The historical brick water tower in Pietarsaari was taken out of use for several months at the end of May 2014. During the extensive renovation, the water supply network has been left without a high level water tank to equalise the pressure.
The Petronas Twin Towers are not the only high rise buildings in the city of Kuala Lumpur. There are several other tall buildings in the city which exceed 200 meters – the IB tower will be one of them. The estimated year of completion of the tower will be the end of 2014. Upon completion it will be the fourth tallest building in Malaysia.
Scanclimber was awarded a second year in a row the title :"The Product of the Year" in the class of Mast Climbing Work Platforms and Hoists in IAPA Awards 2014 competition. The International Awards for Powered Access (IAPA) 2014 price giving ceremony attracted a huge crowd of more than 500 attendees as when winners picked up their trophies. The event was organized by International Power Access Federation (IPAF) and Access International trade journal. Read more about the event.
After a long planning period in Tampere, the Tower Hotel construction work is now underway in the former customs territory of the Tampere railway station. The developer was Mutual Insurance Company Pension - Fennia and the hotel is built by the SRV Corporation. The hotel business, in turn, will be run by SOK Sokotel. Construction work began in November 2012 and is ongoing for 2 years. The inaugural ceremony is planned to be held at the end of 2014.
The HVB-Tower is one of the most remarkable construction sites in Munich at the moment. What makes it remarkable is not just the height of the administrative building of the Hypo-Vereinsbank, which stands tall at 114 m, but also its architectural design. According to the plans made, the high-rise building should be completed by the end of 2015 and the lower North building by 2018. SCANCLIMBER transport platforms and hoists are in operation to transport goods and people at the work site for the next few years.
Cargotec, one of world's largest cargo flow specialist, entered into an agreement with APM Terminals to supply eight Kalmar super quay (ship-to-shore) cranes and two Kalmar barge quay cranes in the Rotterdam Maasvlakte II expansion project. The expansion of the port of Rotterdam, Maasvlakte II, is Europe's largest land reclamation project.
The Scanclimber Snake Platform is a versatile addition to the Scanclimber product range. It is a hinged platform system which can be used with the Scanclimber SC5000 and SC8000 mast climbing work platforms. Market leading mast climbing equipment enhanced yet further by the ability to configure the platform profile to the structure regardless of the shape.
From June 2012 to June 2014 Bateg, a Vinci Company is renovating the first floor of the Eiffel Tower using Scanclimber's Monster Platform which is anchored only at height of 50 meters. Scanclimber designed a solution using two twin mast SC8000 units with an additional middle platform extension placed between them. This provided a 24.1 x 6.6 m floor area and 9 tonnes of capacity. In the final product, more than 90% of the platform is made of standard components.
The Triple Hoist is the first family of lightweight, multi-purpose hoists. It has been specifically designed for smaller building and renovation projects. This makes it a perfect choice and tool for rental and scaffolding companies. One of the biggest advantages of these flexible, lightweight transport platforms is that they are callable – contrary to their rivals. Callability means that the platform can be called to a specific floor like a normal lift. Today, transport platforms are not callable.
The Mast Climbing Work Platform is a perfect platform for all facade renovation work and different installations. Work can always be conducted at an ergonomically ideal height. If necessary, the platform can be protected from wind and rain, and even be heated, which guarantees continuation of work also during cold seasons.