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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.
Gulf Lifting to distribute Hydro Mobile in UAE
Gulf Lifting Rental Co LLC has signed an agreement with Canadian mast climbing manufacturer, Hydro Mobile, to distribute its equipment in the United Arab Emirates.
Hoist helps get wheel spinning
Throughout the construction of the world's largest observation wheel an Alimak hoist carried engineers to the hub of the wheel where essential cables and wiring were being installed.
Mixed bag: mast climbers and hoists in the Middle East
As you might expect in a region of extensive and fast economic growth, adoption of mast climbers and hoists in the United Arab Emirates has been diverse, writes Patrick Hill.
Fire resistant: access at World of Concrete
Even a slow start and an end-of-the-week fire couldn't stop another busy World of Concrete. John Wyatt reports on the hoists and mast climbers at the event.
Hydro Mobile sells RAXTAR hoists
Canada's Hydro Mobile is to sell RAXTAR's construction hoists in North America following an agreement between the two companies.
Two worlds
China's GJJ and The Netherland's Raxtar are quite different companies, but both are hoping to make a bigger impression in the world's hoist markets. Murray Pollok spoke to the companies at the recent Bauma exhibition. Plus, new hoist and mast climbers from Bauma and applications reports from around the world.
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