All Restoration and Repair Articles

Tracked solution for lightning protection
The capabilities of a tracked platform from Wilson Access were put to the test to overcome a number of challenges facing contractors at the Clifton Observatory in Bristol, UK
Wirtgen roadbuilders support Büchel Air Base resurfacing
German rental company Werwie and contractor Juchem completed project in just two weeks
Truck mount for stadium rebrand
Wilson Access called up the largest truck mount in its fleet to help contractors rebrand the former Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales
Zeppelin provides tropical maintenance
Theme park Tropical Islands - home to Germany’s highest water slide - is renting a Niftylift hybrid boom from Zeppelin Rental for a year to carry out regular maintenance
Murphy innovates with mobile tower system
UK engineering company J. Murphy & Sons (Murphy) created a mobile scaffold system to provide faster access to a railway tunnel as part of a reinforcing project
AFI's multi-machine roof repair
Structural steelwork specialist McNealy Brown rented 12 AFI machines at the peak of an eight-month contract to restore the historic Greenwich Market roof in London, UK.
High art in Ecuador
The Edgar Cevallos monument under construction at the City Hall of Guayaquil, Ecuador, is getting some help from a Platform Basket tracked platform
Barin attends Hong Kong bridge crash site
A Barin under bridge inspection unit was called into action on Friday 23 October when a barge crashed into the Lantau Island Link’s Kap Shui Mun Bridge
Peinemann purchases Genie SX-180
The Genie SX-180 boom will support lifting, drilling and subsea specialist Huisman at its Rotterdam shipyards
Black Sea scaffolding
Layher Allround Scaffolding was used for modernisation work at the Danube Black Sea Canal locks in Romania. The waterway shortens the course of the Danube to the Black Sea by up to 450 km
Snug fit in the Shambles
Modern technology met medieval design when a Wilson Access Hire truck mount tackled a job in the tightest of spaces in the historic Shambles, York, UK
Glass work at the institute
Mateco was employed for glass cleaning at the International Neuroscience Institute in Hannover. The building is 38m high with a facade area of more than 6000 square metres.
Scheurer storm cover
Ferdinand Scheurer used a truck mount instead of scaffolding to fix the storm-damaged bell tower of the Protestant Christ Church in Eislingen, Germany
Safway wins award for D.C. work
Safway Services has been awarded a 2015 Craftsmanship Award by the Washington Building Congress (WBC) for creative solutions to access challenges associated with repairs on the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
Blencowe provides Cathedral solution
With scaffolding in place for up to four years and visible to thousands of visitors, the equipment for works at Winchester Cathedral had to meet stringent objectives
AFI historic bridge revamp
Boom and scissor lifts from UK-based AFI are helping to paint the Grade II listed Tees Newport Bridge red and silver to mark its 80th anniversary
Falcons clear for landing
Four TCA Lift Falcon FS320Z spiders have been put into operation at the New Bangkok International Airport, Thailand
Upper limits with Omme
An Ommelift 4200 RBDJ tracked boom lift gave conservationists a rare opportunity to inspect stonework and stained glass at Canterbury Cathedral in the UK
Spanish sale for Unic
Spanish logistics company Amara has taken delivery of two Unic URW-1006 mini crawler cranes from Unic Cranes dealer Spain Crane International
Cliff face custom build from Palfinger
Norwegian rental company Drammen Liftutleie has taken delivery of a specially-designed 61 m Palfinger truck mount to work on roadside cliffs and slopes
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