Articles filtered by topic: Heavy Lifting

February/March 2024 – Vol. 26, Issue 1 Heavy and alternative lifting (PDF, 991.52 KB)
UK based Durham Lifting offers a wide range of lifting and testing services. Editor Mark Darwin interviews managing director Amanda Gardiner about its history, recent developments and plans for the future. We also highlight a range of big lift projects from around the world.

April/May 2021 – Vol. 23, Issue 2 Heavy lift (PDF, 997.56 KB)
Will North takes a look at a number of heavy lift and moving applications using large cranes, jacking systems and SPMTs that presented particular challenges.

November 2020 – Vol. 22, Issue 8 Heavy moving and alt lifting (PDF, 984.52 KB)
Will North reports on the careful planning and innovative solutions required to transport and install the increasingly large power plant modules and components to power hungry, infrastructure poor countries.

June 2020 – Vol. 22, Issue 4 Heavy lift (PDF, 800.11 KB)
We report on several interesting heavy lift applications from around the world, including jobs on land, lifting with ease, lifting with crawler cranes and with mega lifters. Also we report on the first outing for Liebherr’s new LR 11000 with V-Frame variable suspended counterweight.

June 2019 – Vol. 21, Issue 4 Heavy lift (PDF, 825.35 KB)
At the end of last year we charted the development of the new generation heavy lift cranes. However such is the rapid progress of the heavy lift sector that the landscape has all changed not by one but two new mega lifters that offer almost four times the lifting power of the machines that have gone before!