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Collett Transport Unveil New Crane Vehicle
Collett Transport Unveil New Crane Vehicle

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Collett & Sons Girder Bridge Cellarhead Transformer Project

_______ AS PART OF THE NATIONAL GRID’S SUBSTATION UPGRADE PROGRAMME, COLLETT UNDERTOOK THE TRANSPORTATION OF SUPER GRID TRANSFORMERS USING A SCHEUERLE GIRDER BRIDGE. _______ Following the delivery of a super grid transformer to Cellarhead Substation, Stoke-on-Trent, Collett’s Projects and Heavy ...

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 the specialist 550 Tonne capacity Scheuerle girder bridge, and accompanied by two heavy tractor units in push/pull formation, the 69.6m long combination ...

Enerpac 1000 Tonne Jack-Up for Collett Turbine and Generator Lift

Leading heavy lift and specialist transportation company, Collett Transport, have completed their first project utilising an Enerpac JS-250 Jack-Up system, installing a 100 Tonne Siemens steam turbine SST-600 and 60 Tonne generator at a new incinerator plant in Hull, UK. Working within tight ...

Introducing Collett (Ireland) Ltd

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new subsidiary company Collett (Ireland) Ltd. Collett have been operating across UK, Ireland and Europe for over 40 years, servicing our clients transport requirements with our specialist vehicles and trailers as and when required, and furthermore ...

Collett & Sons Ltd: 140 Tonnes from Kilnhurst to Immingham

With 140 Tonnes of deaerator vessel destined for Immingham Dock, South Yorkshire’s Charles Thompson Ltd appointed Collett & Sons to facilitate the route planning, transport and port agency services for the cumbersome 28m long cargo. Due to the size of the loaded vehicle our Team completed ...

Collett & Sons Ltd: Faymonville additions to the fleet

We’ve added two new Faymonville trailers to our fleet, one 2 axle MegaMAX and one 3 axle MultiMAX. Firstly the 2 axle MegaMAX semi-trailer with extremely low transport deck. Due to its super low loading height this provides the ideal solution for transporting tall loads or skid loading ...

Collett & Sons Ltd: 115 miles with three skid units

With three skid units each weighing in at 47Tonnes, 19Tonnes and 16Tonnes, Collett we’re appointed by Maloney Metalcraft to provide transport solutions for all three cargoes. Originating at Whiteley Read Engineering, each of the cargoes would be required to travel 115 miles to the Port of ...

European hauliers form the Route To Space Alliance!

Five highly established hauliers from across Europe have joined together to offer a bespoke transport and logistics service specifically tailored to the aerospace, astrospace and research laboratory industries. French company Chabrillac, UK based Collett Group, Switzerland’s Friderici Spécial ...

Collett transforming Burbo Bank Wind Farm

Collett’s Girder Bridge Trailer is called into action once again, this time to facilitate the delivery of two 200Te transformers destined for the onshore substation at Burbo Bank. With construction underway on Burbo Bank Extension, DONG Energy required the delivery and installation of two 200Te ...

HeavyTorque: Exclusive road test – DAF XF-510 FTM 8×4

Whilst HeavyTorque is a subscription only title, we had to share our first exclusive! Road test DAF XF-510 FTM 8×4 DAF’s new XF heavy haulage tractor is now in service, and one of the first in the UK is already working hard for Collett & Sons Ltd. Ian Norwell joined the truck on it’s ...

Wind subsidy threat to UK transport industry

Early closure of the UK government’s subsidy scheme for onshore wind energy development would mean cancellation of around 250 projects and major negative impact on the large proportion of the crane and transport industry serving this area of the market.

DOLL 3 Axle bogie enters UK market

For the first time in over 10 years, a DOLL 3 axle Bogie trailer has entered the UK market, destined to be the latest addition to the specialist trailer fleet of Collett. Produced in Germany by specialist trailer manufacturer DOLL Fahrzeugbau AG, this new acquisition, a 3 axle hydraulic ...

The Heavies 2015: The heavy haulage awards

The Heavies 2015: Recognising Industry Excellence A night of celebration The commercial vehicle industry is one of the unsung heroes of British business and commerce. It keeps the wheels of UK PLC on the move. Building and maintaining infrastructure to feed renewal and growth is vital, and the ...

Scheuerle Four-Axle Power Boost for Collett Heavy Transport

New to the Collett Heavy Transport fleet, a four axle power booster module complete with power pack. Compatible with the Scheuerle Intercombi and Eurocombi modules, the addition of the power booster and pack increases Collett’s SPMT fleet by 70 axle lines.

Collett Take Ownership of New 550 Tonne Girder Bridge

At a joint event in Pfedelbach on Wednesday 25th June, the new SCHEUERLE STB 550 girder bridge, with a payload of 550 tonnes, was unveiled and officially handed to new owners Collett Transport.  Presented by SCHEUERLE and TII Group, the impressive STB 550 is not only extraordinary due to its ...