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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.

The first heavy-duty transport trip with the new MAN Truck Generation

ITH THE INTRODUCTION OF THE NEW TRUCK GENERATION, MAN TRUCK & BUS IS ALSO LAUNCHING NEW HEAVY-DUTY SEMITRAILER TRACTORS FOR TRAIN WEIGHTS OF UP TO 250 TONNES AND OVER. IT WAS TIME FOR THE FIRST PRACTICAL TEST OF A DEMONSTRATION VEHICLE FROM THE NEW GENERATION. In mid-January, a 4-axle ...

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 ...

There’s no shortage of power with Volvo’s FH16 range

Designed for the heaviest and most demanding operations, the FH16 is Volvo’s most powerful truck. Its distinctive design expresses the massive capabilities built into it, as well as its level of refinement, plus – of course – it is probably one of the safest and most comfortable workplaces in ...

Volvo’s tandem axle lift is a winner for Murphy Plant

Leading global, multi-disciplined engineering and construction specialists, J Murphy & Sons Ltd has recently put three Volvo FH-540 13-litre Tandem Axle Lift tractor units in operation for the HS2 building works, all supplied by Pete Schofield, Transport Solutions Executive at Thomas ...

50 years of heavy haulage for J. B. Rawcliffe & Sons Ltd

Search Impex, are pleased to announce the release of a Mercedes Arocs (6×4) tractor unit with a Nooteboom Multi-PX 5 axle, extender stepframe trailer, customised in the livery of well known heavy haulage operator J. B. Rawcliffe & Sons Ltd. The model has been produced as a Search ...

Volvo Trucks prove that quality counts for GBM UK

Louth, Lincolnshire-based demolition and waste management company, GBM UK has taken delivery of its first-ever Volvo truck, an FH16-650 6×4 tractor unit. The vehicle, plated for 120-tonne operations, will be immediately put to work on the firm’s heavy haulage side, transporting diggers, ...

Three companies, one MegaMAX solution!

US companies Dagen Trucking Company, Stephen Izzi Trucking & Rigging Inc. and DeMase Trucking & Rigging handled a common project, recently moving the first railcars for Boston’s new Orange Line from the port of New York City to Massachusetts. Arriving from China, they were the first of ...

Goldhofer’s proven transport solutions at Intermat in Paris

At this year’s Intermat in Paris (23–28 April) the Goldhofer stand – 5B Ext 028 – will again offer a convincing demonstration of proven and innovative transport solutions. “A major trade show like this is a fine opportunity for us to present our modern systems and convince the industry of their ...

Mammoet Middle East expands its crane fleet

Mammoet has added 35 telescopic and crawler cranes to its existing fleet in the Middle East to meet strong market demand and support its aim to grow the company’s crane rental services. The expansion will increase Mammoet’s capacity in the region and complement the diverse fleet of equipment ...

J. Exley Steers Towards a Special Crane Equipped Volvo FH Rigid

West Yorkshire-based crane hire and machinery removals specialists, J Exley Ltd has just bought its first Volvo truck in several years. The company operates another four Volvos, the oldest of which has been in full, daily service since 2005. “We like to get our money’s worth,” General ...

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 ...

Goldhofer leading the way on sustainable product cycles

The addition of two further ISO certificates to its corporate governance profile is part of a clear strategy pursued by Goldhofer to improve the sustainability of all processes within the Goldhofer Group on a cost-effective basis. With certification of its environmental management system ...

Goldhofer modules active on the Kuala Lumpur Metro project

Xin Hwa Holdings was founded in 1965 and is now one of the leading transport companies in Malaysia, with a subsidiary operating in Singapore. The logistics services provider has won a contract to deliver components to Kuala Lumpur’s prestigious MRT construction project. Work on the network for ...

ALE completes Green Cable project in Norway

ALE has successfully completed the multi-service scope for a major joint Norwegian/German renewable energy project. ALE were contracted to engineer, deliver and install seven transformers, weighing approximately 225t each, for the Nordlink Project in Tonstad, Norway. ALE commenced operations in ...

HeavyTorque – the Specialist Transport title goes digital!

Following months of blood, sweat and tears – we are delighted to announce the launch of HeavyTorque’s new full publishing website. There’s plenty of great content to whet everybodies whistle, from operator features to manufacturer spotlights and innovation, project reports and ...

Mammoet: Reaching record heights in record time

Mammoet Russia performed the transport and installation of oversized components and metalwork units for the construction project of a delayed coker unit at JSC “Naftan” in Novopolotsk, Republic of Belarus. The work included five modules of preassembled metal works and two coke drums OJSC ...

Goldhofer STZ-VP (285): The big boy among the semi lowloaders

The latest addition to the tried and tested Goldhofer STZ-VP family is very much the big boy. The STZ-VP (285) owes its name to the new 285 mm tyres and takes the title for the low loader semitrailer with the highest load-carrying capacity from the house of Goldhofer. This STZ version, with the ...

Van der Vlist: Joining forces in Moerdijk

Last year an incident happened at the Shell refinery in Moerdijk where – due to a chemical reaction – there was an explosion in part of the plant. Following the incident VSE (Verolme Special Equipment), neighbours of Van der Vlist’s Moerdijk terminal, received the order to build and ...