Hareket Heavy Lifting and Project Transportation, a specialist in the heavy lifting and project transportation sectors for over 65 years, has been honored with the prestigious excellence award in the Lifting Capacity ≤ 120 tons category at the ESTA Awards of Excellence, presented by the European Association of Abnormal Road Transport and Mobile Cranes. This marks the second time that Hareket, the only Turkish company to receive this award, has brought this recognition to Turkey.
The award-winning project involved the Boğaziçi University/Hisarüstü-Aşiyan Funicular Line Project, which is utilized by thousands of Istanbul residents on a daily basis. Hareket executed all of the project’s engineering, lifting, transportation, and replacement operations. The project involved the installation of a series of 22-meter-long wagons, each weighing 23 tons, underground via a narrow shank. Hareket was responsible for all lifting, moving, and unloading associated with the project. The success of the project can be attributed to Hareket’s careful attention to detail, its expertise in engineering studies related to the funicular download operation in a confined area, and its more than 65 years of experience in the industry.
Abdullah Altunkum, CEO of Hareket Heavy Lifting and Project Transportation which is won an award in the Telescopic Cranes Lifting Capacity ≤ 120 Tons category; “As Hareket, we been providing services in various fields for 65 years, last year we have been awarded the Heavy Lift Awards, and this year as a Turkish company, we are proud and happy to have reached the finals at the ESTA Awards, known as the industry’s Oscar Ceremony, with the Boğaziçi University/ Hisarüstü-Aşiyan Line project and to be awarded this precious award. From the first moment we started our operations, it is an indispensable basis for Hareket to know and understand the needs of our customers well. While meeting these needs; we are aware of it’s importance, to be able to produce the right engineering solutions to the needs of using today’s technologies. As a leading institution of Turkey with our high-level security understanding, high service standard and innovative approaches in the solutions we produce; we will continue to add value to our sector in the fields of project planning, route studies, heavy lifting engineering, project management and installation by providing heavy lifting and transportation services with engineering solutions that we have been operating worldwide for many years, directingand expanding our services to provide reliable solutions for our customers.”