Custom model for the Eurotunnel  

The railway tunnel under the English Channel becomes a trans-European power highway and Palfinger has supplied a tailor-made solution for maintenance work with the highest safety standards: the PA1500 scissor lift platform. Some PA1500 scissor lift platforms operate along a 50.54km stretch, 40m below the surface of the sea. Palfinger Railway developed this custom-made model […]

31/08/2021 - 10:51 am

Towering success

Earlier this winter, the countryside of Novagli di Montichiari in Brescia, Italy was the backdrop to a spectacular maintenance operation carried out by a Genie ZX-135/70 articulated boom lift, on an aqueduct. The contractor, Perico Renato SrL Costruzioni Edili (Perico Renato), carefully planned the job to the smallest detail and was helped on site by […]

27/01/2021 - 14:29 pm

Trailer crane supports restoration of lighthouse

Off the coast of  Norwalk in Connecticut, USA, the Böcker trailer crane AHK 36 was used for a repair and restoration project at Peck Ledge Lighthouse. At this unusual location in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, the crane assisted in the assembly of steel frames, the delivery of material and the removal of old material. Because […]

25/11/2020 - 13:26 pm

Snorkel continues support of charitable art initiative

Renowned street artist Gent48 was supported for the second time by Snorkel to create his second mural with art4charity in Birmingham, UK. Commissioned by Birmingham City Football Club, locally referred to as the “Blues”, the piece is entitled ‘Record Breakers’ and celebrates two Blues players, Trevor Francis and Jude Bellingham. Trevor Francis joined Birmingham City […]

01/09/2020 - 14:10 pm

A Genie S-85 boom lift navigates the chateau roof

Built in the 18th century in the region of Mayenne, North West France, near the small, historic village of Montenay, Basmaignée Castle requires regular upkeep, in particular with roof repairs and maintenance. A challenging, painstaking and, at times, hazardous task, performed at great height on difficult to access work zones. To complete the work at […]

06/05/2020 - 11:48 am

Genie Z-45 XC Boom Takes On Tough Antarctic Mission

On the highest, driest, coldest and windiest continent on Earth, Antarctica construction projects are an extraordinary challenge that require the use of robust, reliable machinery. This is how Netherlands-based Authorised Genie Distributor HDW, came to provide its customer Royal BAM Group (BAM) with a custom-tailored Genie Z-45 Xtra Capacity (XC) boom lift to support the […]

23/03/2020 - 19:12 pm

Romania’s Industrial Access adopts Genie’s telematics

Industrial Access, a leading Romanian equipment rental company, has built a reputation for being technologically advanced in using data to manage its fleet. With of a total of 4000 machines, the company’s aerial fleet counts 1500 units – 40% of which are Genie units. Today, 110 of Industrial Access’ fully CAN-based Genie machines are equipped […]

02/03/2020 - 14:56 pm

Star Platforms Fit Cross to New Church

UK powered access rental company, Star Platforms, provided a Niftylift HR21D articulated boom lift to fit the aluminium cross to the newly built Baptist church at Botley in Oxfordshire.  The new building is part of a regeneration project and relocation for the church and the final task was fitting the impressive new cross above the […]

13/02/2020 - 18:11 pm

Star Platforms brings Merry Christmas to Merry Hill

Intu Merry Hill Shopping Centre in Dudley, UK puts on a spectacular display of decorations every Christmas and has hired UK powered access rental company, Star Platforms for the best part of 20 years to help facilitate this.  Spanning over 1,671,000sqft and two floors, the shopping centre is home to a retail park with more […]

17/12/2019 - 18:17 pm

Platform for nuclear reactor refurbishment

Montreal-based AGF Access Group has been awarded a sub-contract by Aecon to fabricate two customised Winsafe upper feeder platforms for the Bruce Power’s Major Component Replacement (MCR), a project that involves the refurbishment of six nuclear reactor units.  The two suspended platforms, based on a modular concept, will be used to provide access inside the […]

11/12/2019 - 15:59 pm

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LHI October 2021

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