Hendrik Veder Group successfully tests hoisting solution

Hendrik Veder Group has used its full-service solution to test a tub-mounted crane with a hoisting capacity of 5,000 tonnes on board the Allseas Pioneering Spirit. The crane passed the test, lifting successfully at 10 percent overload (5,500 tonnes). The 475-year-old company now supplies its customers with a full-service, plug & play testing concept. The rigging …

Alessandro Fagioli passed away

Alessandro Fagioli, president of Fagioli SPA and son of company’s founder, has passed away. Fabio Belli, CEO of Fagioli said on behalf of the Board of Directors :"The Italian Tricolor  which is now lighting up the new Genoa viaduct was one of the dreams of our beloved President Alessandro Fagioli, whom we all have known …

Enerpac unveils SL400N Super Lift Hydraulic Gantry

Enerpac has introduced the latest addition to its Telescopic Hydraulic Gantry portfolio, the Enerpac SL400N Super Lift Hydraulic Gantry. The new SL400N can lift up to 400 metric tons (first stage) with a 7.7 meter lifting capacity on a narrow 0.6 meter skidding track. “The SL400N is designed based on the significant growth seen in …

Mammoet nominated for multiple ESTA Awards

Mammoet has been shortlisted for five heavy lifting and transport industry awards across various categories of the ESTA Awards of Excellence. The removal of a tank at a chemical plant has made the shortlist for Crane Job of the Year in the ‘Telescopic lifting capacity > 120t’ subcategory. The Trailer Power Assist system, which according …

Enerpac skidding system removes large boilers in UK

Heavy lift specialist, Ritchie Services, relied on an Enerpac skidding system to remove two large 70-ton boilers from a custom-built boiler house with only 15mm headroom at Alderley Science Park in Cheshire, UK. The Enerpac LH-400 low height skidding system allowed the boilers to be removed from the building without the need for major engineering …

LGH counts on Enerpac gantry system to lift bridge deck

The heavy lift equipment rental company, LGH, has relied on its Enerpac telescopic hydraulic gantry to assist their customer in removing the Steenhuisenbrug bridge at Burdaard in Friesland, The Netherlands. As it was located in a congested residential area, LGH’s customer was unable to deploy a mobile crane and has used the Enerpac SL100 gantry …

Enerpac skidding system replaces transformers in the City of London

To move four 16-ton transformers in and out of the building at a City of London firm, the Lancashire-based industry moves and heavy machine lifting company, D. Turner & Son, has relied on a combination of an Enerpac LH400 skidding system and Enerpac climbing jacks. Two transformers had to be replaced in the building’s basement. …

Al Faris transports 19 vessels for a crude-oil production facility in Abu Dhabi.

Over a period of 3 months, Al Faris has transported 19 various vessels covering a distance of 150 km for a crude-oil production facility in Abu Dhabi. The heavy lift specialist provided its client with a complete solution for loading these vessels from different manufacturer’s locations to Hamriyah and Jebel Ali Port. Then received these …

Sarens positions Olympic swimming pool roof in Algeria

On behalf of client CEDY, Sarens recently completed the installation of a wooden frame for an Olympic swimming pool roof in Algiers, Algeria. For this operation, Sarens selected the CC2800-1 crawler crane in SSL 84m main boom configuration, as well as the AC-100 and telescopic forklift. The CC2800-1 crawler crane was selected due to the …

Mammoet takes over ALE

Mammoet confirms that the acquisition of ALE has been completed, and the businesses will now operate as one company under the Mammoet brand. Over the coming months a fully developed integration plan will be rolled out that will focus on bringing the two organizations together. The global coverage of the combined business is over 140 …