All Restoration and Repair articles – Page 5

  • Autokrane Schares GmbH employed its Terex AC 350/6 all-terrain crane to remove a church spire in Erk

    Terex in close quarters


    German rental firm Autokrane Schares carried out a delicate lift in the Rhineland town of Erkelenz when it was called in to remove a 9 tonne spire from a church steeple as part of restoration work.

  • The temporary roofing system supplied by Layher Ltd. and installed by Modus Access UK Ltd. helped to

    Layher covers Winchester roof repair


    Modus Access UK has just completed a refurbishment project on the New Hall of Winchester College, after calling in temporary roofing specialists Layher to help protect a 17th century ceiling.

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    Remediation award for Cuddy Group


    Cuddy Group has shared in an Award recognising remediation work carried out at Baglan Bay in Port Talbot, Wales

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    Wooden windmill works for BKF


    An historic windmill in the Netherlands recently benefited from intervention by modern equipment from crane rental house BKF

  • HAKI provided four separate roof sections to cover the Grade II listed building, which had an additi

    HAKI has Covent Garden covered


    When a historic building in Covent Garden, London underwent major reconstruction a HAKITEC 750 temporary roof structure provided total weather protection throughout the works.

  • The T-shaped piles under the access ramps at the St Peters Interchange, Montreal, Canada are safely

    Fraco provides access to road piles for repair


    Canadian mast climber manufacturer, Fraco has been using its expertise to help repair the supporting piles on some of Canada's roads. The workplatforms have provided both access and a comfortable and safe environment for the workforce carrying out repairs.

  • Burger Gruas donated the use of a Grove GMK5130-2 all terrain for repair work on the Santiago Cathed

    Burger’s Grove for earthquake repairs in Chile


    Raul Burger in Chile donated the use of a Grove GMK5165-2 all terrain crane for building repairs following February’s earthquake

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    Fluor JV wins US$ 1.1 billion road expansion contract


    Provo River Constructors, a Fluor-led joint venture will head up the expansion of the I-15 Corridor Reconstruction (CORE) project, the major north-south commuter route between Salt Lake City and the Provo/Orem region, US.

  • The PB Lifttechnik scissor supplied by UK rental company, Lifterz could be driven at height along th

    PB Lifttechnik's narrow scissor negotiates warehouse racking


    DSP Electrical Contractors have overcome the challenge of narrow (1.75 m) aisles and high level work on a warehouse refit project using the UK's first PB Lifttechnik S225-12ES electric scissor lift. Driveable at full height, the new 1.2 m wide, 22.5m working height platform is on hire from access rental ...

  • The tracked scissor, available from rental company Schwenk Arbeitsbühnen, can be used on floors with

    Schwenk's track mounted scissor is light on its feet


    Schwenk-Arbeitsbühnen a member of the German rental organisation PartnerLift has added a crawler mounted scissor lift to its fleet. The scissor was developed by German aerial work platform manufacturer, Weiss, on the suggestion of Schwenk- Arbeitsbühnen, for use on pressure-sensitive floors.

  • SGB scaffolding on a £136 million refurbishment of  historic railway buildings.

    SGB scaffolding sensitive to architecture


    SGB has supplied scaffolding for a £136 million refurbishment project on historic railway building around London's Kings Cross Station.

  • The Geda Multilift P18 is getting workers to the jobsite quickly and safely.

    Geda's hoist gets renovation moving


    The renovation of the Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche) in Munich is estimated to be costing €500000. To get the workforce up the scaffold-clad North Tower quickly and safely Geda has installed a Multilift P18 Comfort, passenger and material hoist.

  • Planet Platforms devised an interesting solution to accessing the waterfront façade of a historic bu

    Access barges in


    William Anelay's restoration of the Navigation Warehouse, Wakefield, UK required an innovative approach to access because of its proximity to the Calder river.

  • Two of the three Conjet Robot 322s removing damaged concrete to a depth of 80 mm from the deck of th

    Hydro-demolition helps restore Stockholm's Central Bridge and Söderled Tunnel


    Six Conjet Robot hydro-demolition machines have been used during the latest phase of Stockholm's largest concrete repair project to restore Stockholm's Central Bridge and Söderled Tunnel.

  • Hydr Mobile mast climbers help Dimeo Construction complete the facade of the Avenir building in Bost

    Hydro Mobile takes trades to tasks


    Dimeo Construction Company chose mast climbing work platforms from Canadian company Hydro Mobile to help perform the facade work on the Avenir building, a redevelopment project in Boston's Bulfinch Triangle.

  • A single anchor point secures the mast for Scanclimber's hoist at the Eiffel Tower.

    Free standing hoist at Paris landmark


    The challenge for Scanclimber was to erect a 2 t capacity hoist for personnel and material with just a single anchoring point 61 m above the ground. In addition the location was very public, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.