When cranes don't reach!!!
Installation of Commonwealth Bank [Com
Bank] Sign at 363 George Street Sydney for Insight Signs.
The Com Bank logo, constructed into two
5.2 x 5.2 x 0.6 meter light boxes weighing approximately
1 tonne each, were lifted through the slat structures
using industrial rope access and rigging techniques.
The challenge was in lifting the 1 tonne
logo pieces, [without cranes] and fitting the fully
constructed sign through the 3.8 meter building slats
with out touching and damaging the sign.
The west facing sign was quite straight
forward, while the east side provided a challenge. The
east sign was lifted as a square at the center and maneuvered
through the slats using industrial rope methods specifically
developed to ensure the sign was erected in an efficient
cost effective manner.
When clear of the slats the sign was
was turned into the familiar Com Bank diamond shape
and fixed 100m above George Street.
Com Bank proudly lit the Sydney skyline
within 5 hours from lift to complete attachment.
Skyworkers most recent project was for
the Sydney Festival, a banner displaying the work of
Artist Michael Riley called "CLOUD"
The banner was installed on Circular
Quay Railway Station using a frame designed to clamp
onto the heritage listed facade.
The banners was 50m * 4.2m printed on
a breeze cloth by Cactus Imaging