wind turbine

  • 125946 genie® sx 180 boom lift servicing the woolnorth wind farm holding’s turbines
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    SX-180 introduced to wind farm work

    2017-03-20T12:21:00Z

    Northwestern Tasmanian wind farm operator Woolnorth Wind Farm Holding’s has switched from cranes to using a Genie SX-180 boom lift for servicing its turbines

  • Grúas Romaní's Ruthmann SteigerT 540.
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    Wind work for Ruthmann order

    2016-07-26T10:34:00Z

    Grúas Romaní has taken delivery of a Ruthmann Height performance-Steiger T540 ahead of the repair season for wind turbines

  • Palfinger Platforms P900 Top Class truck mount
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    Palfinger in wind energy JV

    2015-06-23T17:20:00Z

    USA-based Fairwind, headquartered in Lawton, Oklahoma and Palfinger have set up a joint venture for wind turbine servicing

  • Collett & Sons transported a turbine for the Muirhall2 Wind farm. It is the first project to com
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    Testing transports

    2014-07-29T09:14:00Z

    As wind turbine components keep getting bigger the challenge for transport companies and equipment manufacturers to overcome these difficulties gets ever more complicated. Laura Hatton reports

  • Felbermayr from Austria at work installing a wind turbine
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    Reach for the skies

    2013-04-23T09:31:00Z

    The next developments in the wind power industry are taller turbines and higher safety standards. Laura Hatton investigates

  • Viatron's Grove GTK1100 works on installing a wind turbine in Poland
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    Viatron takes on Poland wind expansion

    2012-08-26T09:55:00Z

    Poland's Viatron is keeping its Grove GTK1100 busy working on the country's growing number of wind energy plants. The company, which specializes in wind turbine installation, acquired the Grove GTK1100 in 2011 and since then has had the unit working round the clock

  • Liebherr LR 11350-P1800 crawler being used to lift the nacelle of a 6 MW wind turbine in the Netherl
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    P-Boom enters wind energy market

    2012-08-09T12:25:00Z

    A 1,350 tonne Weldex Liebherr LR 11350-P1800, equipped with the manufacturer's new parallel boom, has lifted the 340 tonne nacelle of a 6 megawatt wind turbine

  • Around 200 delegates discussed issues in wind turbine erection, transport and maintenance. Money pre
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    A review of ESTA's wind turbine installation conference

    2012-05-01T10:21:00Z

    Last year was the worst ever for accidents in the wind turbine erection and maintenance business, prompting a major safety conference last month. Alex Dahm reports

  • The 630 EC–H 70 can reach a free-standing height under hook of 93.1 m
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    Liebherr has developed a tower crane for installing wind turbines

    2012-04-24T10:56:00Z

    Liebherr has developed a tower crane for installing wind turbines. Its capabilities outclass those of a mobile or crawler crane in certain locations, the manufacturer says. Euan Youdale reports

  • A Vestas nacelle is lowered into awaiting dockside transport
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    Lifting and transporting wind turbine components is a major challenge

    2011-12-15T16:14:00Z

    Handling state-of-the-art wind turbine components is a major challenge for crane service companies, turbine OEMs and transport specialists alike