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Collet & Sons Provide Turntable Tech for Severfield Girders

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Collet & Sons Provide Turntable Tech for Severfield Girders
Collet & Sons Provide Turntable Tech for Severfield Girders

Collet & Sons Provide Turntable Tech for Severfield Girders

As part of the Highways England M20 Junction Improvement Scheme, Severfield UK, on behalf of principle contractor VINCI, appointed Collett to facilitate delivery of six paired plate girders. Required to travel half of the length of the country, each of the six loads originated at Severfield’s ...

Dynamic Specialized Move on Faymonville Modular Axle Lines

For its heavy haul and rigging projects, US company Dynamic Specialized from New Kent, Virginia opts for a fleet of Faymonville ModulMAX G-SL. To move a transformer for a local substation in Newport News, the specialists assembled the trailer in a 4+6 combination with flat deck. “We had a ...

Hämmerle Spezialtransporte Tools for the High Mountains

The Austrian mountains don’t just offer an adrenaline rush for outdoor athletes. Heavy transport companies also break out in a cold sweat when they have to manoeuvre their vehicles up and down the winding roads. There’s hardly any opportunity to enjoy the unique panorama. Absolute concentration ...

Faymonville Hydraulic MegaMAX New for Agriculture

New developments are moving into in all industries. Reacting to them and offering technical solutions is one of the strengths of the Faymonville Group. A newly developed 2-axle low bed semi-trailer has now been added to the range for transport tasks in agriculture. “The loading platform ...

ALE Bespoke Solution for Historic Second World War Rescue Vessel

ALE has designed bespoke equipment to complete the jacking, transportation and installation of a fragile Second World War rescue vessel, Rescue Motor Launch (RML) 497, in Hartlepool, UK. The specially-tailored solution minimised disruption at the docks and during the heavy haulage ...

New State of the Art 8×8 Crane Vehicle for Collett!

Check out the latest addition to the Collett & Sons Ltd fleet; a new MAN TGS 41.480 8×8 Tractor Unit fitted with a Fassi F1150RA.2.26 115 Tonne/Meter Crane. Once again, Collett Transport is providing industry leading equipment with an impressive 115 Tonne/Meter crane mounted on an ...

ALE Completes Challenging 1,000km Delivery of Wind Components in Thailand

Demonstrating their expertise in logistics, civils works and the complete turnkey solution, ALE has completed the transportation of heavy wind components through a challenging 1,000km route to the Rom Klao wind farm in Mukdahan, eastern Thailand. Starting in April 2018, ALE was contracted for ...

ALE Performs First 5,000t Load Application Test Operation in London

ALE has used its in-house expertise to design, supply, install and perform a bespoke onsite load application, the first load test of its kind in Europe when conducting the progressive loading of a test pile in central London, UK. At 5121t, it was also the highest load test on a pile within ...

Krebs Korrosionsschutz take Cometto to Rostock and Lubmin

At the Rostock and Lubmin sites, Krebs Korrosionsschutz GmbH has been working with the company Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH for many years. Now, Cometto also contributes to this cooperation. This is because the Krebs Group relies on the 24 axle lines of the self-propelled Cometto MSPE. The ...

Safety Comes First for ALE in Singapore

ALE’s operational expertise and focus on safety has been demonstrated during the heavy transportation and lifting operations of an FPSO project in Singapore. ALE was tasked with transporting, lifting and installing eight modules, weighing up to 1,820t, onto an FPSO for the Liza Destiny FPSO ...

ALE USA Expands with New Team and Strategic Office Move

As part of their expansion in the USA, ALE has set up a permanent branch by moving offices to the Houston, I-10 Energy Corridor, and expanded their US operational capability by recruiting additional experienced personnel and investing in the latest heavy lifting and transport equipment. The ...

Marr Contracting Awarded 1915 Çanakkale Bridge Project

Australian-based heavy lifting tower crane specialists, Marr Contracting Pty Ltd (The Men From Marr’s), have been awarded the contract to deliver specialized heavy lifting crane services on the construction of the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge and Motorway Project in Turkey. Joint venture project ...

Collett & Sons Complete Dorenell’s 59 Turbines Deliveries

Delivering one of the largest renewable projects in 2018, the Collett team began delivering Dorenell Wind Farm, near Dufftown, currently the largest Contract for Difference (CfD) project in the UK for onshore wind. The task of transporting all the components and ancillary equipment for 59 ...

ALE Begin Operations on First Wind Project in the Gulf Region

ALE has demonstrated its wind expertise and turnkey capabilities as they start the receiving operations of wind components in Oman for the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) first-ever wind farm. The global heavylifting contractor has been contracted for the full turnkey scope for the Dhofar Wind ...

