Contractors World UK & Ireland Vol 3 No 6 - page 18

Brookfield Multiplex has installed three
Alimak construction hoists, which are
now fully operational at The Tower,
One St George Wharf, London SW8.
This is a St George South London
project and, when completed, the tower
will reach a height of 185 meters. This
will make it one of the tallest residential
buildings in Europe.
Alimak Hek were contracted by
Brookfield Multiplex Europé to supply
the construction hoists to work in
combination with a common tower
system.
High speed construction
hoists
Two Alimak Scando 650 FC-S
high speed construction hoists
(100 m/min
) have been
installed because this model
has been specifically designed
to speed up construction time
and save costs.
On The Tower, full
height
transit
time has
been reduced to just 90
seconds, compared
to
over 4 minutes using
standard hoists. The
hoists also
incorpo-
rate VFC drives which
New heights
for Alimak Hek
on The Tower
residential
building
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