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Alimak's new modular lightweight hoists
Alimak Hek has added two new modular transport platform/hoists to its light range designed for long-life and ease of use.
Going up! Lindsey Anderson reports from World of Concrete, Las Vegas, US
The World of Concrete show held January 17-21 in Las Vegas, NV, offered attendees a variety of options when it came to seeing and visiting mast climbing companies. On hand were Beta Max Hoists, Hydro Mobile, Fraco Products, EZ Scaffold and more. Lindsey Anderson reports from the show.
SIA and OSHA develop 'Fundamentals of Safe Use' for MCWPs
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) have developed MCWP - Fundamentals of Safe Use, Ground Conditions and MCWP - Fundamentals of Safe Use, Tying to the Structure.
MCWP use and safety at forefront of OSHA meeting
OSHA's Advisory Committee for Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) met in Washington DC to discuss MCWPs with Kevin O'Shea.
AI reports on a Spanish mast climber working in Japan's narrow streets
Spain's Saltec has developed a special compact mast climbing work platforms for use in narrow streets in Japan. Murray Pollok reports.
Saltec develops mini-mast climber for Japanese customer
Spain's Saltec has developed a special compact mast climbing work platforms for Japanese rental company Nihon Kasetsu.
Mast climber site is first 100% IPAF-trained in US
The Robert A. Young building in St. Louis, MO is the first project in the US designated '100 percent International Powered Access Federation.'
Vertical work - ALH takes the mast climber market's temperature
Lindsey Anderson takes the temperature of the mast climber market across North America
Development by degrees: Klimer president Jay Gordon talks to AI
Klimer president Jay Gordon talks to Euan Youdale about some of the projects that have influenced its new designs
Fraco goes to work on slanted, 220-foot dam
Canadian mast climbing manufacturer Fraco Products faced a difficult challenge installing masts on a tilted dam face.
Fraco wins $7m order for Qatar mega-project
Canadian mast climber manufacturer Fraco Products has won a contract valued at more than US$7 million to supply as many as 74 mast climbing work platforms to subcontractors working on the massive Barwa Commercial Avenue mega project in Doha, Qatar.
Hydro Mobile restructures, launches new products
Canadian mast climbing manufacturer Hydro Mobile has restructured under new owner, Quebec-based AGF Group.
IPAF releases MEWP safety video
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has created a new video for mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) operators.
Geda's hoist gets renovation moving
The renovation of the Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche) in Munich is estimated to be costing €500000. To get the workforce up the scaffold-clad North Tower quickly and safely Geda has installed a Multilift P18 Comfort, passenger and material hoist.
Fraco shows off Transporter
Fraco's new Transporter had head's turning at World of Concrete, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center Feb. 3-6, 2009.
OSHA advisory committee introduced to mastclimber safety
IPAF's International Mast Climbing Work Platform Committee chairman has opened communication with OSHA's Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health with a safety presentation.
Hydro Mobile set to display E-Series at WOC
The new light- and medium-duty mast climber from Hydro Mobile will be on display at the 2009 World of Concrete show.
Mastclimbers in Nashville break away from ground
"Ground breaking" is how Mastclimbers LLC describes the access system it designed as part of extension work at the Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. There is literally no room at the base of the structure, so Mastclimbers mounted its supplied masts on bolted fabrications of steel beams on the fifth floor.
New three-in-one mastclimber from Safi debut's at CTT Show
Premiered at last week's CTT Show in Moscow (June 17 - 21) was Italian manufacturer Safi's new Universo, a combination mast climber work platform (MCWP) and a hoist for people and materials, all of which use a common mast.
Hydro Mobile scales the cascade
The cascading roof, multiple recesses and corners on the Centuria Urban Village development in Kelowna, British Columbia, created a number of access challenges for contractor Fairweather Maltesen Masonry. The company was able to overcome many of these difficulties by using Canadian company, Hydro Mobile, mast climbers.
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