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You can find all the latest news from the heavy and abnormal transport sector and the heavy lifting industry here, including new equipment and legislation, and recent information from manufacturers and operators. Click on the headline to read the full story, or use the search facility below to find specific information.

Dynamic Specialized Move on Faymonville Modular Axle Lines
Dynamic Specialized Move on Faymonville Modular Axle Lines

Dynamic Specialized Move on Faymonville Modular Axle Lines

For its heavy haul and rigging projects, US company Dynamic Specialized from New Kent, Virginia opts for a fleet of Faymonville ModulMAX G-SL. To move a transformer for a local substation in Newport News, the specialists assembled the trailer in a 4+6 combination with flat deck. “We had a ...

A seamless journey for Liebherrs flagship R9800

Liebherr, the German equipment manufacturer based in Switzerland partnered with Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services (WWL ALS) to get their new flagship the R9800 – one of the biggest mining excavators from its factory in Colmar, France ...

Goldhofer girder bridge officially presented to KAHL SCHWERLAST GmbH

Kahl Schwerlast GmbH places its trust in “Competence Squared” With the spectacular handover of an innovative high girder bridge to KAHL SCHWERLAST GmbH of Moers, Germany, Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft and the Greiner company, as partners in the project, once again made a big impression on the ...

Finnie Heavy Haulage premiere the 1st SL-AIR

Lockerbie based Finnie Heavy Haulage has the premiere: the very first SL-AIR! This unique innovation makes it possible to do things with a self-tracking trailer with air suspension that have not been previously possible, such as load 60 tonnes onto a 4-axle self-tracking trailer!! Finnie Heavy ...

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 ...

TYCAN Chain proving successful across a variety of markets

In collaboration with DSM Dyneema, Norway-based Load Solutions AS, a global provider of lashing and loading systems for the transport industry, will officially launch their innovative lightweight synthetic TYCAN Chain at the upcoming international trade show BreakBulk Europe 2015, May 18-21 in ...

Mercedes-Benz SLT weighs in with first Heavies award

An Arocs SLT heavy haulage tractor unit took centre stage at the inaugural Heavies celebration, where Mercedes-Benz carried off the ‘Vehicle Manufacturer of the Year’ trophy. Organised by the publishers of HeavyTorque, the only magazine dedicated to those for whom the abnormal is normal, the ...

Goldhofer’s MPA Axle Technology Crowned “Innovation of the Year”

Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft of Memmingen makes light work of heavy jobs. A case in point is the German company’s award-winning »MPA Axle Technology«, with the lightest independent suspension for heavy goods vehicles currently available on the market. For this groundbreaking innovation, for ...

Shaun Burton Transport stands out with Andover Trailers

Somerset-based construction equipment specialist Shaun Burton Transport has taken delivery of its fourth tri-axle semi-sloping step frame from Andover Trailers, for transporting rollers, pavers and other items of heavy plant. Shaun Burton Transport, which maintains a fleet of 12 trucks and six ...

Van der Vlist: Generating Green Energy

Zwaar Transport Twente and Van der Vlist have recently completed the transport of a biomass system, to generate energy from vegetables. It had to move from near Bielefeld in Germany all the way down to 2 locations just below Perpignan in Southern France. The machinery had to be moved in 6 ...

Volvo Trucks line up for impressive display at Truckfest 2015

Volvo Trucks will be showcasing what promises to be the most memorable, impressive and visually stunning range of vehicles ever to be seen on their stand at Truckfest Peterborough on 3rd and 4th of May 2015. There will be representatives from the FL and FE range, which now starts at 10-tonnes ...

HeavyTorque: Issue Three – Road test: Volvo FH16-750 8×4

Keys in hand, HeavyTorque puts the stunning Volvo FH16-750 8×4 heavy hauler through its paces. See the full report within Issue Three, July 2015. In the meantime, please see below a snapshot of the vehicle and additional tech spec: The FH16 750 tridem is currently plated at 125 tonnes GCW. ...

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 ...

Allelys do the locomotion with Andover Trailers

Allelys Heavy Haulage put a pair of bespoke-built Andover Trailers five-axle power-steered low loaders into operation, delivering the first of a new generation of high-tech passenger trains to arrive in the country. The two low loaders were joined by a third Goldhofer trailer to collect the ...