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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 ...

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 ...

Enerpac Gantry Crane Transported to Poland

The four giant beams of the Enerpac Over Head Travel Crane (OHTC), the world’s largest offshore gantry crane, are prepared for transportation from Hengelo in the Netherlands to the Crist shipyard in Poland. Each beam weighs 72 tonne. The OHTC will feature on a heavy lift jack-up barge being ...

WWL ALS move 95t Gas Turbine Rotor

Another successful project was completed as a 95 ton Gas Turbine Rotor is transported from Alexandria, Egypt to Belfort in France. WWL ALS Moerdijk worked closely within the WWL network to coordinate and supervise the movement of a Gas Turbine Rotor with a high value close to USD 12,000,000 ...

ALE complete unique crusher relocation

ALE has performed a unique relocation of a rock crusher in July at Cliffe Hill quarry in Leicestershire UK. The global heavylift specialists were contracted by Tenova Takraf to relocate a primary crusher, weighing 700t, within the granite quarry operated by Midland Quarry Products. The route ...

WWL ALS: TBM ‘Busy Lizzie’ finds her way home

Following the completion of the Lee Tunnel Project, WWL ALS embarked upon returning TBM ‘Busy Lizzie’ back to the manufacturer, Herrenknecht. The contract commenced in March 2014 with the initial movement of standard trailers, then progressed into the larger TBM sections as detailed ...