Hackl Spezial-Transporte acquires Goldhofer’s new »FT SERIES«

Hackl Spezial-Transporte GmbH has placed an order for Goldhofer’s new »FT SERIES«, a pivot-mounted pendulum axle combination system for on-road working in the heavy payload class.  Photo: The Hackl family with their children on completion of the contract at Bauma.From the left: Philipp Grosse, »STARLINE« Sales Manager, Robert Steinhauser, Vice President Sales & Service, Levin …

RBTS from Scheuerle transport longest rotor blades available on the market

Heavy transport specialist P. Adams added three blade transport systems (RBTS) from TII Scheuerle to its fleet and has already mastered the first practical application with 83-metre-long blades. A total of 24 rotor blades had to be transported along the approximately 170-kilometre route from the port city of Uddevalla in western Sweden, where the wind …

Edwards moves heavy press components

Edwards Moving & Rigging has transported six oversized press components averaging 333,500lb  (151tonnes) in weight with the heavies pice weighing 448,041lbs (203tonnes).  The six press components arrived at the Port of New Orleans via sea vessel where they were direct discharged via ship’s gear to Edwards prearranged beams and stands staged on a waiting deck …

New addition to the Nooteboom drawbar semi low loader range

Nooteboom has introduced the latest addition to its drawbar semi low loader range, the 3-axle drawbar with centre axles and air suspension, the ASDS-33-03(EB). This type of trailer is ideal for the transport of smaller and medium-sized machines and is mainly used in European countries such as France, Belgium and Scandinavia. The design of this …

Faymonville Group: payloads up to 15,000 tonnes and beyond

The family-managed manufacturer of special vehicles for heavy-duty and special transport, the Faymonville Group, is showcasing its expertise in Munich with fifteen exhibits awaiting the international audience. On an outdoor area of 1,450 square meters, the pioneer in transport solutions, will put on display three product brands MAX Trailer, Faymonville and Cometto. Celebrating its premiere …

Collett delivers gas turbine for Saltend Power Station

One of the world’s largest cargo aircraft, the Antonov 124, arrived at Doncaster Sheffield Airport with a 100 tonne gas turbine rotor on board ready to offload. Awaiting the arrival airside were Collett’s Heavy Transport and Heavy Lift Teams, complete with a mobile crane, escort vehicle, 10-axe flat top trailer and ballasted Mercedes-Benz 8x4 Arocs …

Goldhofer FTV 550 transports wind power components in Ecuador 

The wind farm Minas de Huascachaca, Ecuador’s largest wind farm, comprises 14 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 50 MW. Elecaustro S.A., which is based in Cuenca was commissioned to plan and construct this wind farm located in Loja Province. The contract to transport the turbines was awarded to the Colombian special transport …