Modulift tests giant 2000t spreader beam at 30m

Modulift, a market-leading manufacturer of modular spreader beams, has recently finished testing  an MOD 1100/2000t modular spreader beam. Currently the largest supplied standard beam in the Modulift range, with a lifting capacity of 2000t, the MOD 1100 has been ordered by a Belgian client for offshore monopile installations. The 30m-long beam comes complete with DNV […]

22/11/2022 - 12:59 pm

Quick turnaround helps Britlift strengthen client relationship

Notus Contract Lifting has over 60 years’ combined experience delivering contract lifting solutions. The company specialises in ensuring that lifting requirements are executed safely and in line with a project’s operational and commercial demands. As a fully independent business, Notus can offer each customer a completely unbiased, evidence-based technical proposal, meaning the correct equipment is […]

11/11/2022 - 15:07 pm

Testing the load

Two Modulift spreader beams were used to perform a 2420t load test by Modulift’s partner Liftek International in Dubai. Based in Poole, Dorset, UK, Modulift, a market-leading manufacturer of modular spreader beams, was recently involved in an exceptionally heavy load test in Dubai. Two MOD 1000 spreader beams were used in a crucifix configuration to […]

19/10/2022 - 19:22 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

Moon lander transporter tested and moved to Houston

A customised 2500lb. capacity transport cradle for a lunar lander, manufactured by The Caldwell Group Inc, has arrived in Houston. There, Intuitive Machines will complete the next stage of testing before the lander, Nova-C, will be sent to the Moon. When complete, the lunar lander requires highly customised transportation to NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre (KS) […]

21/04/2022 - 13:38 pm

Rope and Sling at waste-to-energy site

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd (RSS) has been delivering spreader beams, slings, shackles, and related Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) inspections to the project for almost a year, as work at the undisclosed site continues. Ron Harrison, regional manager, Rotherham (UK) depot at RSS, says, “We provide the lifting gear, and they […]

17/08/2021 - 12:19 pm

Modulift builds spreader beam with 2000t lift capacity

Safe Lifting Europe BV a Dutch rental company specialising in heavy lifting, has taken delivery of a modular spreader beam able to lift a 2000t load, which it commissioned Modulift to design and manufacture. Known for product innovation, Modulift managed the entire process led by its experienced team of in-house engineers. From full design specification […]

26/03/2021 - 11:28 am

Freres Lumber uses Caldwell rotary leg lumber lifter

Freres Lumber Co Inc is using a custom below-the-hook attachment, manufactured by Caldwell, to lift long lumber loads at its Mass Ply Panel (MPP) facility in Lyons, Oregon, USA. The 15USt capacity, 53ft long, motorised, rotary leg lumber lifter handles lamellas (thin layers/plates) of structural composite lumber, used to manufacture MPP products. It is attached […]

02/12/2020 - 12:44 pm

Modulift Spreader Beam supports Iceland’s oldest company

A Modulift spreader beam was key to the successful lift of four new storage tanks for fishing and processing company, Ísfélag Vestmannaeyja hf. The new tanks, each at a height of 17m and weighing 25t, will help increase the freezing and storage of capelin fish so that the company’s vessels can return to fishing as […]

10/11/2020 - 12:49 pm

Fusion of accuracy and control

Enerpac SyncHoist lifting systems are being used to assist in the assembly of the Vacuum Vessel for ITER, the world’s largest fusion experiment, in Southern France. The SyncHoist millimetre lifting accuracy is needed to lift 500t vacuum vessel sectors into an Up-Ending tool for vessel assembly by the ITER Sector Sub-Assembly Tool. The torus-shaped ITER […]

23/09/2020 - 16:22 pm

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