All Olympics articles

  • Olympic HQ Index
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    Olympic House one of the world’s most sustainable buildings

    2019-06-17T13:01:00Z

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

  • Aggreko Ryder Cup
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    Aggreko wins Tokyo Olympics contract

    2018-12-14T10:44:00Z

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

  • Index
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    ALE roof installation

    2018-03-12T14:35:00Z

    Olympic swimming venue roof installed by ALE in Argentina

  • Aggreko chief executive Chris Weston.
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    Aggreko withdraws Rio Olympics bid

    2015-12-18T10:08:00Z

    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
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    Picture exclusive: Ashgabat Olympic Complex

    2015-03-04T14:59:00Z

    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
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    Bronto makes Olympic lift in Sochi

    2013-10-08T22:13:00Z

    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
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    GGR in the Olympic Park

    2013-07-19T14:42:00Z

    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
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    Building for the future

    2013-07-18T16:57:00Z

    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
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    Comansa towers from Roll-Lift at Maracaná stadium

    2012-12-18T14:26:00Z

    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
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    Geda royally assists in the UK

    2012-10-15T15:35:00Z

    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
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    Hats off to Universal Platforms

    2012-08-09T16:03:00Z

    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.

  • The
The Geda 500 Z/ZP is being used seven times at the Olympic Games competition venues, including a
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    Geda ensures easy access to Olympic stands

    2012-07-26T10:42:00Z

    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
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    Olympic weight lifting for Weldex

    2012-05-14T15:11:00Z

    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,
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    Elliott wins London Olympics accommodation contract

    2011-08-15T15:28:00Z

    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
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    Zeppelin pools all rental activities in new business unit

    2011-07-07T16:40:00Z

    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.
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    Access in Orbit at Olympics

    2011-05-12T12:30:00Z

    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
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    London Olympic Stadium completed early

    2011-04-06T09:28:00Z

    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
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    Lion Trackhire supplies road for London Olympics site

    2011-04-04T11:19:00Z

    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.

  • The last piece of turf for the London 2012 Olympic Stadium’s field of play has been laid in a specia
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    London 2012 Olympic Stadium construction complete

    2011-03-30T16:17:00Z

    The last piece of turf for the London 2012 Olympic Stadium's field of play has been laid in a special ceremony marking completion of construction on the flagship venue.

  • An aerial image of the Olympic Park in London shows construction progress made on the main venues
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    Aggreko wins £37m London Olympics contract

    2010-12-20T09:57:00Z

    Aggreko has won the contract to provide temporary power to the 2012 London Olympics and the Paralympic Games. The project is valued at approximately £37 million.