Flawless ingot handling

The Iron age, which was an important leap in human civilization, started in 1200 BC. Despite the advances of human civilization, what we see, all around us, in the 21st Century after 2200 years is still heavily dependent on shaping iron and steel but obviously in a more advanced way. An ingot is a piece […]

09/05/2023 - 11:23 am

Automatic synchronisation for power plant lift  

Tradelossa, a Mexican company specialising in logistics solutions for ultra-heavy project cargo, oversized, manoeuvres and assemblies, has used its new Enerpac Super Boom Lift SBL1100 hydraulic gantry to install a 324-ton gas turbine at the Salamanca Combined Cycle Plant in Mexico. To accurately lift and position the gas turbine during construction of the 836 megawatt […]

13/04/2023 - 16:26 pm

Beyel Brothers and Dynamics Group help schools grow

During just five days of spring break in the US Dynamics Group Inc and Beyel Brothers Inc removed, transported, and installed 16 classroom buildings from two elementary schools to an Orange County, Florida high school. “We are glad to be able to support the continued growth of the 8th-largest school district in the nation,” said […]

11/04/2023 - 15:42 pm

Safer, faster and more cost-efficient wind turbine blade replacement

The wind energy market demands constant innovation from its supply chain, as Crosby Airpes’s craneless wind turbine rotor blade exchange system proves.   As wind farm operators meet unprecedented demand for new turbines, they must also maintain installed towers, nacelles, and other components. Central to that work is the removal and replacement of rotor blades, […]

24/05/2022 - 12:18 pm

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

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