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 …

Konecranes Goliath heading to France

Konecranes will deliver a Goliath gantry crane to Chantiers de l’Atlantique, a shipyard in St. Nazaire, France, following an order booked in Q4 2019. It will handle large ship blocks and panels over the dry dock, playing a leading role in ship assembly at this storied shipyard. The Goliath gantry carne will be manufactured in …

AirBridgeCargo completes trial loading of the world’s largest jet engine

AirBridgeCargo airlines have successfully completed trial loading of the world’s largest jet engine, the GE9x, on Boeing 747-8 Freighter. The GE9X engine is a newly developed by GE Aviation that powers the Boeing 777X airplane, which first flew in early 2020. The propulsor core of the engine with the height of 2.85 m and weight …

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 …