Liebherr cranes in the first line at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

More than twenty Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes are in action on the refurbishment of the Bernabéu football stadium in Madrid. Crane contractor Gruas Aguilar has, at times, had 18 Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes on the site with lifting capacities ranging from 40 to 1200 tonnes. “Winning the order for the crane work at …

Hammar unveils Electric Powered Sideloaders

Back in 2013, Hammar built the world’s first electric powered Sideloader in Australia. Now the company launches its electric power pack on a world-wide scale in the major push towards green alternatives in the Sideloader industry.  The electric power pack, “ePP”, lasts around 20 consecutive lifts with a 35 tonnes weight. It can be charged …

Software firm in position for global growth

CoreRFID is working with lifting height, load control and safety company SpanSet Spain, which also manages operations in France and Portugal, on a tailored system to issue safety certificates in minutes. CoreRFID is installing its IDXpert Net automated reporting system, which is being customised to the languages and working processes used by SpanSet Spain. IDXpert …

Two Sennebogen crawler cranes in action on the French Riviera

Since 2018 the Port of Cannes has been carrying out renovation and reinforcement work on the Laubeuf and du Large seawalls. The main objective of this renovation work is to provide people and infrastructure with long-term protection against severe wave action, in harmony with the environment. The several involved contractors responsible for the lifting work …

Aertssen Kranen and Michielsens contracted by Total Antwerp

Over the next five years, crane companies Aertssen Kranen and Michielsens will carry out all lifting and rigging works at the sites of Total Refinery Antwerp, Total Olefins Antwerp and Total Polymers Antwerp. This in a joint venture, through a newly created company called AMI. In order to guarantee a unique service, the idea arose to …

ITER relies on Enerpac lifting systems

Enerpac SyncHoist lifting systems are assisting in the assembly of the Vacuum Vessel for ITER in Southern France. The SyncHoist millimetre lifting accuracy is needed to lift 500 tonnes vacuum vessel sectors into an Up-Ending tool for vessel assembly by the ITER Sector Sub-Assembly Tool. The torus-shaped ITER vacuum vessel will host the fusion reaction. …