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Mammoet awarded submarine salvage contract
The Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) has awarded Mammoet Salvage B.V. the contract to salvage a Second World War submarine and deal with its toxic cargo
Ainscough 800 tonner on stilts in London
Heron Tower will be one of the tallest buildings in London, UK. It occupies the entire footprint of a small site bordered by public roads on all four sides. Challenges to contend with on a lifting job there included the fact that the road was narrower than the outrigger spread of the crane
Sarens Sennebogen crawlers in Antarctica
Sarens prepared a pair of its Sennebogen crawler cranes for a long-term contract in the harsh conditions of Antarctica
Up high on the move with an LR 1600/2
Mammoet put its new 600 tonne capacity Liebherr LR 1600/2 to work on its first job straight out of the factory
BTB replaces cross on Berlin Dom
In August German rental company BTB lifted into place a new gold plated cross on the cupola of the Berlin Dom
Rising gas
Smit Heavy Lift’s 1,600 tonne capacity floating sheerlegs Taklift 4 played a major role in the recently completed offshore phase of the decommissioning of a gas platform in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. IC reports
Ainscough aspires in Nottingham
The tallest piece of freestanding art in the UK was lifted into place by Ainscough Crane Hire last month.
Bobcat telehandlers keep Istanbul's F1 track clear
At this year's Formula-1 and GP2 races at Istanbul Park in Turkey, the drivers and cars in the races were safeguarded by the circuit's rescue teams and a fleet of 14 Bobcat telehandlers.
Hellman moves the Ace of Spades
One of Europe's largest open cast mine drag lines is being decommissioned and moved to a new home in the US
Scissors do a star turn
At the opening ceremony which launched Liverpool as the 2008 European capital of culture, UK rental company, AFI Uplift, provided 12 scissor lifts to event specialist, Production Eye, to help add more drama to the show.
Unleashing the Stallion
Crane rental company Meade Crane Services was tasked with positioning the world's largest Viking ship in the National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks in Dublin
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