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Facelift Adds Trackers

20 September 2005 Email this article

Facelift has singled out Siemens VDO Trading to assist them in locating and improving the operation of their fleet of 350 machines. The system uses satellites to track the machine?s whereabouts all over the UK, and can zoom right down to street level if required. The tracking system is so far fitted to around eighty of the Company?s platforms, and has proved invaluable in terms of operations, sh ... more

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On the Buses

19 September 2005 Email this article

Everywhere you go these days the buzzword is ?marketing? how important it is and indeed how difficult it is on occasion to remain individual and original. With the recent unveiling of the new mobile hospilatily unit we hope to have achieved this. Travelling at forty miles per hour its not the fastest thing on wheels, but as an advertising and dare we say it ?marketing exercise? its not half b ... more

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Blackfriars Bridge gets a facelift

16 September 2005 Email this article

The UK?s largest underbridge access platform has been hired for a maintenance project on London?s Blackfriars Bridge Painting contractor CLC working on behalf of the City of London Authority, have hired the Moog 230x from access hire specialists facelift on a three-month contract. The Moog is a self-propelled trailer-mounted machine with a 1,000 kg payload capacity and an underbridge reach of 23 ... more

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Stolen Nifty Trailer

14 September 2005 Email this article

Facelift would appreciate any information leading to the recovery of a stolen Nifty Access Platform. The Nifty 140HE was removed from a site near Ilford in Essex. The Nifty trailer similar to the one pictured on the right has the serial number 14-10014. If you have any information which could help trace the whereabouts of our machine, please do not hesitate to contact Jane Lawrence on 01444 8 ... more

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Top of the Class for Facelift

13 September 2005 Email this article

Finnish Platform Manufacturer Bronto Skylift has recently trained the technical team at Facelift. Chief Engineer Mr Jyrki Jantuen visited the company to begin an educational programme for the newly ordered Bronto XDT range of platforms due for delivery in August, as well as keeping them up to speed on the companies existing fleet. "With the machinery being continually updated through new ... more

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30 More Scissor Lifts

9 September 2005 Email this article

Facelift has made its second major investment for 2005 into the scissor lift sector with the purchase of 30 machines from Canadian supplier Skyjack. The order comprised of three models from the SJ111 series of electric scissors, ten of the 3219, with 7.6m working heights, ten 3226 units at 9.7metres and ten of the 4632 types with working heights of up to 11.6 metres. With safety as the main con ... more

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Size Matters

8 September 2005 Email this article

Not content with its current specialist narrow access fleet, Facelift have ordered a further five Denka 22N (narrow) machines from Danish supplier Denka. The machines, which are due for delivery during September, have a working height of 22m, site propulsion systems, rotating and removable cages, hydraulic outriggers and with a minimum width of just 0.89 metres can be moved around congested sites ... more

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Ten More Haulottes

7 September 2005 Email this article

Facelift has purchased a further ten self-propelled booms from French supplier Haulotte. The machines, due for delivery in September, are all Haulotte's new HA16SPX range, which include a working height of 16m, 230 kg cage capacity, 180 degree platform rotation and cage load control. The Haulottes rugged construction, four wheel drive facility with diff locks and powerful Deutz engine (allowing ... more

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Facelift Buys British

6 September 2005 Email this article

We have recently ordered a further 10 brand new machines from British Manufacturer Ascendant Access Ltd after initially purchasing one earlier this year. Due for delivery in October, these new machines offer a working height of 22metres, enhanced working loads of 280kgs and a much greater working outreach of 17metres compared with other machines of its type. The variable jacking facility offers a ... more

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£1000 Reward Offered?.

20 July 2004 Email this article

For information leading to the safe return of our stolen Nifty 170 HDET trailer mounted access platform, serial number 17-10007. This was last seen in the Liverpool area. If you have any information which could help trace the whereabouts of our machine, please do not hesitate to contact Jane Lawrence on 01444 881122 or email jlawrence@facelift.co.uk Please note that all calls will be dealt with ... more

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