Cometto involved in APCO Technologies latest project

APCO Technologies SA has successfully completed the Factory Acceptance Test for the Upper Composite Trailer. This complex system, which is as huge as a tennis court and weighs 180 tons, will be used at the Centre Spatial Guyanais to safely transfer the Ariane 6 Upper Composite with the Payloads, from the Assembly Building to the …

Jumbo completes transport phase for Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm

Jumbo has completed the transportation part of its Transport & Installation contract for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Jumbo mobilised ships from its own heavy lift vessel fleet, together with subcontracted deck carriers and HLVs from third parties, to transport the 40 monopiles, 120 monopile sections and 40 transition pieces (TPs) from yards …

Cometto SPMT ensures transport for a power plant project in Ivory Coast

Bolloré Transport & Logistics has transported 900 tons of equipment for the construction of phase 4 of the Azito power plant in Ivory Coast. Including among others a turbine and a generator, that were moved by Marine Maroc on their Cometto SPMT as 8+8 axles side-by-side configuration.  After a long travel, the heavyweight elements arrived …

Friends of the Earth challenges British Government investment in Mozambique gas project

Friends of the Earth has issued a legal challenge to the decision by the Department of Trade to invest USD 1 billion in a major gas project off the coast of Mozambique. The environmental campaign group has issued a claim in the high court for judicial review of the decision to invest and is seeking …

New road station in Ouagadougou

In Burkina Faso, Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network) have just delivered the rehabilitation and extension project of the capital's new bus station. The works included the construction of a temporary station, a boarding platform with an integrated solar roof, around twenty buildings (including restaurants and shops), as well as road works in the streets surrounding …

Scheuerle SPMTs transport 130m long bridge across Germany’s busiest motorway

The German heavy-load logistics company Schmidbauer has opted for Scheuerle SPMTs to transport a 1,500 tonne and 130 m long bridge via one of Germany's busiest motorways. A total of 56 axle lines were required in order to distribute the load of the bridge, support beams and sub-structure as well as SPMT modules totalling 2,000 …

Eiffage wins Paris-Saclay hospital contract worth €141 million

Eiffage Construction ,as part of a consortium, has signed build and maintenance-servicing contract for the Paris-Saclay hospital, worth €141 million, with Groupe Hospitalier Nord- Essonne. This new facility will cover approximately 45,000 sqm, with a capacity of 416 beds or places. Works are due to begin in summer 2021 for completion in late 2023, ensuring …