Sydney bridge deal for Alimak
By Euan Youdale25 October 2017
Alimak Group has signed a contract for a vertical access solution for Sydney Harbour Bridge with an order value of SEK170 million ($20.6 million).
The New South Wales Government through Roads and Maritime Services signed the contract with Manntech, part of the Alimak Group, in Australia for the project based on Building Maintenance Units (BMUs).The BMUs will be designed and manufactured at the Manntech factory in Germany. This is the largest order ever awarded to Alimak Group.
The project covers design, manufacturing, installation and service of two large motorised high complexity gantries spanning the bridge carrying BMU, to enable full access for maintenance purposes on the iconic structure.
The equipment will be supplied and installed progressively until the end of 2020.
“We are very pleased to be working on such an icon as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and to see the interest in, and recognition of, the Group’s leading building maintenance solutions which are custom designed to support reliable, safe and efficient access to complex structures. With our deep knowledge and experience as global market leader in the BMU segment, we could meet the high-performance criteria required by the customer”, said Tormod Gunleiksrud, CEO Alimak Group.