Mammoet acquires KR Wind

19 January 2011

International lifting and transport company Mammoet has gained full control of UK-based wind turbine erection and maintenance specialist KR Wind.

On 10 January 2011, Mammoet Group became a full owner of KR Wind. KR Wind has 360 employees. In the year 2002 Mammoet and the Danish Enggaard Group started KR Wind as a 50:50 joint venture. KR Wind operates a fleet of around 30 wheeled mobile and crawler cranes between 300 and 750 tonnes capacity. Specialized cranes for wind turbine work in the fleet include the 600 tonne capacity Terex CC 2800-1 NT narrow track crawler crane. KR Wind is a wind turbine erection and maintenance specialist company. The core business of Mammoet is lifting; transport and installation work in the onshore wind turbine industry. The operations of Mammoet Group are run from facilities in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Romania and the USA.