JMS powered access selected for energy from waste plant

Leading powered access specialist JMS is supplying a range of access platforms backed by comprehensive service support to assist in the construction of a £¼billion waste to energy facility.

Its super boom lifts tracked spider booms are being used for steel erection at the huge site in Avonmouth near Bristol, as shown by our exclusive powered access drone video.

JMS is providing a dedicated powered access rental service for a market-leading steel erection framework company working for the project’s building civils contractor Clugston.

Right access platform mix

Mark Jackson, JMS Managing Director, said: “On complex major projects like this, contractors are under pressure to deliver outsting performance while maintaining the highest stards of safety sustainability.

“JMS is able to supply the right mix of access platforms, including super booms ultra booms, needed to meet these dems. Contractors know we stock the most modern machines with latest technology high levels of reliability.”

Platforms selected from JMS’s hire fleet include Genie SX180 ultra booms, JLG 800AJ 600AJ boom lifts, Genie Z60 boom lifts Hinowa Lightlift 26.14 Lightlift 33.17 spider booms. All are being supplied with power to the basket.

Low carbon energy

Once operational, the £252million energy recovery facility (ERF) will have capacity to generate 34MW of low carbon energy, supplying the National Grid with enough electricity to power 44,000 homes.

It will enable local authorities business to transform 320,000 tonnes of non-recyclable residual waste each year into renewable energy, which would otherwise go to lfill.

Genie SX180 boom lifts have a maximum working height of 56.56m a maximum outreach of 24.38m. JLG 800AJ articulating boom lifts deliver maximum working heights of 26.38m outreach of 16.45m.


Industry-leading spider booms

The Hinowa Lightlift 26.14 Performance IIIS has a maximum working height of 25.70m maximum outreach of 13.75m. While the LL Hinowa 33.17 has a max working height of 32.6m an outreach of up to 16.5m.

The tracked spider booms are needed to work on low load bearing floor in the ERF above infrastructure service channels for electricity, fibre-optic cabling water supply.

Hinowa spider booms deliver industry-leading performance in such conditions. They also have unrivalled outreach give operatives full basket capacity throughout the working envelope.

This supports high levels of productivity, including minimising the number of times the platforms need to be moved to work across multiple locations.

For more information the JMS powered access hire service for major construction project, call 0845 475 0000.