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Al Faris installs wind turbines
Heavy lift company uses Liebherr LTM 1500 on wind farm project
Mexican move by Mammoet
Heavy lifting specialist completes phase one of expansion at Port of Veracruz
Modulift’s subsea spreader beams
Subsea spreader beams now available from Modulift
Lightweight Service Crane’s custom mounting
ALE’s specialist Lightweight Service Crane installed on a suspended gantry designed for cleaning windows
Tandem lift using large Liebherr crawlers
Mammoet Germany carries out tandem lift of tunnel boring machine using two large Liebherr crawlers at a long radius
Apartment built using tilt-up technique
Precast construction technique used to build luxury apartment in Canada
Middle East update: Desert development
Prestige developments and infrastructure projects are helping to keep lifting and transportation companies busy in the Middle East. Christian Shelton reports on developments
Big Carl ready for action
One week remains until Sarens’ largest crane, the SGC-250, carries out the first lift of its four-year stint at Hinkley Point C
Wind turbine erection: Ecological warriors
As seen in last month’s issue, the wind sector is busy overall and new installation equipment is being developed. Christian Shelton reports on the latest developments
Burkhalter moves with Enerpac
Clever use of an hydraulic jack up system to replace 500 tonne railway bridge in Alabama, USA
Brakes for cranes on SSCV Sleipnir
Brakes for 10,000 tonne capacity cranes on semi-submersible crane vessel installed
Hydraulic gantries: Load lifters
Gantry manufacturers are raising the bar with their latest heavy lifting equipment. Christian Shelton reports
TBM lifted and lowered
Jack-up gantry used on 880 tonne tunnel-boring machine for Paris Metro extension project
Topside decommissioning starts
Lift and load-in of 25,000 tonne topside
SC&RA jobs of the year: champions of road and rigging
The winners of the 2019 SC&RA Job of the Year awards were announced at the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association Annual Conference in California, USA. Mike Chalmers,  Tim Hillegonds, D.Ann Shiffler, and Hannah Sundermeyer report
Schmidbauer braves the cold
German crane and transport specialist Schmidbauer puts one of its Liebherr ATs to work in Antarctica
ALE transports submarine
1,331 tonne submarine launched ahead of schedule by ALE in Indonesia
Ulferts fits-out ship
Three Liebherr cranes used to fit-out cruise ship
Giant tank hoisted into chemical plant
Maxikraft uses three Liebherr mobile cranes to lift 108 tonne storage tank over obstacles
Heat exchanger change-out
Californian crane company uses skidding system to swap-out an oil refinery heat exchanger
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