Second life for wind turbine blades in Spain

Last year, GE Renewable Energy signed preliminary agreements with German and French-Swiss companies to dismantle, shred and co-process the blades from some of the continent’s onshore turbines that are approaching the ends of their lives. The company also partnered with Veolia North America to recycle blades removed from its onshore turbines in the U.S. And in …

Spanish Grues Padrosa orders two new Tadano AC 4.100L-1 cranes

Spanish crane service provider Grues Padrosa ordered two new units of the Tadano AC 4.100L-1 model at the same time, and the two cranes were able to show off their performance by lifting and relocating 45-meter-long 50-tonne concrete beams shortly after being handed over. “Just as expected, the two cranes really proved their worth during …

Three Liebherr LG 1750s make their debut at Spanish wind farm 


Crane and heavy transport company Transbiaga is working with three new Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom mobile cranes in Spain’s largest wind farm Gecama. There, 67 wind turbines with a hub height of 120 metres are being erected to feed energy from renewable sources into the national power grid. The components of the concrete towers …

Haulotte Iberica strengthens ties with Elevarte

Haulotte Iberica concluded an agreement with Elevarte, a Spanish rental company based in Madrid, for an enhanced cooperation over maintenance work, equipment upgrade, genuine spare parts use, and continuous training. The rental company aims at supplying its customers with fully operational machines. From now on, maintenance and safety inspections will be handled by Haulotte experts …

Vinci buys ACS’s energy business for €4.9 billion

Vinci has completed the purchase of ACS’s energy business (Cobra IS) after announcing the agreement on 1 April 2021. The acquisition covers most of the contracting business of the ACS Industrial Services division; 9 greenfield concession projects under development or construction, mainly electrical transmission networks in Latin America as well as the renewable energy project …