Myshak Crane & Rigging Uses Hydra-Slide Equipment at Nitrogen Site

Myshak Crane & Rigging utilized its entire fleet of Hydra-Slide hydraulic skidding equipment in addition to various other heavy rigging tools to changeout a horizontal converter at a fertilizer production plant in Alberta, Canada recently. The old and new converters weighed 514 tonnes and ...

Volvo Trucks Power Machine Movements at James Garside & Son Ltd

Family-run machinery movers, James Garside & Son Ltd. of Boothtown, near Halifax in West Yorkshire opted for power and performance when it ordered a new double Volvo FH-540 drive tractor unit for its transport operations working across the UK and moving anything from single machines right ...

Faymonville Low Bed Power for Geo Transport and Construction Inc

A well-thought technical conception of the truck-trailer combination is the elementary base to make successful transport projects possible. Company Geo Transport and Construction Inc. from Cebu in the Philippines had some specific requirements on their material. Faymonville realized the ...

Collett & Sons Deliver Willenhall Super Grid Transformer

Collet’s third girder bridge project in a four week period, this time the team were off to Willenhall Substation. Having already delivered Cellarhead and Lovedean in the previous weeks, this would be the third of their August National Grid projects, and with the 170 Tonne transformer ...

Nooteboom Introduces NOVAB 3.0 Axle Load Calculation

Always a clear overview of the axle loads! With NoVAB 3.0 Cloud it is now even quicker and easier to calculate the optimal load positions for all vehicle combinations to prevent exceeding the maximum axle loads. NOVAB – The Nooteboom Vehicle Axle Load Calculation programme was developed by ...

Lifthing NV Enerpac Gantry for Therapy Unit Install in Belgium

Industrial installation company, Lifthing NV, has completed installation of proton therapy units at the University Hospitals Leuven (UZ Leuven), Belgium’s first proton therapy center. An Enerpac SBL500 gantry was used to lower two 57-ton synchrocyclotrons and a 75-ton therapy unit into the ...

ALE’s Agreement Increases Port Services for Renewables Sector

ALE has expanded its heavylifting services by establishing a non-disclosure agreement with the Port of Dundee and OM Heavy Lift to provide the full service of port operations. ALE, the global heavylifting specialists who provide the handling, transportation and installation of heavy loads with ...

DAF Dealers Pick-Up Top Honours at Commercial Motor Awards

Ford & Slater and Brian Currie both scoop top awards Apprentice of the Year and Dealer Principal of the Year won respectively Imperial Commercials highly commended in Forecourt category Awards recognises industry’s best is truck sales, aftersales and support services DAF Dealers Ford & ...

ALE Expands Mega Jack 300 Fleet and Capabilities in Europe

ALE has expanded its Mega Jack 300 fleet, the next-generation jacking solution, throughout Europe for upcoming civils projects. Launched in 2018, the latest jacking innovation is a compact and versatile system that enables site optimisation and project efficiency. Offering a superior solution ...

Straightpoint Wins Product Award at Speedy Expo 2018

Straightpoint’s (SP) Bluetooth-enabled Radiolink plus load cell and accompanying HHP app were named Lifting Product of the Year at the largest Speedy Expo ever, which took place at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool at the turn of the month. Speedy has a specialist lifting division that offers an ...

Record pressure vessels moved on Cometto MSPE

Italian engineering company Fagioli S.p.A. recently handled the transport of two huge vessels. It was the biggest project ever done within the port of Marghera. The two hydrocracking reactors with a combined total weight of more than 3000t have been manufactured at Italian ATB Riva Calzoni ...

Hiab completes the acquisition of Effer cranes

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has completed the acquisition of Effer S.p.A. from CTE Group. Signing of the transaction was announced on 31 July 2018. For Hiab as the global leader in on-road load handling solutions, this acquisition means a significant advancement in its ambition to be leader in ...

New Andover Trailers plant body for AH Plant Hire

Chester-based AH Plant Hire has taken delivery of a new bespoke-built Andover Trailers plant body, an upgrade for the company’s original Andover build, which entered service 14 years ago and is still in operation today. The new body, mounted to a 32-tonne 8×2 rear steer Scania G450, joins ...

Myers celebrates 50 years with three 90th Anniversary DAFs.

BJ Myers Transport, the Kent traction operator founded in 1968, has taken delivery of three DAF ‘90th Anniversary Edition’ XF 530 FTG twin-steer 6×2 tractors as part of celebrating its 50 years in business. The trucks are in the special DAF 90th Anniversary colour choices; one in special ...