Megalift arrange various shipments for Australian tunnelling project

Megalift has recently arranged series of shipments to Australia due to their client embarking on a government-issued tunneling project. The exports came from a variety of locations including Malaysia, Singapore and Germany. As an international construction specialist, Megalift's client was awarded this 'mega' project by the New South Wales Government for the 'Western Tunnelling Package’. …

Record-breaking transport in Northern Ireland

Allelys has transported four units from Belfast Harbour to Kilroot Power Station breaking the existing record for the heaviest loads to be transported on Northern Ireland’s road network.  The four units comprised of two turbines weighing 317te each and two generators weighing 370te each. The generators arrived into Belfast from the USA, whilst the turbines …

Bolloré Transport & Logistics Côte d’Ivoire acquires first simulator

Bolloré Transport & Logistics Côte d'Ivoire has announced the acquisition of its first driving simulator which will be made available to its Pan-African port training center (CFPP) located in Abidjan. The company thus demonstrates its desire to innovate in terms of training and to offer new teaching methods in line with the expectations of employees. …

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 …

Schaften Cranes signs multi-year agreement with TII Scheuerle

Schaften Cranes will be buying this year, in total 200 SPMT axle lines and another 200 axle lines in 2023 from TII Scheuerle. Further axle lines will follow in the years to come. The Rotterdam headquartered company has now entered the business with transport equipment for heavy lift transportation. As a result, the company has …

Volvo Trucks begins series production of heavy electric trucks

Volvo Trucks is starting series production of its heavy-duty trucks: Volvo FH, Volvo FM, and Volvo FMX. These trucks can operate at a total weight of 44 tonnes* and the three models represent around two thirds of the company’s sales. Volvo Trucks has now six electric truck models in series production globally.  “This is a …

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 …