Global green and heavy haulage contractor Sarens, took delivery of a new LR 11000 crawler crane from Liebherr earlier in the year. For its first job, the new 1000 tonne crane was assembled at Oostpolder wind farm, which is currently being built to the south of the Dutch port of Eemshaven. Sarens received the order from there to erect Enercon E-136 EP5 wind turbines with a hub height of 155 metres.
Let’s encourage everybody to open their eyes to the importance of lifting equipment, says Justin Boehm, Member Engagement Manager for Australia at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA).
SSCV Sleipnir, a semi-submersible crane vessel owned and operated by Heerema Marine Contractors recently broke lifting records on the Johnan Sverdrup phase 2 development projects.
A custom-made 50 WLL lifting frame designed by Modulift was key in being used to ensure that Mocean Energy’s new Blue X wave energy prototype could take it’s first ever dip in to the cold waters of the North Sea.
Award-winning projects include sports arena, performance centres, and a museum.
Sarens won the Crane Job of the Year Award in the lattice boom category for its SGC-250 working at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in the UK.
Illinois crane specialists take top honours in 3D lift plan of the year contest.
Recently, the New Zealand team at Preston Hire welcomed some new recruits, a group of little legends from the 1st Mt Albert St Judes Cubs.
Liebherr tower cranes were used to construct a landmark tower development in Auckland which includes a self-erector replacing a typical Building Maintenance Unit.
During a recent discussion and voting meeting in Zweibrücken, Tadano Demag GmbH’s and Tadano Faun GmbH’s creditors approved the reorganisation plans for both companies.