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ALE Australia, the regional branch of the major UK hiring firm, announced a joint venture with heavylifter ECR, of Gladstone, Australia.
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Scheuerle and Nicolas have announced the launch of a new generation of the EuroCompact semi-trailer combination for special transport.
In the last two months Sarens Australia secured more than four contracts for heavy cranage and heavy transport for works such as the Gorgon and Gladstone LNG Projects in Australia.
UK heavy lift and transport specialists ALE has recently used an AL.SK190 crane to help complete two site expansion projects in Abu Dhabi requiring lifts of loads weighing almost 2,000t.
A Swiss special transport firm has completed a difficult job requiring navigation of steep tracks through forest terrain while carrying wind turbine components, including rotor blades measuring over 40m long.
German crane rental and special transport firm Schmidbauer has moved a large transformer through the narrow streets of Wiesbaden, Germany and even tighter passageways of an electricity substation.
UK heavy lift specialists ALE have transported a 12,000t jack-up vessel, in Dubai, UAE. It is, ALE says, the biggest move the company has ever completed on land.
ALE has been helping to make recycling history at the UK’s decommissioned Berkeley Nuclear Power Station by arranging transport for five 310t heat exchangers to a Swedish low-level waste facility.
Barnhart Crane and Rigging has added a custom-engineered product to its rental inventory, the WesTrac Transportation System, useful for hauling heavy loads while meeting road requirements on the western coast of the US.
Wagenborg, a Dutch transport specialist, used Scheuerle Self Propelled Modular Transporters (SPMTs) to deliver pre-assembled rotor stars to a wind farm off the German coast.
Heavy lift transport and shipping firm Collett and Sons have strengthened their position in the wind energy sector after acquiring the wind turbine transport division of family-owned firm MDF Transport.
Heavy lift and transport company Maxikraft have used a Terex CC 6800 to assist repairs on a 5MW wind turbine at the Hooksiel wind farm in northern Germany’s Jade bay.
Mammoet has supplied several Self Propelled Modular Transporters (SPMT) to transport the first two of eleven nuclear modules to the Sellafield Evaporator D nuclear power project in West Cumbria, UK.
Nooteboom has recently supplied German haulage and crane hire firm, Steil Kranarbeiten, with three new vehicles, including two Telestep Ballast trailers for carrying crane ballasts.
Turkish haulier ÇABA used Scheuerle trailers to take a 600t vessel 1,300km across the Karakum desert in Turkmenistan.
French specialist transport firm Nicolas has transported 25,500t of prefabricated steel bridge sections to assist in construction of the Chongqi Bridge over the Yangtze River in China.
Nicolas, French vehicle manufacturer, was commissioned to create a transporter to carry a 1,350t rectification column from the shipping port in Mumbai to a new ethylene plant in Dahej, India.
Special transports manufacturer Broshuis has developed a new transport for the Vestas 112 wind turbine blade, in partnership with Vestas.
Nooteboom has built a new wind turbine blade trailer, capable of carrying blades measuring up to 60m. The first three TELE-PX Super Wing Carriers will be delivered to Ter Linden in Doetinchem, who initially suggested the need for a longer carrier.
Singapore heavy lift, marine transport and fabrication specialist Tiong Woon Corporation has reported post tax profits for the third quarter of their 2010 financial year of SGD9.6m. The results include a SGD10.6m gain from the sale of a property.
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has presented North America crane companies with awards for safe operations over the last year.