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Kennesaw, Georgia, USA, Oct. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA), the premier professional organization in the industry, recognized the extraordinary achievements of BrandSafway with three Project Awards during the SAIA Annual Convention & Exposition in Boston in August 2022, as follows:
- Mast Driven Hoists and Platforms Project of the Year Award: Central Park Tower, New York City
Provided tallest hoist on a common tower and world’s largest continuous rack and pinion hoist
- Supported Scaffold Project of the Year Award: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Designed and installed debris shield and plywood barrier to withstand winds up to 90 miles per hour
- Innovation Award: Fort St. John, British Columbia
Engineered custom motorized carrier combined with a hydraulic self-leveling platform for water-intake conduits at hydro dam
“We thank SAIA for recognizing the efforts of the BrandSafway teams whose work goes above and beyond the ordinary to provide our customers with the safest, most productive and innovative access solutions,” said Karl Fessenden, BrandSafway president & CEO.
World Record Hoist Complex
Central Park Tower, located on “billionaires’ row” and overlooking Central Park, is the highest residential tower in the world and the second tallest building in New York City. Lendlease Corporation contracted with SafwayAtlantic by BrandSafway to design, supply, install and dismantle a six-car construction hoist complex. The common tower reached the 99th floor, a world-record height of 1,515 feet 6 inches and was erected and dismantled without incident. The common tower is made from shoring and scaffolding components decked at each entry level for access. SafwayAtlantic also equipped the hoist complex with a Hydro Mobile mast climber positioned above the hoist cars. This improved scheduling efficiency and eliminated interference between construction crews and tower erection crews.
Managing the sheer load of the…