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Collet & Sons Provide Turntable Tech for Severfield Girders
Collet & Sons Provide Turntable Tech for Severfield Girders

Collet & Sons Provide Turntable Tech for Severfield Girders

As part of the Highways England M20 Junction Improvement Scheme, Severfield UK, on behalf of principle contractor VINCI, appointed Collett to facilitate delivery of six paired plate girders. Required to travel half of the length of the country, each of the six loads originated at Severfield’s ...

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 ...

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 ...

Transporting TBM Mary

With the National Grid being awarded the £100m contract to excavate a 5km tunnel under the River Humber to carry a replacement gas pipeline, Fracht UK Projects appointed trusted Partners Collett & Sons to collaboratively work with & deliver the disassembled tunnel boring machine from ...

Mercedes-Benz Arocs SLT heavy haulers weigh in for Collett

Heavy haulage industry ‘big hitter’ Collett has hailed its “fantastic” new Mercedes-Benz Arocs SLTs, after completing its first major assignment with the two purpose-built tractors. Winner of the prestigious Operator of the Year trophy at 2017’s The Heavies awards – its second success in the ...