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The Rion Antirion Bridge in Greece inspected and maintained by Hydrokarst Located in Greece, the Rion Antirion Bridge is considered a masterpiece of technology and engineering. It connects the Peloponnesus to mainland Greece. To ensure it remains intact, the French company Hydrokarst conducts inspection and maintenance on this cable-stayed bridge. Learn more about how this team of rope-access professionals coordinates operations at this truly extraordinary work site. Rope access and confined space
10 photos of acrobatics at work Rope work often requires flexibility and imagination to reach the most difficult-to-access places. Through the following selection of photos, Petzl provides a quick snapshot of some truly unusual situations… Tree care
Tree removal: how to dismantle a tree Among arborists, tree removal is considered its own specialty. Dismantling technique requires a great deal of experience, intimate knowledge of tree behavior, working well as a two person team, and using the right gear. To better understand this profession, we traveled to a work site in the South of France to meet with Laurent Pierron, an arborist who took us step by step through the process. Tree care
Labor of love: wind turbine tower maintenance High above the clouds...It is 11 in the morning, in Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Bavaria, Germany. Michael Körner and Timo Holub are back at the headquarter offices of Max Bögl, one of Germany's the largest private construction companies. The two men are on their way back from Ursensollen, a city 30 km away, where they conducted maintenance on a wind turbine tower this morning. Today, they worked close to the office and so were able to take the time to talk to us about their profession: wind turbine tower maintenance. Most of the time, they spend their week traveling throughout Germany, scaling wind turbines up to 143 meters tall to ensure that they remain in proper working order. Energy and networks