Scheuerle SPMTs transport 130m long bridge across Germany’s busiest motorway

The German heavy-load logistics company Schmidbauer has opted for Scheuerle SPMTs to transport a 1,500 tonne and 130 m long bridge via one of Germany's busiest motorways. A total of 56 axle lines were required in order to distribute the load of the bridge, support beams and sub-structure as well as SPMT modules totalling 2,000 …

AMCS technologies’ anti-collision systems to train future crane operators

Intended for the training of future crane operators, four AMCS technologies’ anti-collision systems are installed on the various cranes of the AFPA training center at Egletons in Corrèze, France. The DCS 61-S equips a Liebherr 71 EC-B, a Potain GMA IGO 50, a GMA HD 25 and a Potain GME MC 85 crane in travelling. …

Erection frame for Mammoet’s Focus 30 crane is ready

Fabrication of the erection frame for Mammoet’s Focus 30 crane has been completed by PTS Machinery, a heavy construction company based in Hulst, the Netherlands.  Machining and welding of the main steelwork has finished, with dimensional control now being performed to ensure compliance and interconnectivity. The frame has been constructed in six pieces, which will …

Eiffage wins Paris-Saclay hospital contract worth €141 million

Eiffage Construction ,as part of a consortium, has signed build and maintenance-servicing contract for the Paris-Saclay hospital, worth €141 million, with Groupe Hospitalier Nord- Essonne. This new facility will cover approximately 45,000 sqm, with a capacity of 416 beds or places. Works are due to begin in summer 2021 for completion in late 2023, ensuring …

Gaussin announces new order from Qatar Airways Cargo

Gaussin has announced an order placed by Qatar Airways Cargo for 6 AMDT FULL ELEC (Automotive MultiDirectional Transporter) with a preferential right for 50 additional units. Specifically designed for use in Middle East weather conditions, the AMDT is powered by lithium metal polymer batteries capable of operating in high temperatures. Its equipment includes integrated weigh …

AAL delivers giant jib cranes to Dubai

The AAL Melbourne recently delivered two jib cranes and their components weighing just over 1,800 mt in total to Dubai. Manufactured in China by global supplier of heavy lifting and handling equipment, Nantong Rainbow Heavy Machineries Co. ltd., the two cranes were loaded by the mega-size A-Class HL MPV, the AAL Melbourne in Taicang. They …

Kroustalelis Special Transport trusts Goldhofer heavy-duty modules

Greek special transport company, Kroustalelis, relied on a Goldhofer THP/LTSO heavy-duty combination as a trailer combination to transport a 67-meter-long naphtha splitter and an equally long deisohexanizer from the production facility of EKME S.A. in Thessaloniki to the local port for onward shipment. Kroustalelis Special Transport handled the first stage of the journey to the …

Enerpac Jack-Up System completes bridge deck installation in a single move

Logistics and heavy lift specialist, Osprey Group, used the Enerpac JS-250 Jack-up system to complete a bridge deck installation with one single movement. Completed before the recent UK shutdown, the 74m long x 16m wide bridge deck replaced an existing bridge over a dual carriageway. Using the JS-250 Jack-Up Systems allowed the bridge deck to …

Conakry Terminal takes delivery of four new Konecranes RTGs

In the beginning of April, Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, took delivery of four Konecranes RTG gantries. This investment is a part of the plan to modernise the activities of the container terminal. With a lifting capacity of 40 tonnes each, the four gantry cranes were specifically designed for handling containers at port …

Van der Vlist for Wieringermeer wind farm

After the transport of 50 windmills to Wieringermeer, Van der Vlist has commenced the second phase of 32 complete windmills, making it the biggest windfarm in the Dutch countryside. The first ship with tower sections have arrived to the terminal in Moerdijk and will be soon re-loaded onto trailers for the final leg of the …