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ANSI approves ANSI/SIA A92.10-2009
The American National Standards Institute has approved a new standard, the ANSI/SIA A92.10-2009.
Fraco units finish up bridge work
Mast climbing platforms from Fraco are finishing up a $198 million project in Pitt Meadows, B.C., Canada.
Bocker expands hoist rentals
Robert Bocker, sister company to Germany hoist manufacturer Steinweg-Bocker Baumaschinen, is expanding its hoist rental businesses in Germany and the Benelux.
Mast climber can be transported by trailer
Goian, the Spanish mast climber manufacturer is showing a GP30 mast climber with trailer - developed for the French market; a GE15 passenger hoist and a GM1500 material hoist.
Sky Climber goes higher
Suspended access company Sky Climber shows off its newest mast-climber.
Verticon switches to Sunshine/Baoda hoists
Australian tower crane and construction hoist rental company Verticon is to add 90 Chinese-built Baoda hoists to its fleet over the next three years. The company will source the units from Baoda’s US importer, Memphis-based Sunshine Enterprise, Inc.
Raxtar hoists on New York’s ‘Freedom Tower’
New York rental company Atlantic Hoisting & Scaffolding will supply 12 Raxtar construction hoists built in the Netherlands for use on the construction of the 420 m high ‘Freedom Tower’ on the site of Ground Zero in Manhattan.
Sunshine plans European scaffold expansion
Sunshine Enterprise, Inc, the Memphis, US-based importer of Chinese-made scaffolding and hoists is to expand its product offering in North America and plans to sell equipment in Europe as well.
New rack-and-pinion equipment
It has been relatively quiet for new mast climbing equipment since the numerous launches made at the World of Concrete earlier this year. However, CAMAC in Spain has launched a new hoist, the Eurolift, as well as a smaller hoist, called Smart, for use with tube scaffolding
Turbulent times: Rise or fall of mastclimblers?
Has the current financial market turmoil and construction decline shifted the outlook for rack and pinion access equipment around the world?
New CAMAC hoists shown at SMOPyC
CAMAC released two new hoists at SMOPyC: Eurolift with a global control system and the Smart hoist for tubular scaffolds.
D&G Hoist & Crane Hire, Australia, has ordered 50 machines from Alimak Hek
Alimak Hek has received an order from D&G Hoist & Crane Hire in Australia for a total of 50 hoists from the Alimak Scando 650 range.
Stros sells ten mast climbers to Tec
Stros, the Czech Republic based manufacturer of mast climbers and hoists, has sold a further ten machines to Tec Hoist Llc based in Florida, US.
Pega graps Burj Dubai hoists contract
Fourteen massive passenger hoists manufactured by Czech company Pega Hoist will be used on the construction of the 729 m high Burj Dubai tower in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Big deals
Market leader Hek Manufacturing launched sweeping changes in its transport platform and mast climber product lines in October. Patrick Hill was at the company's headquarters in Middelbeers, The Netherlands to see the new machines.
Transported
Fraco Products is entering the transport platform secor with its own design,3630 kg transport platform.
Three Sizes Fit All
One of the key launches of the first day at Bauma was Alimak Hek's long–awaited modular mast climbing and transport hoist system.
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