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German construction set for ‘golden decade’
Zeppelin chairman sees huge potential for growth, due to infrastructure backlog
Skyjack and Cooper Rentals partner for repair work
Skyjack and longtime partner Cooper Equipment Rentals recently came together to repair damage from Canada’s winter weather
Rapid Platforms assists historical aircraft repair
Rental company provides lift at the UK’s Imperial War Museum
Star rise for Concorde
UK-based Star Platforms provided a Skyjack diesel scissor lift to support maintenance of a retired Concorde aircraft
Manitou supports airline maintenance
Thomas Cook Airlines at London Gatwick airport, UK, has taken delivery of a custom Manitou MRT 2540 telehandler to handle aircraft components and damaged parts
Pyeroy repaints the SeaRose
UK based industrial services specialists Pyeroy has completed a contract to support the refurbishment of the 'SeaRose' floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
AFI machines help catch the tide
With a tight contract timeframe, UK rental company AFI-Uplift was able to supply booms so a luxury cruise liner could dock in the morning, be re-liveried with its new name and be ready to set sail on the evening tide.
CVI completes Alaska national guard contract
CV International, representative of Instant UpRight, recently supplied the Alaska National Guard with a full wraparound system to carry out maintenance and inspections on its C-130 aircraft.
New figurehead installed from Nationwide Platforms boom.
The world's sixth oldest ship has been fitted with a striking unicorn figurehead put in position from a Genie S45 boom lift supplied by UK rental company Nationwide Platforms.
Airo electric scissor sold to Russian airline
Russian access dealer and rental company, LTECH-Lifting Technology, has supplied an Airo SF920 E 2E self-propelled electric scissor lift to the airline carrier Volga-Dnepr. Volga-Dnepr specialises in transporting oversize and heavy cargo.
Ltech converts telehandler to yacht transporter
A prestigious yacht club near Moscow approached Ltech with an unusual challenge. The FordeWind Yacht club wanted Ltech to convert a Faresin FH17.40 telehandler into a hauler for a special boat transporter trailer.
HMS Victory needs big booms with delicate touch
When the Royal Navy says that the historic HMS Victory must be revamped no cost nor effort is spared. The HMS Victory which originates from the 18th century is the oldest ship in the British naval service. It achieved prominence as Admiral Nelson's flagship in the naval battle of Trafalgar. The Victory can now be visited in Portsmouth in a dry dock at the Historic Dockyards.
Aircraft access solution helps keep planes in the air
UK based design and engineering company, Semmco has officially launched a specialist access solution for aircraft maintenance. The tail docking system encases the aircraft tail and consists of a series of platforms which allow engineers to work at four height levels from 2.5 m (8 ft) to 9 m (30ft).