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Monorail application for a thermonuclear reactor

Sky Climber was recently selected to provide an access solution for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (dubbed “ITER”) in Provence, France. ITER is an international nuclear fusion research and engineering megaproject that represents the...

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Project Spotlight: Lighthouse Helideck access

Sky Climber Europe was recently asked to provide equipment necessary to the repair and refurbishment of two harbor light and helipad towers in Europoort Rotterdam, Netherlands. The light tower / helipad structures were built in the mid-1970’s at the height of...

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Project Spotlight: OARS deep tunnel access

As part of an agreement with the State of Ohio, the City of Columbus built a massive tunnel to reduce combined sewer overflows and their environmental impacts during flood events.  The tunnel project, dubbed OARS, was designed to intercept wet weather overflows that...

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Project Spotlight: Tate Liverpool Museum BMU Installation

  DIVISION: Sky Climber BMU & PI Division PROJECT NAME: Tate Liverpool, UK APPLICATION: Low profile Building Maintenance Unit (BMU) Tate Liverpool museum is a converted warehouse, inaugurated in 1988 to display a collection of modern and contemporary art. It...

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Project Spotlight: Cofferdam Access Platform

The Conowingo Dam is one of the largest non-federal hydroelectric dams in the United States.  Positioned over the Susquehanna River in Northern Maryland, this dam has provided power to Baltimore and Philadelphia since 1928 and also serves as a bridge for US Route 1....

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Project Spotlight: Bayat Towers, Saudi Arabia

DIVISION: Sky Climber Spain - BMU and PI Division PROJECT NAME: Bayat Towers, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia APPLICATION: BMU (Building Maintenance Unit), Window Cleaning The Bayat Plaza Towers are twin prominent residential towers located in the heart of Jeddah. Sky Climber...

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Remembering Denny Damon

The scaffold and access industry is mourning one of its most beloved professionals in Dennis Ronald Damon, known fondly as "Denny," who passed away suddenly on February 11, 2018 at the age of 74. Denny made a name for himself in the scaffold and access industry as one...

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Industry Focus: Access solutions for Pulp & Paper Mills

Designed for some of the most challenging access scenarios, Sky Climber’s digester access systems and paper mill equipment solutions are among the safest in the industry. Since 1955, Sky Climber has been designing and delivering platforms, hoists, and...

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Clever trolley system replaces tricky barge setup in NOLA

Improving cement barge inspections at industrial import facility Built for an international cement company, this powered trolley, wire winder, and workcage system is ideal for use in many scenarios. For this project, the customer needed a new solution to...

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Tower projects preview

Here's another quick preview of what we'll be talking about at World of Concrete in Las Vegas this week.  Stop by and see us at Booth #N1927 to learn more! [video width="1280" height="720"...

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World of Concrete Sneak Peek

Here's a quick preview of what we'll be talking about at World of Concrete in Las Vegas next week.  Stop by and see us at Booth #N1927 to learn more!   [video width="1280" height="720"...

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Grain Silo Application – Rigging and Training

On the volcanic island of Saint Vincent in the Caribbean, Sky Climber recently spent some time working with a grain processing company to provide equipment and safety training. To clean and paint its grain silos this company chose a Sky Climber Platform with an...

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On the Golden Gate Bridge with Sky Climber

For one of the most iconic, recognizable bridges in the world, the maintenance work never really ends.  The Golden Gate Bridge employs a highly experienced maintenance crew and some very specialized equipment to keep it looking and working at its best. Sky Climber...

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