RSS welcomes MP marking its role in HS2

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd (RSS) has welcomed two UK Members of Parliament (MPs) to different facilities recently. First, the lifting and rigging equipment and services provider hosted Andrew Mitchell, MP for Sutton Coldfield, at its Minworth, West Midlands depot, before Pyle, South Wales headquarters opened its doors to Carolyn Harris, MP for Swansea East. […]

16/08/2023 - 11:35 am

BVS Crane now in operation at HS2 project

BVS Cranes has successfully commissioned a new crane in the largest infrastructure project in Europe – the HS2 in the UK. BVS Cranes of Turkey has completed the installation and commissioning of the BVS 87.5t SWL gantry crane for its customer the British and French EPC Contractors’ Joint Venture, Balfour Beatty & Vinci JV in […]

11/04/2023 - 15:08 pm

Britlift provides extra precision for HS2 projects

More precise spreader beams have enabled complex lifting operations for a contractor working on HS2. The HS2 is Britain’s new high speed rail line being built from London to the North-West, with HS2 trains linking the biggest cities in Scotland, Manchester, Birmingham and London. It is the largest infrastructure project in Europe and said to […]

21/09/2022 - 15:02 pm

Keeping safety on the rails

Serious Labs, a global leader in virtual reality (VR) heavy equipment training simulators and blended learning solutions, has announced a pilot of its mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) operator training simulator with Align JV, a joint venture of three leading construction companies delivering the Central 1 portion of HS2. Central 1 includes a 3.37km viaduct, […]

25/01/2021 - 19:04 pm
Modulift HS2

Modulift delivers custom 25t lifting frames for High Speed 2 

Modulift have designed, manufactured and delivered two custom lifting frames for the High Speed 2 (HS2) project in just six weeks.   Their team of engineers were asked to provide a bespoke lifting solution that would lift high speed railcar panels in two separate locations. The first lifting frame is being used at Southampton Docks […]

03/12/2020 - 15:54 pm

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