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  • Big Carl dwarfs all of the 55 cranes currently on site at the Hinkley Point C site

    Site visit: Power lifting at Hinkley Point C


    The nuclear reactors being built in the UK represent one of the largest construction projects in the world

  • The view south across the Hinkley Point C Construction Site showing the main excavations and pipework for the cooling water systems of unit 1.

    More from Hinkley Point C


    ICST’s Hinkley Point C site report from the November issue is now available online, for free, with extra content

  • The fully assembled cranes were moved into position using the Taklift 4 floating heavy lift barge crane, which has a lift capacity of 2,200 tonnes.

    Lifting large luffers


    Innovative installation procedure for Marr Contracting’s  M2480D heavy lift luffers working on the world’s longest span suspension bridge

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    AMCS Technologies at Hinkley Point


    Anti-collision system fitted to to Favelle Favco M2480D, plus other cranes, at Hinkley Point C build by AMCS Technologies

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    Casar ropes Favco M2480D


    Casar Australia supplies wire rope for Favelle Favco’s M2480D 

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    Heavy lifting contract for Marr


    High profile suspension bridge project for Marr Contracting

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    The 2017 Top Lift contest


    Here are the ten contenders for Top Lift 2017. Decide who gets your vote for the best lifting job of the last 12 months

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    International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference review


    The 2017 International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference in May provided a chance for the international tower crane community to discuss a range of key issues  

  • Simon Marr of Marr Contracting in Australia.

    Marr to urge 'different thinking' on tower cranes


    Simon Marr of Marr Contracting in Australia, will urge International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference to think differently about tower cranes

  • One of the ten Favco M2480D tower cranes owned by Marr Contracting in Australia working on the One C

    Giant Favco tower in Sydney


    An M2480D Favco tower crane from Marr Contracting in Australia has been used to lift what is likely to be the highest and heaviest load into a fully functional CBD site

  • The Favelle Favco M2480D is the world’s largest luffing jib tower crane. Owner Marr Contracting has

    The men from Marr's


    Third generation company director Simon Marr, with brother Gordon and father Gordon Senior, are the driving force behind some of the most impressive crane projects in the Pacific region and beyond. They operate tower cranes and large mobile cranes, servicing any lifting project at home in Australia or abroad