Gaussin and Total to develop world’s first Full Electric Aircraft Refueller Transporter

Gaussin and Total are working together to develop the world's first full electric ART FULL ELEC (Aircraft Refueller Transporter). Planned for the Airbus industrial site in Toulouse, this prototype will be capable of towing two fuel tankers, with a fuel capacity of 30 tons each. Delivery is expected at the end of 2020. Saft, a …

Daru Unio expands its fleet with new Demag AC 45 City

Hungarian crane service provider, Daru Unio, has added a new AC 45 City crane to its fleet of Demag machinery. The company already operates Demag AC 40 City, AC 80-2, AC 130-5, and AC 250-5 models. Daru Unio co-proprietor, Zsolt Csepregi, explains: “We love our Demag cranes, and our extensive experience with them means that …

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Next4 and IMT Mines Albi to develop artificial intelligence for container tracking

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Next4 and the IMT Mines Albi engineering announced the signature of a memorandum of understanding with a view to developing new traceability functions for goods flows based on the study of data gathered by IoT sensors. In particular, the three partners are committed to unlocking synergies between their various fields of …

Subsea 7 wins UK offshore contract

Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) for the Blythe and Vulcan Satellites field development, located in the UK sector of the southern North Sea. The offshore contractor defines this project as sizeable which represents between USD 50 million and USD 150 million. The contract scope includes the project …

Hydrogen turbine construction starts in the Netherlands

Sustainable hydrogen supplier HYGRO has announced that the first construction phase of a hydrogen turbine starts on the ECN Wind Turbine test field in Wieringermeer. The project is part of “Duwaal”, a green hydrogen initiative that aims to develop the green hydrogen distribution regionally. Enercon supplies the wind turbine as part of the hydrogen turbine. …

Mammoet opens new office in Ukraine

Mammoet has opened a new office and yard in Kiev, Ukraine, with the aim to improve its local offering in the country. Serving the petrochemicals, civil, maritime, metals, nuclear and renewables sectors, the heavy lift specialist has been active in Ukraine since 2011. One of Mammoet’s most significant projects in the country has been its …

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 …