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You can find all the latest news from the heavy and abnormal transport sector and the heavy lifting industry here, including new equipment and legislation, and recent information from manufacturers and operators. Click on the headline to read the full story, or use the search facility below to find specific information.

Tradelossa, Faktor 5, Goldhofer, axle lines, specialist transport, girder frame
Tradelossa, Faktor 5, Goldhofer, axle lines, specialist transport, girder frame

Two anniversaries and a new Faktor 5 for Tradelossa

In 2018 Tradelossa, headquartered in Durango, Mexico, celebrates its 45th anniversary. The company offers all-in-one solutions for the heavy haul and abnormal load transportation industry and handles national and international logistics operations in North and South America. “As a leader ...

Three companies, one MegaMAX solution!

US companies Dagen Trucking Company, Stephen Izzi Trucking & Rigging Inc. and DeMase Trucking & Rigging handled a common project, recently moving the first railcars for Boston’s new Orange Line from the port of New York City to Massachusetts. Arriving from China, they were the first of ...

Goldhofer’s proven transport solutions at Intermat in Paris

At this year’s Intermat in Paris (23–28 April) the Goldhofer stand – 5B Ext 028 – will again offer a convincing demonstration of proven and innovative transport solutions. “A major trade show like this is a fine opportunity for us to present our modern systems and convince the industry of their ...

CTS East transport 100t lime cooler on Faymonville modules

The transport distances in South Africa are considerable. So, it was no mean feat to transport this lime cooler from Richards Bay to Nelspruit, with operator, CTS East covering a distance of almost 373 miles. The 9 metres long item, weighing 100 tons rolled through the country on Faymonville ...

An Eye-Catcher from Faymonville to ST Crane Hire in South Africa

This 8-axle MultiMAX semi-trailer from Faymonville will certainly be an eye-catcher on South African roads! The colour, a trademark of customer ST Crane Hire Pty Ltd – the deal completed by company Saxeni Equipment. Together, they recently visited the Faymonville factories for training on ...

SNCF Réseau ideally served by Faymonville

For specialists, from specialists: SNCF Réseau, responsible to manage, operate and develop the French rail network, invested in a specific, 100% electric and completely automated machine to replace railway points. This machine has been produced by the French company Cipal and is called “Rapace ...

Goldhofer leading the way on sustainable product cycles

The addition of two further ISO certificates to its corporate governance profile is part of a clear strategy pursued by Goldhofer to improve the sustainability of all processes within the Goldhofer Group on a cost-effective basis. With certification of its environmental management system ...

Nooteboom Manoovr ideal transport solution for Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1

For the transport of crane ballast within the 10-tonne legislative limit Nooteboom offers two ideal transport solutions: The flatbed Ballasttrailer with counter-steering and the latest Manoovr Ballasttrailer. Since the introduction of the 6-axle Manoovr Ballasttrailer in the middle of last year ...

Rugged reliability levels see Midwest Plant return to Volvo Trucks

Midwest Plant of Brecon, South Wales has put a new Volvo FH16-750 tractor unit into operation. The 6×4 tractor unit is plated for 80-tonne operations and its purchase came after the rugged performance of a Volvo FH12, acquired as a used truck by the company in 2009. Midwest Plant director, ...

Goldhofer modules active on the Kuala Lumpur Metro project

Xin Hwa Holdings was founded in 1965 and is now one of the leading transport companies in Malaysia, with a subsidiary operating in Singapore. The logistics services provider has won a contract to deliver components to Kuala Lumpur’s prestigious MRT construction project. Work on the network for ...

R.K. Bell Group Ltd returns to Volvo Trucks

Long-established construction, civil engineering, plant hire and surfacing specialist, R.K. Bell Group Ltd., of Bridgwater, have recently taken delivery of a new Volvo 13-litre FH-500 tractor unit. The new truck represents a welcome return to the Volvo brand for the company after a break of ...

Argentinean company AESA goes Goldhofer

AESA is specialised in engineering, construction, manufacturing, and services to the energy industry. This company belonging to YPF S.A was founded in 1948 and today is one of Argentina’s largest EPC companies. AESA has extensive experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry while ...

28 new Faymonville trailers for the Capelle Group

The special transport division of the Capelle Group, based in Vezenobres, France, has placed an order with Faymonville for 28 semi-trailers from the TeleMAX, MultiMAX, MegaMAX and VarioMAX product range. The company has worked with Faymonville for more than 20 years and employs around 600 ...

Goldhofer with the World’s Strongest Rope for the German Zugspitzbahn

For walkers and winter visitors, there are two ways to ride up to the summit of the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain – from the Tyrolean side in Austria or from Garmisch-Partenkirchen on the cable car called the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn, where four new track ropes were installed in May and ...

Enerpac Ultra-Flat Cylinders for Big Lifts in Small Spaces

Enerpac announces a new Ultra-Flat hydraulic cylinder series for those projects with small working space, starting at just 2.8cm, but large lifting requirements up to 1000 ton. The CULP-Series with lifting capacity 10 – 50 ton, and CUSP-Series 10 – 1000 ton, are designed for applications where ...

New drive at Cometto!

As known, Cometto was taken over by the international Faymonville Group in April. With headquarters in Luxembourg Faymonville is the leading manufacturer of trailers for special and heavy duty transport. This family company employs around 950 people and runs production sites in Belgium, ...

BigMove on the road on ‘dream ships’ from Faymonville

The term ‘dream ship’ is part of the common jargon within the BigMove group. It refers to the 3-axle low bed semi-trailers delivered by the manufacturer Faymonville in 2007. It’s a success story that has now been continued. That’s because the 21 new extendable MegaMAX ...

Kahl expands its fleet with two FlexMAX dolly trailers from Faymonville

Kahl Schwerlast GmbH from Moers (Germany) is one of the European specialists in the handling of demanding special and heavy lift projects. Thanks to the acquisition of two FlexMAX self-steering dolly combinations from Faymonville, the company can now expand its service range. Long and heavy – ...

RosRAO plays it safe with Scheuerle SPMT

• Russian Rosatom subsidiary RosRAO relies on precise and safe Scheuerle SPMT for handling of radioactive materials • Equipment is used for moving decommissioned reactor departments of nuclear submarines • On-site operator training by Scheuerle at RosRAO facility ensures safe vehicle operation ...

New Goldhofer heavy-duty combination for the Stingel company

Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft has delivered a second XLE low loader to the Stingel Group, which is headquartered in the Swabian town of Schwenningen. With its business units for Heavy Haul and Construction Material Recycling, the company is active throughout Germany. In keeping with the saying ...

HTA Popup

Published in March 2018, this fantastic 220 page, A4 Landscape Yearbook, designed and published by HeavyTorque, reflects the continued growth, and achievements of the Heavy Transport Association (HTA). Printed full-colour throughout, this is a must-read for those with an interest in the heavy and specialist transportation sector – very much recognised as the ‘bible of the industry’.