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Gotthard breakthrough
Breakthrough in the longest railway tunnel in the world, the Gotthard in Switzerland, has taken place.
BAM Balfour Beatty named preferred bidder for Irish road PPP
BAM Balfour Beatty consortium named preferred bidder for the N17/N18 Gort to Tuam PPP Scheme in Ireland by the National Roads Authority.
Berard takes on titans
Berard Transportation, based in Louisiana, USA transported two titan oil platform superstructures, weighing 3,500 and 4,000 tonnes, with millimetres to spare
Sines of success
ALE transported reactors, weighing up to 1,457 tonnes, from Italy to the Sines refinery in Portugal. A 1,800 tonne capacity self-geared vessel was used to move the reactors before they were loaded on to 68 axle lines of self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT) and transferred to the refinery 7 km from the harbour
Tight turns in Tunisia
CATT from Tunisia transported a 153 tonne, 16 x 7 m ferrule from the port of Sousse to the Polysius cement plant at Rouisset-Kairouan
Destination Russia
Hindustan Cargo Ltd. and Rolldock Shipping BV in the Netherlands set their sights on a submarine that needed moving from Eastern Naval Command, Vishakapatnam, India to Severodvinsk in Russia for refurbishment
Buddha on the move
Maxlines Forwarder Co. Ltd in Taiwan, moved a 10 tonne, 4.5 m high statue of the sitting Buddha Maitreya from the Port of Keelung in Taiwan to Belawan Port in Indonesia
Saudi road transfer
Almajdouie Heavylift and Engineering (MHL) took the challenging task of installing a 266 tonne transformer at a project site on the outskirts of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Steder relocates
Steder Group, based in the Netherlands, was contracted to relocate heavy construction machinery from Jebel Ali, Dubai to Beverwijk in the Netherlands
Cross country
GE Energy contacted Edwards Moving & Rigging to transport two gas turbine generators to a power plant in rural Kentucky, USA
Felbermayr turbine trek
The challenging 350 km transport of a 300 tonne turbine and other units in Romania was carried out by Felbermayr in a four month period to April 2010
VIDEO: An overview of Brisbane's AU$ 2.2 billion, 6.8 km-long CLEM7 tunnel
The 4.8 km-long Clem Jones Tunnel (CLEM7), Brisbane, Australia is a 6.8 km-long tollway consisting of twin, 2-lane tunnels linking five major roads north and south of the Brisbane River, and is the city's largest ever infrastructure project.
Load out record for Tiong Woon
Tiong Woon Corporation has completed the load-out of a 1,650 tonne Carbon Dioxide (CO2) removal module, setting a company record
Pumping starts at Canary Wharf Crossrail station site
Work at the Canary Wharf Crossrail station took a major step forward with the turning on of the site's dewatering pumps.
Lift and Shift India makes record move
What is claimed as India's largest and heaviest load has been moved by Lift & Shift India
First contract awarded for "Mass Transit Tunnel" scheme
NJ Transit approves first major tunnelling contract for US$ 8.7 billion Mass Transit Tunnel, the US's largest public transport project that aimes to double commuter rail capacity between New Jersey and New York.
Sarens' quick reaction
In June Sarens Polska transported a reactor from a barge to the Włocławek Chemical Plant for client ZTE Radom
Rental duo for Sao Paulo metro expansion
Two Manitowoc cranes are lifting compact equipment, hand tools and fixtures and fittings into the Estacao Faria Lima station box.
Rental duo for Sao Paulo metro expansion
As part of the M&E fit-out at Sao Paulo, Brazil's Estacao Faria Lima metro station two Manitowoc cranes are lifting compact equipment, hand tools and fixtures and fittings into the station box.
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