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AFI supplies Cleveland Bridge's tram contract

18 Apr 13 Powered access hire firm AFI has supplied seven boom lifts to Cleveland Bridge for work on the Nottingham Express Transit tramline system.

One of the Haulotte HA16PX boom lifts on the job
One of the Haulotte HA16PX boom lifts on the job

Cleveland Bridge UK is installing five bridges on the tram network. To overcome the problem of accessing part of the site over a flood relief channel, it has hired a JLG 800AJ boom, which has a horizontal outreach of 15.74m and a platform height of 24.38m.

It is also using five Haulotte HA16PX boom lifts “because they have very good manoeuvrability and provide sufficient reach for us to work on the bridge structures”, said project manager Ronnie Long.

To keep the noise down when working at night, a Genie bi-energy boom is also on hire from AFI.

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