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 …

Collett extracts 20 tonne gantry crane with Enerpac jacking system

Collett Heavy Lift Team relied on Enerpac JS125 jacking system to extract a 20 tonne gantry crane from its Halifax Mile Thorn warehouse. With the decision to upgrade to a higher capacity gantry, the old school Butler 15 Tonne capacity gantry crane needed to be removed from the facility.  But, with limited clearance space above …

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 …

Engineered Rigging adds Enerpac JS500 Jack-up System to its rental fleet

Engineered Rigging is now accepting rental reservations for its new Enerpac JS500 Jack-up System. This heavy lifting technology, with its 2,200-ton capacity, will be in high demand as states and municipalities launch new bridge projects funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. After the delivery of the JS500 system in May, the heavy lifting company …