Bolk buys 35 axle lines from Nooteboom
Dutch firm Bolk Transport has purchased 35 axle lines of Pendle-X trailers from Nooteboom. The company will use them for a range of jobs, including moving big 3MW wind turbine components.
Huisman hatches a hybrid
Huisman has launched an innovative new active heave compensated offshore crane at OTC in London, combining the benefits of rope luffers and knuckleboom cranes. The new series of cranes will be able to lift loads of up to 1,200t, and work at depths up to 5,000m. The first of the new rope luffing knuckleboom cranes, a 900t unit, will be installed on Subsea 7’s new vessel Seven Arctic, due to be delivered in 2016.
Enerpac launches 5,000kN tracked gantry
Enerpac Integrated Solutions has developed a new 5,000kN gantry, propelled by roller tracks and designed for use in confined spaces. The company says the 12m lifting height gantry’s new propulsion system reduces its footprint by more than 50%.
Tagattach ties-on with Alberta’s Brasco
British work at height safety manufacturer Tagattach has added a new distributor, Brasco Safety, based in Alberta, Canada.
Merritts bring baler from Germany to UK
Nottinghamshire, UK, industrial installations specialist Merritts have transported, lifted and installed a baler and conveyor system from manufacturer Dicom Paal in Germany, for a recycling facility in Grantham, UK. Merritts transported 93 trailers of equipment over 500 miles, prepared detailed installation plans, lifted the components with a Terex AC100 from Hewden and installed it using a Fassi F660XP knuckleboom crane mounted on the delivery lorry.