Incremental launch method deployed to construct Kentucky’s tallest bridge

Bush and Burchett Inc. was contracted to built the Pond Creek Bridge on US460 in Pike County, Kentucky, the tallest bridge in the Bluegrass State and one of the tallest traffic bridges in the country. The rugged terrain of the project site and the bridge’s height of 324 feet created unique challenges for the construction …

Engineered Rigging appoints new Director of Projects

Engineered Rigging has appointed Nick Darlage as director of projects based at the company’s facility in Valparaiso, Ind., where he coordinates internal and external resources throughout the project life cycle — from concept to completion. Prior to joining Engineered Rigging, he served in numerous project management and engineering positions, including operations manager for Diamond Waterjet …

Engineered Rigging overcomes bridge demolition challenges

USA-based heavy lift and rigging equipment rental and sales company, Engineered Rigging, combined its expertise to help a contractor dismantle and remove the 90-year-old Wittpenn Bridge in New Jersey. The challenging work included lowering two counterweights estimated to weigh nearly 450 tons each and a 209-foot-long vertical lift span weighing nearly 900 tons. Adding to …

Engineered Rigging adds Enerpac JS500 Jack-up System to its rental fleet

Engineered Rigging is now accepting rental reservations for its new Enerpac JS500 Jack-up System. This heavy lifting technology, with its 2,200-ton capacity, will be in high demand as states and municipalities launch new bridge projects funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. After the delivery of the JS500 system in May, the heavy lifting company …

AAL delivers tower components for US petroleum refinery project

AAL Shipping recently delivered 456-metric-tonne industrial tower components to the US West Coast. The cargo was loaded in South Korea onboard the 31,000-deadweight heavy lift AAL Pusan and transported across the Pacific to the Port of Everett in Washington. Cargo handling was further complicated by strict Covid-19 restrictions at multiple ports of call, which required …

Creative solutions to keep the customer’s freight moving

C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has recently completed a nine-month project involving multiple ocean shipments of oversized cargo from Portugal to the USA. First, they utilized out-of-gauge flat racks and open-top containers to transport the equipment through container carriers. For the breakbulk equipment, the team relied on MAFI trailers and transported via RORO vessels. The final …

Antonov Airlines transports Turksat 5B satellite for launch by SpaceX

Antonov Airlines in cooperation with Bollore Logistics Space has transported Turkey's new telecommunication satellite Turksat 5B on board one of its AN-124-100 aircraft from Toulouse, France, to Florida, USA, later launched by the US aerospace company SpaceX. The cargo weighed a total of 60 tonnes including a special container measuring 14.69 m in length, 5.45 m …