All Olympics Articles
Rental company in consortium with French events specialist
SOM architects win competition to design site with sustainability and future use at its heart
Contract revisions for the Tokyo Olympics will see the project revenues increase from US$250m to $315m
Recently-launched XCMG boom lifts are involved in a range of major construction projects
The IOC headquarters in Switzerland, is one of the most sustainable buildings in the world
The estimated $200 million contract will include 43 venues, the athletes’ village and the broadcasting centre
Temporary power provider confirms it has removed itself from bidding process for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games
The April issue of International Construction will feature a report on construction of the US$ 5 billion Olympic Complex in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat by Polimeks. Read on to see exclusive pictures form the scheme.
Russian rental company Ltech supplied a Bronto S 46 XDT truck-mounted platform to assist with the construction of the Olympic torch tower for Sochi 2014
A GGR mini crane has been helping install panes of glass on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Aquatics Centre in London, UK
Latin America’s good growth rate is encouraging crane manufacturers and service providers to invest in the region. IC finds out more
Tower cranes from Roll-Lift are helping in the refurbishment of the Jornalista Mário Filho (Maracaná) stadium in Brazil to host the 2014 football world cup
German lift manufacturer Geda supplied a number of units to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this summer in the UK, as well as more than 20 devices to the London 2012 Olympics.
Universal Platforms had the honour of dressing Admiral Lord Nelson, Winston Churchill and William Shakespeare among others ahead of the London 2012 Olympics as part of the Hatwalk project.
With the 2012 Olympics underway - disabled visitors are assured easy access to some of the specially built stands via 22 Geda lifts. These have been rented to LOCOG (London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games) by some of Geda's UK scaffolding business partners.
Scottish crawler crane company Weldex was called on to supply a long reach Liebherr LR 11350 crawler crane to assist in the construction of a cable car service over the River Thames
Temporary accommodation renter Elliott – the UK subsidiary of Algeco Scotsman – has won the contract to provide temporary accommodation and portable toilets for the 2012 London Olympics.
German Caterpillar dealer Zeppelin has created a separate business unit for all its rental operations, pooling the rental activities of MVS Zeppelin in Germany and Austria with those of Zeppelin subsidiaries in Russia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.