Contractors World International Vol 7 No 6
High Reach For
Five world-famous street artists took part at
the “FestiWall 2016” event. Their artworks
renewed the walls of the “Selvaggio” (“wild”)
quarter of Ragusa, Sicily.
To accomplish their works of art, they
were supported by Haulotte aerial work plat-
forms to guarantee workability and safety.
Three weeks of art in the streets, of col-
ours to renew the suburbs and technological
equipment working for common good.
This remarkable feat was achieved also
due to the participation of some of the most renowned
street artist of the planet.
For two weeks, Haulotte platforms helped the street
artists to reach high in the sky and use the city walls as
their own “canvas”.
Their visual artworks, of huge dimensions and located
in an uncomfortable urban environment, needed the
aid of high quality aerial work platforms. They had to
be, at the same time, reliable, quick and easy to
These features were perfectly matched by Haulotte
machines, supplied by Tecnofly srl of Misterbianco
(Catania), a local Haulotte dealer.
As Caterina Fuina, Tecnofly srl CEO,
“We supplied Haulotte aerial work platforms of
different heights. From a 43-mt telescopic-boom
unit to a 26-mt one, to the 12-mt scissors. Having
to work in an uncomfortable urban environment,
with apartment buildings and blocks that were
very difficult to access, we decided to use self-
propelled platforms, as they are versatile and
easy to operate. It must be underlined that those
machines had to be driven by the artists
Multi lift with 14 mobile cranes
The crane division of leading Belgium construction and
plant hire company, Aertssen played a prominent role
in the maintenance of a pipeline for a sludge processing
A complex and challenging task for which they de-
ployed 14 mobile cranes.
Every so often a complete overhaul of the installation
plant is necessary. This was the case for the pipeline of
a sludge processing plant in the Port of Antwerp. In order
to do so the pipeline had to be placed temporarily on
A complex task for which SeReAnt counted on their
technical ability and expertise.
Lifting the pipeline was not an easy task: in total we
deployed 14 mobile cranes
who executed the multi lift
s imu l taneous l y.
E i ght
supervisors were on standby
to make sure the hoist went
smoothly, safely and, off
The safe coordination and
expertise of the crane special-
ists guaranteed a profession-
ally performed lifting.
Wor ldwide Panorama