All Olympics articles

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    New generation XCMGs on site


    Recently-launched XCMG boom lifts are involved in a range of major construction projects 

  • Aggreko generataors at the Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg. The World Cup generates revenues of £28.7 million for the company.

    Aggreko takes prompt action


    Aggreko takes action in face of ”unprcedented challenges’

  • Olympic HQ Index

    Olympic House one of the world’s most sustainable buildings


    The IOC headquarters in Switzerland, is one of the most sustainable buildings in the world

  • Aggreko Ryder Cup

    Aggreko wins Tokyo Olympics contract


    The estimated $200 million contract will include 43 venues, the athletes’ village and the broadcasting centre

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    ALE roof installation


    Olympic swimming venue roof installed by ALE in Argentina

  • Aggreko chief executive Chris Weston.

    Aggreko withdraws Rio Olympics bid


    Temporary power provider confirms it has removed itself from bidding process for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games

  • Looking up the site from the North with the completed Phase I in the foreground. The buildings inclu

    Picture exclusive: Ashgabat Olympic Complex


    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.

  • The Bronto S 46 XDT truck-mounted platform gets to work at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Park

    Bronto makes Olympic lift in Sochi


    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 helping install panes of glass on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Aquatics Centre

    GGR in the Olympic Park


    A GGR mini crane has been helping install panes of glass on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Aquatics Centre in London, UK

  • Liebherr tower cranes at the Costanera Center, Santiage-de-Chile

    Building for the future


    Latin America’s good growth rate is encouraging crane manufacturers and service providers to invest in the region. IC finds out more

  • 21 LC 400 tower cranes from Spanish manufacturer Linden Comansa

    Comansa towers from Roll-Lift at Maracaná stadium


    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

  • A Geda ERA 1200 Z/ZP

    Geda royally assists in the UK


    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 assisted in dressing 20 statues across London for the Hatwalk project

    Hats off to Universal Platforms


    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.

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The Geda 500 Z/ZP is being used seven times at the Olympic Games competition venues, including a

    Geda ensures easy access to Olympic stands


    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.

  • Set against the backdrop of the Millenium Dome and the skyline of the City of London: The LR 11350 a

    Olympic weight lifting for Weldex


    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

  • An artist's impression of Horse Guard's Parade, one of the temporary venues for the London Olympics,

    Elliott wins London Olympics accommodation contract


    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.

  • A Phoenix Zeppelin rental depot in Zilina, Slovakia. All Zeppelin rental activities are now pooled i

    Zeppelin pools all rental activities in new business unit


    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.

  • The base of The Orbit in construction.

    Access in Orbit at Olympics


    With the majority of the construction work complete at the London 2012 Olympic site, the landscapers are moving in, but there are still a few jobs to be completed with the assistance of access equipment, including the construction of the futuristic steel sculpture, The ArcelorMittal Orbit

  • The London Olympic Stadium

    London Olympic Stadium completed early


    The 80000-seater flagship venue for the 2012 London Olympics has been completed three months early and -2% under budget.

  • Lion Trackhire rented a temporary trackway and working surface for a 1200 t capacaity mobile crane o

    Lion Trackhire supplies road for London Olympics site


    Portable roadway rental company Lion Trackhire provided a temporary track for a 1200 t crawler crane working at London’s 2012 Olympic Village site earlier this year.