All Power generation Articles

GEH and L&T sign nuclear agreement for India
Partnership formed ahead of massive civilian reactor building programme.
EDF to hold UK nuclear event
Utility company to explain procurement procedures for four proposed multi-billion Euro EPR reactors.
CRC moves 400,000 pound transformer
Crane Rental Corporation (CRC) in the US contracted with Progress Energy Florida (PEF) to move a 400,000 pound (181 tonne) transformer from Stanton Energy Center in east Orlando to PEF's new Tanner Road substation, also in Orlando
Windhoist Liebherr put straight to work
Irish company McNally - Windhoist collected its new Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 telescopic wheeled mobile crane from the factory in Ehingen, Germany and drove it straight to a job near Nuremburg
Havator gets Swedish wind power projects
Crane and transport contractor Havator AB has been awarded the contract to erect 23 wind turbines in Sweden for Nordex Sverige AB
100 wind turbines for South Korea
A consortium of four Korean companies has announced plans to erect 100 wind turbines in the country by 2012.
Favelle Favco M2480D is a 330 tonne luffing giant
Marr Contracting has erected what it claims is the world's largest luffing jib tower crane. Sydney, Australia-based Marr put up its new 330 tonne capacity Favelle Favco M2480D in Doha Qatar. IC contributor Brent Stacey went to see it
PTC moved fully rigged on SPMT
Mammoet used self propelled modular transporters to move its fully rigged 1,600 tonne capacity PTC-DS ring crane at a power station in Germany
JCB excavator works on remote Scottish hydropower project
This JCB JS145 excavator is dragging a pipeline uphill as part of the construction of a hydro electric power scheme near Kinloch Rannoch, in Perthshire, Scotland.
Felbermayr makes first use of an SPMT on public roads in Austria
Felbermayr transported a new 221 tonne voltage transformer on a 90 km journey in Austria. It was the first time an SPMT had been used on public roads in the country
PTC special
Mammoet was awarded the contract to supply a PTC-DS (double stacked) super heavy lift crane to build one of the largest power stations in Europe, located in Neurath, Germany
GAM wins €6m wind power contract
GAM has won a €6 million contract with Suzlom Wind Energy Spain to transport and assemble 49 wind turbines in four new wind farms in Almeria, Spain.
Cummins rental power helps flood-hit Cedar Rapids
Cummins Power Generation rented more than 25 MW of temporary power to 18 companies in Ceder Rapids, Iowa in June after record flood levels in the Cedar River.
Energyst installs 50 MW power plant in Cyprus
Energyst CAT Rental Power has installed 50 MW of temporary power in Cyprus to cope with the influx of 2.5 million tourists to the island over the summer months.
Approval granted for Europe’s largest onshore wind farm
Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has been granted planning permission to construct Europe's largest onshore windfarm. The UK£ 600 million (€ 756 million), 456 MW Clyde wind farm located between Biggar and Moffat in Southern Scotland, UK will comprise 152 turbines.
Palazzani booms help build the world's largest particle detector
Two Italian Ragno Palazzani telescopic booms have been uses in the construction of Atlas, the detection element of the huge particle acceleration experiment, which will take place at CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Wind turbine erection
Demand for energy worldwide is rising at an unprecedented pace. Oil and other finite resources continue to be the primary fuels for power generation and the raw materials for a vast range of products. Wind turbines, however, are an increasingly popular means of generating energy worldwide. Euan Youdale reports
Power lifting
When Louisiana-based Cleco Power announced plans to construct a $1 billion solid-fuel power plant, it contracted Bigge Crane & Rigging to carry out all lifting and heavy transport
High winds
The world's highest wind turbine has been placed at the Veladero mine, San Juan, Argentina, in the Cordillera de Los Andes, 4,200 m above sea level
Czech investor
APB-Plzen, a Czech company headquartered in Nezvestice, has strengthened its position in the wind turbine and special transport sector by making a major investment in trailers. Activities are not limited to transport within the former Eastern bloc countries and are now spread throughout Europe. Gino Koster reports
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