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Volume 8 No 3
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JASO Cranes Hit The Skyline In Canberra
The construction company, GEOCON, has chosen JASO cranes for the urban development of Canberra.
It is already very common to see JASO cranes in Australia, as construction companies around the country recognize the benefits the range of models offers.
USA: Changing Equipment Acquisition Strategy Improves Total Operation
Servicing the landscaping and construction markets of Central New Jersey and South Pennsylvania, USA, Britton Industries is a leading producer of natural and dried mulches, screened topsoil, leaf compost and aggregate products.
The company operates a full wood product recycling centre as well as a concrete recycling centre—making crushed concrete for fill, as well as decorative stones and other products.
Three New Traction Elevators For Industrial Environments
With the launch of a new series of traction elevators for use in challenging industrial environments, Alimak Hek now offers one of the world’s most comprehensive industrial elevator product portfolio with both traction and rack-and-pinion drive technology.
From a basic concept, the company is able to configure a wide range of car sizes and capacities – for both non-hazardous and Ex environments to meet exact customer requirements.
Innovative Slope Management Concept
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich ( ETH Zurich) is building a new research and laboratory building. The seven-storey building with a floor space of approx. 21,000 m² will be operational in three years.
The complex will comprise office workplaces, seminar rooms, laboratories and restaurants.
Flat Roof Restored Efficiently
Temple Quay in Bristol, UK, a large multi-tenant commercial building, has recently undergone flat roof refurbishment using Pitchmastic’s Roofshield PmB waterproofing system.
The existing roof had been the source of several leaks, therefore, a long term solution was needed that allowed all the plant and equipment plinths on the roofs and walkways to be encapsulated in order to stem the leaks.
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