P&O Ferrymasters starts operations at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park

P&O Ferrymasters, one of the leading European providers of tailor-made transportation and logistics services, took occupation of the 231,000 sq ft (21,460 m²) distribution centre space at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park. The company was able to set up business immediately to manage and operate the new distribution centre, allowing it to meet increased …

PHL Hydraulics UK relies on Enerpac Cube Jack

PHL Hydraulics UK has relied on Enerpac SCJ-50 Cube Jacks to install a 40-ton processing vessel in a busy chemical plant. Measuring 80m x 4m diameter, the vessel needed to be raised 1.5m to allow a 1m high platform to be inserted beneath. Supplied with jacking beams, the vessel was initially raised from 0.25m using jack …

Subsea 7 wins UK offshore contract

Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) for the Blythe and Vulcan Satellites field development, located in the UK sector of the southern North Sea. The offshore contractor defines this project as sizeable which represents between USD 50 million and USD 150 million. The contract scope includes the project …

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 …

VINCI wins £5 billion contract in the United Kingdom

The 50:50 joint venture between Balfour Beatty and VINCI has been awarded the HS2 lots N1 and N2 phase 2 contract (construction) valued at £5 billion (about €5.75 billion).Lot N1 and Lot N2 are between the Long Itchington Wood Green tunnel to the Delta Junction / Birmingham Spur and from the Delta Junction to the …

Tadano unifies its commercial approach

Lifting companies operating in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Russia will benefit from a more rational business approach which will allow them to offer the full range of Tadano and Demag crane equipment from a single source. Each crane equipment sales manager in the EMEAR territory will offer its customers the full range of …

Leoch acquires UK based battery specialist

Leoch, one of the largest battery manufacturers in the world, has announced the acquisition of a 100 per cent stake in DBS Leoch. The new company, Leoch Battery UK Ltd will become the UK subsidiary of Leoch International. The new business will be based in Market Harborough, Leicestershire and will enable Leoch to grow its …

Enerpac skidding system removes large boilers in UK

Heavy lift specialist, Ritchie Services, relied on an Enerpac skidding system to remove two large 70-ton boilers from a custom-built boiler house with only 15mm headroom at Alderley Science Park in Cheshire, UK. The Enerpac LH-400 low height skidding system allowed the boilers to be removed from the building without the need for major engineering …

Alec Bell appointed to manage Tadano and Demag in the United Kingdom and Ireland

Tadano has appointed Alexander (Alec) Bell as the new Business Leader for Tadano and Demag operations in the United Kingdom and Ireland. This newly created position combines both business segments under a single leader. Alexander Bell is charged with managing the integration efforts for the U.K. and Ireland markets, exploit synergies between Tadano and Demag …

Collett delivers bridge sections for London’s Luton DART project

Collett has delivered 25 bridge sections as a part of the £225 million Luton DART (Direct Air-Rail Transit) project which will transport passengers from Luton Airport Parkway station to the terminal of London Luton Airport in well under four minutes. Transported from Bolton, the bridge sections, ranging in length from 16 to 42 metres, were …