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Equipment News from April 2011

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Nice pair of projects for TTS

April 27 - April 27 - UAE-based project forwarder TTS International successfully avoided making waves when it completed the transport of eight ferries for the RTA (Road & Transport Authority) in Dubai.
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Project network doubles up

April 23 - April 23 - Conti-trans Speditionsgesellschaft GmbH and Direct Logistics China are the latest companies to join the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) - the fast-growing, non-exclusive professional projects logistics network of independent companies s
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Liebherr hat-trick for Knoll

April 21 - April 21 - Mobile crane hire company, Hans-Peter Knoll e.K. has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTF 1045-4.1, LTF 1060-4.1, and an LTC 1045-3.1.
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HEAVY Asia Pacific 2011

April 21 - April 21 - The optimisation of modularisation and development of innovative strategies for transport and lifting in the oil and gas industries will be the focus of the forthcoming HEAVY Asia Pacific 2011 conference in Singapore.
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Excellent start for Antwerp, but heavy lifts still down

April 19 - April 19 - The port of Antwerp handled 47,374,451 tonnes of freight in the first three months of this year, up by 12.7 percent on the same period of 2010, although heavy lift cargoes were down around 15 percent and machinery, engines, etc were down around
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Towering delivery for SATI

April 18 - April 18 - SATI International Transport & Travel Co, one of Iran's leading heavy haulage companies has handled the transportation of a 650 tonne tower, 36 m in length and 6.1 m in diameter, from Bandar Abbas port to Shiraz in central Iran - a distance of
Views: 521
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Heintzelmann take charge of new Liebherr crane

April 18 - April 18 - Ralph Heintzelmann, the managing director of Ludwigshafen-based crane hire company Heintzelmann Autokrane has visited Liebherr's Ehingen plant in person to take charge of the company's new Liebherr LTC 1045-3.1 mobile crane.
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Massive test run starts on Highway 12

April 12 - April 12 - According to local news reports, in one of the USA's most hotly contested heavy lift transports of recent times, Montana and Idaho's departments of transportation have cleared the way for Exxon Mobile's Imperial Oil to haul a 225-tonne test mod
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Krabbendam goes digital for safety

April 11 - April 11 - HLPFI's handling industry expert columnist Richard L Krabbendam has made all 11 of his popular and educational two-day safety and loading seminars 'Heavy Transport & Lifting' available in digital pdf format in order to allow more and more perso
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NICOLAS INDUSTRIE builds bridges in China

April 11 - April 11 - Self-propelled transport vehicles supplied by NICOLAS INDUSTRIE of France have been involved in the movement of 25,500 tonnes of steel for the construction of a seven-km long bridge over the Yangtze River in China.
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GPLN welcomes Bedmet Logistics

April 8 - April 8 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has announced the addition of Bedmet Logistic Damian Bednarz Sp.k. for Southern Poland.
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FESCO ships monster crane

April 8 - April 8 - FESCO Transportation Group is transporting a 1,850-tonne Lampson Model LTL-2600B mobile crawler crane from Kennewick, Washington, through the Port of Everett to the Hunan province in China and will be discharged in Shanghai to assist in nuclear
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Shuttlelift marks first anniversary of SB series launch

April 8 - April 8 - A year after it broke ground with the launch of a revolutionary new series of cranes designed to provide state-of-the-art material handling solutions and a broad range of cost-saving benefits, Wisconsin-based Shuttlelift is marking its first yea
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Pain in at Project Cargo Network

April 5 - April 5 - Martin Pain has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as office manager and will be taking on the day-to-day responsibilities involved with the running of the PCN HQ in the UK.
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"K" Line completes SAL Group takeover

April 4 - April 4 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd ("K" Line), which has had a 50 percent stake in Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land GmbH (SAL Group) since 2007 has agreed to purchase the remaining shares in the SAL Group at the end of June 2011.
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Sri Lankan peace dividend pays off with creation of Projects FPS

April 1 - April 1 - The ending of Sri Lanka's 30-year ethnic war in May 2009 has created an atmosphere so welcoming to infrastructure investments that FPS Sri Lanka, which has gained an unrivalled profile and reputation as a first-class member of the Famous Pacific
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Precision loading secures oil field delivery

April 1 - April 1 - Precision loading is one of the reasons Volga-Dnepr Airlines' technicians and loadmasters successfully handled the shipment of 100 tonnes of oilfield equipment carried onboard two flights from Luxembourg to Pointe Noire in the Republic of the Co
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Scheuerle drives success underground

April 1 - April 1 - Deep under the Austrian Alps, engineers tasked with the installation of a 220 tonne transformer in a power station cavern required massive yet delicate handling of the cargo by SPMTs.
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