Enerpac Cube Jacks help to install Oldenburg railway bridge

Lifting and heavy transport specialist, Schares, relied on Enerpac for the installation of a double-track railway bridge in suburban Oldenburg, Germany. SCJ-100 Cube Jacks were used to raise and lower the bridge decks to their final installation position. Working in confined conditions, the SCJ-100s enabled the parapet walls to be raised above ground and then …

Mammoet: load in and transpooling of subsea cable for an offshore project in Saudi Arabia 

Mammoet was in charge of load in and transpooling of subsea cable for an offshore project in Saudi Arabia. The cable basket arrived on a barge to Jubail Commercial Port, where it then needed to be loaded in for transpooling and the empty basket loaded back out on the barge. However, the height difference between …

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 …

Enerpac presents new lifting and moving systems

Over 170 companies attended the ‘Experience Days’ at Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology at Hengelo, The Netherlands. Highlights of the event included the first opportunity to see new ML40 Mini-Lift Gantry, E-Mover Load Skate system, and JS-Series Jack-ups and SCJ-Series cube-jacks and SL telescopic hydraulic gantries ‘in action’ together with the first European showing of Enerpac’s …

Enerpac Synchronous Lifting Pump and HTC Cylinders support the build of a new JSS

The team at the Vancouver-based Seaspan shipyard has used an Enerpac EVO Synchronous Lifting Pump and 12 High Tonnage Hydraulic Lifting Cylinders, supplied by local Enerpac distributor Hyseco, to support the build of a new Joint Support Ship.  The JSS vessels will provide an important supporting function to the Royal Canadian Navy by providing marine …

First “game changer” from Liebherr goes to Sarens

The demand from the market for large crawler cranes is growing, for example in the petrochemicals industry and port handling involving enormous components for offshore applications. Driven by the energy revolution, part weights are increasing all the time, particularly when handling components for offshore wind turbines. Liebherr has decided to meet this challenge and has …

Engineered Rigging overcomes bridge demolition challenges

USA-based heavy lift and rigging equipment rental and sales company, Engineered Rigging, combined its expertise to help a contractor dismantle and remove the 90-year-old Wittpenn Bridge in New Jersey. The challenging work included lowering two counterweights estimated to weigh nearly 450 tons each and a 209-foot-long vertical lift span weighing nearly 900 tons. Adding to …

Wallenius Wilhelmsen acquires ALS

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has just announced the acquisition of ALS, the European non-asset specialist logistics provider offering solutions for oversized, abnormal, exceptional and heavy lift cargo shipments by road, rail, air and sea. With the full acquisition of ALS, Wallenius Wilhelmsen builds a stronger asset-light capability to expand and complement its asset-based services and offer full …