To search, type and hit enter.

Scheuerle equipment assists Gulf Haulage Heavy Lift Co. erect Saudi Arabia’s first wind power plant

Gulf Haulage Heavy Lift Co. Erect Saudi Arabia's First Wind Farm

Scheuerle equipment assists Gulf Haulage Heavy Lift Co. erect Saudi Arabia’s first wind power plant

  • Gulf Haulage Heavy Lift Co. transports Saudi Arabia`s first wind power plant on 36 Scheuerle SPMT axle lines
  • Milestone for renewable energies in oil-rich Saudi Arabia

SPMTs from Scheuerle recently made a substantial contribution in the creation of a very historic moment. In the Saudi Arabian town of Dharan, they were deployed by the Gulf Haulage Heavy Lift Co. to erect the first Saudi Arabian wind turbine facility. 36 SPMT axle lines moved the 58 metre long rotor blades – three of many that will follow in due course. GHHL decided in favour of using an SPMT because the route to the installation site passed through an oil refinery and featured a number of difficult passages which had to be carefully negotiated. Thanks to the comprehensive range of available electronic steering programs, SPMTs from the TII Group bring the required manoeuvrability for such difficult routes “ex works”. By 2023, Saudi Arabia aims to produce 9,500 megawatts of wind and solar power. The wind turbine erected in Dharan is the first step in this direction supplying 250 households with energy each year thus saving 18,600 barrels of oil annually.

For meeting the diverse transport requirements present in the wind power sector, the TII Group manufactures special transport solutions such as the wind turbine blade transporter developed and patented by Scheuerle. With its lifting, lowering and slewing function, this ensures easier manoeuvring in tight corners as well as on uneven terrain or reaching assembly sites situated in forested areas. “With an installation angle up to 70°, our customers can transport rotor blades virtually in an upright position using our rotor blade adapter and thus easily and safely avoid any obstacles”, explained Bernd Schwengsbier, Managing Director of TII Sales.

Scheuerle, Nicolas, Kamag and Tiiger also offer suitable equipment for the transport of machine houses and wind tower segments. The portfolio ranges from tower adapters and supporting tips for wind tower transports, telescopic trailers for simple and economical rotor blade transports through to modular self-propelled or towed platform trailers for the transportation of nacelles.

You may also like:

Goldhofer at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hannover

The Goldhofer trade fair team was highly satisfied with the outcome of this year’s IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover. At the end of ...

Long or short – TPE relies on the Faymonville PrefaMAX

Alsace in the east of France is one of the core areas for the transport of precast concrete elements. Several manufacturers are located in the ...

Ellesmere Port to Cellarhead Substation

Over two days in July the Collett Team turned heads as they travelled across the North West with a 170 Tonne Super Grid Transformer. Loaded to ...

DAF XF gives extra lift to Askey fleet

H.Askey Transport has taken delivery of a DAF XF 480 6×2 tractor with single-mounted trailing axle, plus a PM 38.5SP crane to increase the ...

Announcement

HeavyTorque White Logo

It is with regret, that the HeavyTorque team have decided to take a stand based on an industry-wide ‘blind eye’ to the waste in the magazine and periodicals business.

HeavyTorque (#15, July 2018) was the final issue to grace the shop shelves, both on the High Street and across the travel network. As part of our onward strategy to adapt, HeavyTorque will now be distributed exclusively through controlled circulation and available through printed subscription.

Please note, this change will only affect newsstand purchasers. There will be no change for our loyal print subscribers.

Why the newsstand change? Quite simply, we can no longer (in good conscience) participate in a distribution programme that creates such an inherent waste of our precious natural resources – and money.

For those of you who have enjoyed HeavyTorque from the newsstand, we sincerely appreciate your business – and we would hope that you’ve enjoyed the magazine enough to consider a direct subscription?

Single Issues

If you prefer to purchase individual issues (one at a time), you will still have the ability to do so, both online (via the website), or by calling our offices +44 (0) 1572 3450872. Orders for single issues received before the pre-publication deadline will be mailed along with the subscribers.

Current and Back Issues

Our website also caters for those looking to purchase back issues. To browse Back Issue availability, follow this link: https://www.heavytorque.co.uk/shop/

Annual Subscription (UK/Europe and Rest of the World)

Never miss a beat, and keep up with every issue of the magazine via an annual subscription. To purchase your annual subscription, please visit: https://www.heavytorque.co.uk/subscribe/

It remains our objective, philosophy, and goal to provide our readers with the best content available, together with stunning feature photography. We do hope you will continue to support our venture!