Mammoet secures biggest ever contract for the Arctic LNG 2 project

Technip-led joint venture NovArctic in cooperation with Saipem and NIPIgas has choosen Mammoet as a contractor for the Arctic LNG 2 project. Over the course of four years, Mammoet will install 42 large modules onto three concrete GBS in Murmansk, Russia. The project is expected to use a total of around 2,000 SPMT axles, several …

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 …

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. …

Enerpac Jack-Up System completes bridge deck installation in a single move

Logistics and heavy lift specialist, Osprey Group, used the Enerpac JS-250 Jack-up system to complete a bridge deck installation with one single movement. Completed before the recent UK shutdown, the 74m long x 16m wide bridge deck replaced an existing bridge over a dual carriageway. Using the JS-250 Jack-Up Systems allowed the bridge deck to …

Haulotte’s first quarter sales drop 19%

Haulotte recorded revenues of €132.9 million in the first quarter of 2020, compared to €163.2 million in the same period last year, which had been a record first quarter in the Group’s history, representing a -19% drop between the two periods, and marking a return to the 2018 level. In a European market that confirms …

Al Faris orders Liebherr cranes worth around 80 million euros

Al Faris has placed an ordered for 69 Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes worth around 80 million euros. The order includes two LTC 1050-3.1 compact cranes, mobile cranes with lifting capacities from 55 to 650 tonnes and three crawler cranes with lifting capacities from 400 to 800 tonnes. The new order includes 12 LTM 1230-5.1 …

Liebherr receives ECOL Certificate

Liebherr has completed the process of becoming an approved European Crane Operators Licence training centre and has already carried out its first three German language ECOL examinations in Ehingen at the Liebherr Schulungszentrum. The company received its ECOL Certificate last month following final approval from Lloyds Register. As a result, any operator that passes the …

ESTA releases Best Practice Guide for Transport and Installation of Onshore WTG Systems

The European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry (ESTA) has released a new best practice guide in an attempt to reduce wind farm accidents. The Best Practice Guide discussions were lead by ESTA with the support of VDMA Power Systems, the part of the German Engineering Federation whose members include …

Liebherr lifts in Izrael

Seven Liebherr cranes are being used at the construction site of the three-tower LYFE business complex in Bnei Brak industrial zone in Israel. The total of the cranes could reach nine as this three-year project, led by contractor Ashtrom Construction Ltd. and Dan Real Estate Ltd., approaches its latest phase. The cranes have been provided …

Tadano suspends production in Germany

The Tadano Group temporarily suspends production at its Lauf and Zweibrücken sites in Germany because of COVID-19. “The safety of our employees, customers and business partners is a top priority in Tadano’s company philosophy. In view of the current situation in which COVID-19 is uncontrollable, we must protect people’s health and hence the health of …