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Platform and recessed monorail installation in Belgium

The new headquarters for the Belgian construction company Cordeel are located above the drydocks of the former Boelwerf shipyard. The new building is 100 meters long and 26 meters wide and has been pre-assembled before it was put in place by large cranes....

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Maiskogelbahn Cable Car

In April 2018, construction began on the new MK Maiskogelbahn cable car project for the connection between Kaprun-Maiskogel and Kitzsteinhorn. This ultra-modern cable car will carry 123 silver-coloured cabins over a distance of 4km. Each gondola-cabin will carry 10...

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Monorail and Davits for Façade Maintenance

The new Library for the University of Aix-Marseille is part of a larger redevelopment of the Saint-Charles district of Marseille. Sky Climber was selected to design a cleaning system with monorails and davits. A Sky PI cage is suspended from the suspension systems to...

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Rocket fuel-tank hoist system for NASA

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is an advanced, heavy-lift launch vehicle that will provide an entirely new capability to science and human exploration beyond earth’s orbit.  It is being designed to carry Orion spacecraft on missions to explore...

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Rolling Deck on Pedway in Saskatchewan

Crews recently rigged a dancefloor platform using Sky Climber’s SSU Deck equipment to access the underside of a pedestrian bridge linking office buildings in downtown Regina, Saskatchewan. The central building, known as Agricultural Place, is a modern...

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Monorail application for Greektown giant

Currently under construction in Chicago’s Greektown neighborhood, a residential tower at One South Halstead is taking shape.  One South Halsted is on track to become the city’s tallest building west of the Kennedy Expressway and will boast 492 rental...

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Glass panel install on historic VA hospital

Twelve miles west of downtown Chicago sits the Edward Hines Jr. VA hospital campus. This veteran’s facility has been serving veterans for nearly a century and features several buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. As part of a...

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Corner solutions

In Chicago, Illinois, this corner configuration uses a standard aluminum 90-degree corner to hug the corner column of a 14-story building undergoing a full façade overhaul. This stage was a custom platform with steel components and features two 90-degree corner units...

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Anchoring Chicago’s skyline

This roof tieback anchor is part of a complete system which sits atop a 51-story residential tower in the heart of Chicago.  The John Hancock Center can be seen in the background. Chicago’s Trump Tower serves as a backdrop for this roof anchor. This...

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