Fighting the Towers’ Thieves

Workplaces at height are hard to reach for the authorized workers, but sometimes too easy to reach for unauthorized people with bad intentions. Ladders, climbing bolts, ropes and other structures installed on the towers may represent an effortless access for thieves and other criminals. The problem is particulary relevant in the telecommunications industry, where the valuable technical equipment on top of the tower attracts thieves especially...

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HighStep and the Umbrellas for Mecca!

Yet another revolutionary application for HighStep, this time the future of climbing reaches the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Over 15 million Muslims from all over the world visit Mecca every year and the unbearable Saudi Arabian heat can become dangerous when such a huge amount of people group together to pray around the holy Kaaba. A solution to provide a better experience to the Muslim pilgrims, who according to the Quran have to...

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The invisible Rail

Can you see the HighStep Rail on the tower on the left? No Photoshop involved. It’s just an effect of the special color of the Rail that, when the sun hits it, becomes invisible to the eye and blends in with the beautifully designed white Wintrack pylons. The aesthetic value of a climbing system is measured by its ability not to disturb and spoil the design of the tower where it’s mounted. A discreet system makes not only architects and...

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The HighStep Lift is certified!

The world’s first portable Lift, a compact machine that encompasses high level technology and latest engineering features, the most revolutionary HighStep product has finally been certifiedby Tüv Süd following the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC. This directive is a European Union directive concerning machinery, developed to ensure a common safety level in machinery placed on the market within the European Union. European directives set the...

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