New Zealand’s national crane count has grown, with Auckland accounting for 66% of all cranes counted across the country’s main centres.
ALE was contracted to engineer, deliver and install seven transformers, weighing approximately 225t each, for the NordLink Project in Tonstad, Norway.
Turkish tower crane rental company and Potain dealer TeknoVinç sponsored a model crane building competition in Istanbul aimed at inspiring the country’s next generation of engineers.
With 30 branches worldwide and three dedicated branch locations in Australia, ALE is a global leader in heavy transportation and lifting; delivering a highly tailored service and providing innovative equipment and engineering solutions. Greg Keane finds out more.
Specialist crane and subsea equipment manufacturer Huisman has manufactured an offshore crane hook using a 3D printer. The Dutch company said it is the first of its kind.
Not only that, it passed its 80t load test “and all associated quality control checks according to the strictest criteria,” Huisman said. Read more
The CCC Ituango Consortium, which comprises Brazilian conglomerate Carmago Correa and Colombian construction firms Constructora Conconcreto and Coninsa Ramon H, are using three tower cranes from Spanish manufacturer Linden Comansa to help build the Ituango hydroelectric power plant in Colombia. Once completed the power plant will be the largest in the Colombia and it is currently the largest infrastructure project under way in the country. Read more
Steel producer British Steel has announced it is supplying crane rails for the Yangshan deep water facility, a £57 billion (A$101 billion) project that will enable the port of Shanghai, China, to handle container ships with depths of up to 15m.