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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.

Cometto MSPE involved in Italian tunnel project

TO INCREASE FUTURE ROAD CAPACITIES, CONSTRUCTION OF NEW TUNNELS IS A NECESSARY STEP. IN ITALY, THE 750 KM LONG AUTOSTRADA A1 IS IN THE PROCESS OF A MAJOR UPGRADE. A CHALLENGING MISSION WITH SEVERAL TUNNEL PROJECTS, AMONGST OTHERS THE ONE CALLED ‘SANTA LUCIA’. A KEY POINT INCLUDING ...

Myshak Crane & Rigging Uses Hydra-Slide Equipment at Nitrogen Site

Myshak Crane & Rigging utilized its entire fleet of Hydra-Slide hydraulic skidding equipment in addition to various other heavy rigging tools to changeout a horizontal converter at a fertilizer production plant in Alberta, Canada recently. The old and new converters weighed 514 tonnes and ...

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 ...

ALE use Mega Jack to install Perth bridge

ALE has used its innovative Mega Jack system to lift both halves of the main arch of Matagarup Bridge in Perth, Australia. ALE executed the complex lifting and installation works for two 400t steel wishbones that form the large central arch of the bridge, with the completed arch reaching 72m ...

Straightpoint Load Cells Integral to Safe Lift of Refinery Modules

A dozen wireless Straightpoint (SP) load cells were added to a custom-built lifting frame that utilized 12 pick points to raise a pair of non-identical refinery modules at a major brownfield project at Saint John in New Brunswick, Canada recently. The 100-tonne capacity Radiolink plus ...

Mammoet completes its offering in the Spanish heavy transport market

Mammoet partnership with Spanish heavy transport specialists Arbegui and Transmodal announced, with the aim to strengthen its presence in the fast-growing Spanish market. As strong market growth in the manufacturing and construction sectors drives a surge in heavy lift and transport ...

Ex-HMAS Sydney’s last trip on SPMTs made in Germany by TII Group

On 12th June 2017, Ex-HMAS Sydney was docked at the Western Australian Government owned Australian Marine Complex Common User Facility (AMCCUF) in Henderson, Western Australia. AMC Management, the Facility Manager and Floating Dock Operator, relied on Scheuerle Self-Propelled Modular ...

ALE drives Deep Conversion Project forward with Scheuerle SPMT

In the Venezuelan Orinoco Oil Belt, the expansion of La Cruz refinery – owned by Petroleos de Venezuela SA – is steadily progressing. As part of the Deep Conversion Project, the operating company has been continually expanding the oil production in the state of Anzoátegui, 300 kilometers ...

Transportes y Gruas Aguado Expands Operations with Scheuerle SPMT

With 24 SPMT (Self-Propelled Modular Transporter) axle lines, Transportes y Gruas Aguado, Spain, expanded its existing fleet of vehicles in mid-2016. Since this time, the vehicles from Scheuerle (TII Group) have been permanently in use – most recently assigned for transporting two ...

Pooler-LMT appointed as UK agent for Enerpac Hydraulic Gantries

Industrial lifting specialist Pooler-LMT has been appointed the UK Agent for Enerpac Integrated Solutions including their range of Hydraulic Gantries, self propelled modular trailers and hydraulic strand jacking systems. Pooler-LMT joins a global network of Enerpac distributors, a selection of ...

Holtec International selects Enerpac to build Vertical Cask Transporter

Enerpac has been awarded a contract from Holtec International, a diversified energy technology company, to design, fabricate and commission a 170 metric ton Vertical Cask Transporter. The transporter combines the lifting capability of a hydraulic gantry with the flexibility of a self-propelled ...

TII Group with new transport technology at bauma 2016

The TII Group, incorporating SCHEUERLE, NICOLAS, KAMAG and TRATEC attracted a lot of attention with a wide range of innovation during bauma 2016. Technological leadership is the Group´s recipe for success – the new vehicle technologies introduced at bauma 2016 are correspondingly groundbreaking ...

Rapid Response Delivers 56t Refuse Compactor

Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has transported a 56t refuse compactor 150 miles from Aylesford, Kent to Bishop’s Cleeve, Gloucestershire using a four-axle tractor unit and Nooteboom trailer. The Portsmouth, UK-headquartered lifting and transport specialist, which is regularly called upon by ...

ALE shifts 4,140 tonnes on Scheuerle SPMTs

For the expansion of the infrastructure for the Cygnus gas field in the North Sea, ALE UK has once again been relying on SCHEUERLE SPMTs. On 168 SPMT axle lines and using a loose coupling mode, a 4,140 t segment of a production platform as well as a total of four support elements with unit […]

ALE safely transports 1.293 ton petrochemical module on SCHEUERLE SPMT

Situated offshore Sabah, Malaysia in a water depth of 1,854 feet (565 meters), is the Malikai oilfield. Operated by Shell, it is currently being equipped with all necessary infrastructures for exploration. Amongst this infrastructure is also a living quarters module. The module weighs a total ...

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 ...

ALE and Aertssen Kranen complete Optara Project

ALE and Aertssen Kranen have completed their scope for the Optara project, a nine month project involving the transportation of modules from Spain to Belgium and the installation of the main equipment modules for Tecnicas Reunidas. As part of a joint venture with Aertssen Kranen, who were ...

ALE have the answers for Carrington Power Station

An alternative logistics solution was ALE’s answer to a power plant component transport challenge on the Carrington Power Station project in the UK. Heavy lift, transport and installation specialist ALE completed a turnkey package to transport and install heavy equipment for the Carrington CCGT ...