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ALE's Australian joint venture
03 September, 2012
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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It’s a little dolly
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Scheuerle and Nicolas have announced the launch of a new generation of the EuroCompact semi-trailer combination for special transport.
Sarens Australia wins big LNG and mining contracts
Thursday, August 16, 2012 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.
Giant ALE crane boosts Abu Dhabi petrochem expansions
Monday, April 30, 2012 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.
Woodland turbine challenge for Voser Transport
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 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.
Narrow Sheuerle SPMT provides power for Schmidbauer
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 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.
ALE moves giant jack-up barge in Dubai
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 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.
Iconic Berkeley boilers set sail thanks to ALE
Thursday, March 22, 2012 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 launches dual-lane heavy transport system for US roads
Thursday, February 16, 2012 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.
Scheuerle SPMTS used for tricky turbine parts
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 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.
Collett and Sons acquire MDF Transport’s wind division
Monday, July 18, 2011 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.
Terex CC6800 used on Hooksiel wind farm repairs
Monday, July 18, 2011 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 moves 100t nuclear modules
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 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.
Steil Kranarbeiten invests in ballast trailers
Friday, June 10, 2011 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.
Scheuerle's desert trek
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 Turkish haulier ÇABA used Scheuerle trailers to take a 600t vessel 1,300km across the Karakum desert in Turkmenistan.
Shanghai’s new bridge hitches a lift from Nicolas
Thursday, April 14, 2011 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 transporter makes heavylift haul
Friday, March 18, 2011 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.
New Broshuis transport for V112 turbine blades
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Special transports manufacturer Broshuis has developed a new transport for the Vestas 112 wind turbine blade, in partnership with Vestas.
Nooteboom builds carrier for 60m blades
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 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.
Property sale helps TWC to profit
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 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.
SC&RA rewards safe crane operations
Friday, April 23, 2010 The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has presented North America crane companies with awards for safe operations over the last year.

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