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Merger creates industry’s largest global provider of engineered heavy lifting and transport services
Merger creates industry’s largest global provider of engineered heavy lifting and transport services

Mammoet completes acquisition of ALE

Merger creates industry’s largest global provider of engineered heavy lifting and transport services Mammoet is happy to confirm that as of January 8, 2020, the acquisition of ALE has been completed, and the businesses will now operate as one company under the Mammoet brand. Integration Over ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

ALE Crane Methodology Saves Significant Costs on Steel Mill Build

ALE’s in-house engineering team has used its expertise to save site costs and devise a lifting design that optimised the site during multiple crane lifts throughout January in Mexico. The global heavylifting leaders were contracted to lift modules, ranging from roof panels to plant modules, as ...

ALE’s AL.SK350 Performs One of North America’s Biggest Land Lifts

ALE AL.SK350 has performed one of North America’s heaviest crane lifts using a land based heavylift crane, lifting the 3179.5 US t (2,884.4 metric tonnes) MRU module, for an oil and gas project in Texas, USA. The unrivalled 354,000te/m load moment and long outreach of the world’s largest ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

ALE Jacks-up topside 14m and aids speedier load-out

The time and cost efficiency of ALE’s Mega Jack system has been demonstrated while completing a 14m-high jack-up of a topside in Mexico. As the Mega Jack had its own starter beams, extensive time and cost savings were made as the client did not need to fabricate temporary beams. For a ...

ALE use Mega Jack to install Perth bridge

ALE has used its innovative Mega Jack system to lift both halves of the main arch of Matagarup Bridge in Perth, Australia. ALE executed the complex lifting and installation works for two 400t steel wishbones that form the large central arch of the bridge, with the completed arch reaching 72m ...

ALE completes another record breaking 3,000t lift

ALE has broken another industry record when performing the heaviest ever land based crane lift using a jib whilst working on Total’s Egina FPSO module integration project in Nigeria. The FPSO module ‘S2’ weighed a total load of 2,810t and was lifted using ALE’s unique AL.SK350 crane and heavy ...

ALE’s record-breaking evaporator move in Saudi Arabia

ALE has broken another world record to transport the world’s heaviest evaporator, weighing 5,134t, in Saudi Arabia. The global heavylifting contractor was contracted to perform the full delivery scope of the evaporator as well as the steam transformers, lime filters and brine manifold to the ...

ALE completes landmark lift of HM Bark Endeavour

ALE has completed a landmark crane lift of the historic HM Bark Endeavour ship, weighing 274t, in Stockton-on-Tees. HM Bark Endeavour, one of only two full-scale replicas in the world of the ship commanded by explorer Captain James Cook for his voyage to Australia and New Zealand, needed to be ...

ALE saves time and costs on wind projects with latest tower cranes

ALE has added three new tower cranes to their extensive global fleet that are expected to make cost and time savings for clients in the wind sector. The innovative K1650L crane has lifting capabilities like no other free-standing tower crane on the wind energy market, with an increased lifting ...

ALE utilises innovative barge for wind component load-out

The ALE SARAH S barge has been deployed on its inaugural job to transport transition pieces (TPs) as part an offshore wind project in the UK. ALE was contracted to provide the specialist offshore engineering as well as the marine transportation, sea-fastening, load-out and ballasting of over ...

ALE go for gold with Parque Roca roof installation

ALE has completed the roof installation of the Olympic Parque Roca swimming pool in Buenos Aries, Argentina. The lifts were performed in December and finished in January. ALE installed six sections, weighing up to 50t, as well as a springboard and steel structure, using a 600t crawler crane ...