Incremental launch method deployed to construct Kentucky’s tallest bridge

Bush and Burchett Inc. was contracted to built the Pond Creek Bridge on US460 in Pike County, Kentucky, the tallest bridge in the Bluegrass State and one of the tallest traffic bridges in the country. The rugged terrain of the project site and the bridge’s height of 324 feet created unique challenges for the construction …

PCB FUTURE PROJECTS EVENT 2023 DATES ANNOUNCED AFTER A SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH IN HOUSTON LAST WEEK 

The second edition of the PCB Future Projects conference and exhibition for the project cargo and breakbulk community will take place on March 7th and 8th 2023 in Houston, Texas, USA, following a successful launch show last week. Over 980 visitors, including procurement professionals, forwarders, shipping lines, ports, road hauliers, and equipment manufacturers attended last …

Largest Potain topless crane for Asia-Pacific and Emerging markets

Manitowoc has launched largest topless crane, the Potain MCT 805, for key Asia-Pacific and Emerging markets. Manufactured at at Manitowoc’s Zhangjiagang, China factory, the new model, which is similar to the MDT 809, is available in 32 t and 40 t capacity configurations, with an 80 m jib and a height under hook of 84 …

Hall Trucking Inc. deploys new Goldhofer Trailer P12 Plus

Hall Trucking Inc., located in Evansville, Wyoming, was one of the first customer to purchase Goldhofer’s new Highway Trailer P12 Plus in 2021. Available with one or two intermediate bogies, the semi-trailer is capable of being combined up to twelve axle lines and offers a longer loading deck and a flexible payload. Heavy haul companies …

Caldwell strengthens its team

USA-based lifting equipment specialist, The Caldwell Group Inc., has appointed Jeff Ferchen, director, business development; and Lisa Sympson, marketing manager. Ferchen will further enhance overall customer experience and will also oversee inside sales and engineering activities, meanwhile Sympson aims to strengthen the company’s marketing efforts to better serve distributor customers and share the story of …

Comansa tower cranes help to construct a building for a Fortune 500 tech company

Comansa tower cranes has been chosen by BNBuilders, a general contractor that specialises in particularly technical projects, to construct Building X, a private research building, offices and meeting rooms, along with a car park, for a Fortune 500 tech company. Specifically, a 21LC550 (the 20 t version), with a hook height of 191 ft (58.22 …

Three locomotives complete journey from sea to rails

The shipping specialist, Tiba Group, was managing the delivery of three locomotives scheduled to arrive at Chile’s Terminal Cerros de Valparaíso (TCVAL) in November 2021. Knowing that they had to unload the three engines as quickly as possible, Tiba Group contacted Engineered Rigging (ER) and its South American partner Tecnogruas, to develop a lift plan …

Liebherr delivers the first LTM 1120-4.1 to Brazil 


Crane and heavy transport company Guindastes Tatuapé has recently taken a delivery of the first Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 mobile crane in Brazil. It has a seven section 66-metre telescopic main boom that is according to Liebherr the longest ever realised in this crane class. The LTM 1120-4.1 has been specified with a 10.8- to 19-metre …