300 from Beta Max is ideal for scaffoldingapplications
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    New Pro Climber from Beta Max

    2008-05-01T13:45:00Z

    Beta Max has introduced a new goods hoist system into the US, the Max Climber 3300, which is ideal for use across a wide range of construction activities, including masonry, scaffolding, drywall, glazing and restoration and renovation. The new hoist has been designed to provide an easier and safer method ...

  • A screenshot from the Hek software developed to compare the cost of using mast climbers against trad
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    Reach for the sky: scaffolding or mast climbing work platforms?

    2008-05-01T13:45:00Z

    Scaffolding contractors now have a choice-to use traditional scaffolding or to make use of mast climbing work platforms. But how do you decide which technology will be best for your bottom line? Lindsay Gale reports on a possible solution

  • Etobicoke Ironworks Ltd provided temporary structures for media coverage of the US Superbowl XXXIX.
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    The Superbowl on camera

    2008-05-01T13:45:00Z

  • Allowing free access to the Basilica of St Peter in the Vatican was essential while renovation work
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    Scaffolding the Vatican

    2008-05-01T13:45:00Z

  • Germany's tallest residential building, the 95 m tall Wintergarten in Leipzig, is being renovated us
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    Residential renovations

    2008-05-01T13:45:00Z

    At 95 m (312 ft) the Wintergarten high-rise residential block in the centre of Leipzig is the tallest such structure in Germany. Built in the early 1970s, it did not meet the higher expectations of today's residents and as a result required thorough refurbishment.

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    Accessman

    2008-05-01T13:40:00Z

    Ross Pickersgill wants his New Zealand access rental franchise-Accessman-to become a global operation. Murray Pollok talked to him about his plans during the ARA's annual Rental Show in Las Vegas.

  • Jason Leibeck (left), president of Avro Hoist, with Randy Lewis, a salesman with Lewis Equipment.
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    China Option

    2008-05-01T13:40:00Z

    Murray Pollok reports on some of the new hoist and mast climbing platforms launched at the recent Conexpo and Smopyc shows. Plus, on page 19, a look at a project from Niagara Falls.

  • The mast climbers provide access to repair the concrete face of the dam.
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    Niagara Walls

    2008-05-01T13:40:00Z

    Custom-modified mast climbers from Fraco meet challenging access needs of a project to renovate the Robert Moses Dam at Niagara Falls on the US/Canadian border. Irwin Rapoport visited the site for Access International.

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    Brand Grows Again With Aluma Deal

    2008-05-01T13:40:00Z

    Brand Services Inc, one the largest scaffolding contractors in North America, has acquired Aluma Systems group, the scaffolding and concrete forming specialist based in Toronto, Canada. The purchase price was not released.

  • One of two PASMA approved methods for assembling mobile scaffold towers-the Advance Guardrail System
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    Safe Towers

    2008-05-01T13:40:00Z

    Scaffold towers provide a safe working platform, but what about when they are being erected and dismantled? Peter Bennett, general manager of the UK's Prefabricated Access Suppliers‘ and Manufacturers’Association (PASMA), describes current efforts in the UK to ensure the safe use of mobile towers.

  • Altrad plettac assco Contur modular scaffolding was used for renovation work on a historic Rhine tol
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    Time Takes Its Toll

    2008-05-01T13:40:00Z

  • Layher's freestanding scaffold design provides safe access for concrete repairs