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  • Sydney Water Plant Gets the Proscaf Treatment

    Sydney Water Plant Gets the Proscaf Treatment

    Sydney contractor Above All Solutions were commissioned to provide ways for maintenance people to access several points at a water treatment plant. In a plant like this, curved and angular concrete walls in spillways, tanks and around pipe infrastructure make height access very difficult, particularly due to a limited amount of suitable points for securing equipment. See how Proscaf solved it.

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  • Formwork Deck Access Gets Lift at Macquarie Park

    Formwork Deck Access Gets Lift at Macquarie Park

    In what will be a higher-density zone, several architecturally-designed multi-level apartment buildings are taking shape. Of course, with multiple levels, challenges can become apparent for height access for workers.

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  • SafeSmart Expands in Melbourne

    SafeSmart Expands in Melbourne

    SafeSmart’s reach into Victoria got another boost this week via an expansion into a new warehouse facility in Melbourne’s north west.

    The Sydney-born—now global—portable height access company had previously been part-leasing a shared facility in Keilor Park and had outgrown it due to a big increase in demand for their products in Melbourne and Victoria, such as with previous projects for Yarra Trams and John Holland (Westgate Tunnel Project) and others.

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  • SafeSmart Brings Sturdier Edge Protection to Tunnel Project

    SafeSmart Brings Sturdier Edge Protection to Tunnel Project

    A major road tunnel infrastructure project in Sydney, that links points such as Chatswood to Sydenham and Sydenham to Bankstown, is well underway. At a major excavation point in the project, contractors were required to walk around the excavation close to the edge of a deep drop on a narrow area. Due to the depth of the drop, standard edge protection could not be used and still be compliant with AS regulations.

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  • Getting the Concrete Over the Concrete, Safely

    Getting the Concrete Over the Concrete, Safely

    Being a high-rise development, concrete trucks are visiting this site all day, every day, as Icon pumps tens of thousands of litres of concrete on to the site, for backfilling and slab work.

    With parking at a premium on the site’s property, the trucks are forced to run a long line from the street across a pedestrian path. As per council requirements, the area has to be made safe for the public to pass through without any danger of injury via tripping or any other accident.

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