Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Liebherr cranes raise the roof 

German heavy haulage contractor Salgert has lifted a steel roof structure, measuring approximately 500 sq m, in Mechernich using six Liebherr mobile cranes. 

The roof structure, which consisted of trusses and girders, had to be raised to allow its support pillars to be extended. For the project, Salgert deployed Liebherr cranes with lifting capacities ranging from 90 tonnes to 300 tonnes. 

Half of the cranes used on the site came from Salgert's headquarters in Lohmar, while the other three cranes travelled from its branch office in Euskirchen. 

After attaching the slings to the load and releasing the connections to the pillars, the cranes worked in tandem to raise the roof structure by approximately 1 m. 

An extension section measuring around 75 cm was then placed and bolted to each of the six pillars before the Liebherr cranes lowered the roof structure back into place. 

www.liebherr.com 

www.salgert.eu

Heavy Lift | News

V&M chooses Terex for Ultimate project thumbnail image

V&M chooses Terex for Ultimate project

February 15 - V&M Erectors has been busy on the the largest infrastructure project in the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) history.
Views: 381
Al Faris expands fleet with Liebherr thumbnail image

Al Faris expands fleet with Liebherr

February 7 - Al Faris Equipment Rentals has placed an order for 36 Liebherr mobile cranes worth approximately EUR25 million (USD28.5 million).
Views: 1193
Terex Cranes welcomes Strieder thumbnail image

Terex Cranes welcomes Strieder

February 7 - Ulrich Strieder has assumed the role of operations director for the two Terex Cranes plants in Zweibrücken – Dinglerstraße and Wallerscheid.
Views: 1460
Leggat expands with Demag thumbnail image

Leggat expands with Demag

February 6 - Leggat Plant has expanded its fleet with the addition of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane.
Views: 1072

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.