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ESTA Awards 2015 – The Winners…

ESTA Awards 2015 – The Winners…

After an opening speech from ESTA president and managing director of UK heavy haulage company Collett & Sons, David Collett, the presentation of awards got underway. The winners of the ESTA Awards 2015 were as follows:

Combined techniques
Sarens (Netherlands) 
For its work involving the renovation of the second busiest bridge over the busiest waterway in the Netherlands.

Transport: trailer and load under 120 tonnes
Ville Silvasti Transport (Finland)
For the transport of two 800 cu m water tanks over 300 km using adapter trailers designed for wind turbine tower sections.

Cranes, telescopic, lifting capacity over 120 tonnes
Vernazza Autogru (Italy)
For a job which involved removing a locomotive and first carriage of an intercity passenger train that had been derailed by a landslip.

Safety
Mammoet Europe
For the innovative COGAS Auxiliary Hoist which constantly adjusts the position of the hook to a centre of gravity during a lift.

Cranes, telescopic, lifting capacity less than 120 tonnes
Wagenborg
For a project to lift air conditioning equipment onto the roof of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Security in the Netherlands.

Innovation – end user
ALE
For the development of the Mega Jack 800.

Transport: trailer and load over 120 tonnes
ALE
For the transport of a transformer from Stafford, UK to Ellesmere Port.

Cranes, lattice boom
Sarens (Belgium)
For the erection of three wind turbines for the Enercon wind park in the Netherlands using a Terex CC 8800-1 equipped with the new Boom Booster.

Innovation – manufacturer
Liebherr-Werk Ehingen
For its innovative new crane, the LTM 1300-6.2, which incorporates a completely new concept for the superstructure drive unit – a single carrier engine.

SPMT
Mammoet Europe
For the assembly of two 5,000-tonne decks for a new bridge over the Botlek waterway in Rotterdam at the Mammoet Heavy Lift terminal in Schiedam.

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