D Turner & Son takes delivery of first Enerpac Mini Lift Gantry

The first Enerpac ML40 Mini-Lift Gantry has been delivered to D Turner & Son (Machinery Removal) in Rochdale, Lancashire, UK. Designed for installing or removing machinery in tight spaces, the self-contained mini gantry has all an operator needs for nearly any 50t lifting job using a standard 16amp 110V single phase power supply. “The ML40 […]

15/05/2022 - 15:13 pm

Heavy lifting with a light touch  

Jumbo-SAL-Alliance delivers comprehensive transportation solution for a mighty engineering challenge with a tight squeeze. After months of precision planning and engineering Jumbo Shipping, now part of Jumbo-SAL-Alliance, has carried out the tailor-made transportation of offshore platform modules including living quarters module, helideck and flare boom for client Kiewit Offshore Services. The Fairmaster and her crew […]

11/02/2022 - 17:31 pm

Caldwell manufactures transportation frame for cryomodules

The Caldwell Group Inc has customised a lifting frame that will eventually be used during transatlantic transportation of cryomodules, likely during the summer of 2022. The 35.76ft (10.9m) long by 7.2ft (2.2m) wide by 7.7ft (2.35m) high steel frame, provided by Caldwell’s Illinois, USA-based distributor John Sakash Company, weighs 12,787lb unloaded and 40,345lb loaded. Cryomodules […]

07/01/2022 - 11:03 am

Enerpac’s EVO System set for ITER tokamak magnet lift in 2024

Enerpac hydraulic cylinders are set to have a key role in the final construction of the ITER fusion tokamak in 2024. On completion of assembly of the tokamak’s vacuum vessel sectors, nine cylinders now pre-installed at the bottom of the machine will lift a 11m diameter, 320t, circular poloidal magnet (PF6) into position at the […]

05/01/2022 - 11:57 am

Ainscough lifts abandoned vessel at Weymouth Harbour

Ainscough Crane Hire’s Heavy Cranes team joined forces with Gilpin Demolition and Dorset Council to remove a sunken fishing vessel from Weymouth Harbour. The boat, called FV Gitte and built in 1982, was a former Danish trawler that was 17.7m in length. It had been moored up in the harbour behind Weymouth Pavilion since being […]

23/11/2021 - 12:37 pm

Enerpac push pull system constructs world’s largest observation wheel

An Enerpac push-pull system has been used to construct the world’s largest observation wheel. Opening mid-October, the Ain Dubai observation wheel is over 250m tall, significantly higher than the 168m, High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas, and almost twice the height of the London Eye. Constructing the world’s largest and tallest observation wheel is […]

18/10/2021 - 16:59 pm

Heavy lifts glide with higher capacity Enerpac Trolleys

Enerpac has enhanced the ETR-Series Trolley System with higher capacity trolleys and swivel plates to accommodate header beams and other lifting systems With a 50t (500kN) and now 100t (1000kN) capacity per trolley, the electrically driven trolleys can carry heavy loads up to 800t (8000kN) horizontally in a continuous smooth movement, including acceleration and deceleration. […]

31/08/2021 - 11:25 am

Handling Specialty lifts the stage at Royal Caribbean

Handling Specialty made history in 1995 when it was contracted to produce the underwater stage lift system for Cirque du Soleil at the Bellagio, in Las Vegas.  The ‘O’ show continues to perform two shows per night after 24 years on the original Handling Specialty lift systems. It is an extraordinary engineering feat from an […]

06/07/2021 - 15:41 pm

A pressing move without interruption to production

Hungarian heavy lifting and machine assembly specialist, Megakran Plc, relied upon its Enerpac SL400N hydraulic gantry to move an 85t sheet metal press between factories located in Somogy County in southwest Hungary. The SL400N gantry provided easier access to the press than using a mobile crane. With a large vehicle production industry, Hungary is one […]

20/05/2021 - 19:32 pm

New Issue

LHI April 2022

In this month's issue