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ALE wins carrier contract, adds to fleet, rebrands
Heavy transport and lifting company ALE based in the UK has been awarded its largest contract to date
Ltech converts telehandler to yacht transporter
A prestigious yacht club near Moscow approached Ltech with an unusual challenge. The FordeWind Yacht club wanted Ltech to convert a Faresin FH17.40 telehandler into a hauler for a special boat transporter trailer.
HMS Victory needs big booms with delicate touch
When the Royal Navy says that the historic HMS Victory must be revamped no cost nor effort is spared. The HMS Victory which originates from the 18th century is the oldest ship in the British naval service. It achieved prominence as Admiral Nelson's flagship in the naval battle of Trafalgar. The Victory can now be visited in Portsmouth in a dry dock at the Historic Dockyards.
Aircraft access solution helps keep planes in the air
UK based design and engineering company, Semmco has officially launched a specialist access solution for aircraft maintenance. The tail docking system encases the aircraft tail and consists of a series of platforms which allow engineers to work at four height levels from 2.5 m (8 ft) to 9 m (30ft).
Buran moved to Speyer museum
In October 2008 the Technik Museum Speyer in Germany opens a new hall fully dedicated to space travel. Highlight is the Buran, Russia's answer to the US Space Shuttle. Moving the spacecraft over water and land to its new home in the south of Germany, was a major challenge. Heavy transport specialists Kübler tackled the job, as Gino Koster reports
Heavy transport diversity
The heavy and specialized transport industry is increasingly challenged to find solutions to carry extreme loads to their destinations. In solving those challenges ingenuity is often the key word. Gino Koster presents some examples on the basis of the ESTA 2008 award winning jobs and other typical entries
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