Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Myshak skids with Hydra-Slide

Canada-based Myshak Crane & Rigging has utilised its Hydra-Slide hydraulic skidding equipment to replace a 514-tonne converter at a fertiliser production plant in Alberta.

A 300-ton (272.2-tonne) capacity heavy track HT300 skidding system, in combination with a a 350-ton (348.9-tonne) capacity low-profile LP350 hydraulic skidding system, was used to move the equipment over a 50 m track.

The old converter shell, complete with basket and catalyst, measured 32 m in length and had a diameter of 2.7 m. The unit was jacked up and skidded horizontally in one piece to an open area where it was loaded onto SPMTs.

This made room for the installation of the larger converter shell, which weighed 520.2 tonnes with the basket and measured 3 m in diameter and 35 m in length.

The replacement unit was skidded across the track into position over the foundations and lowered onto the anchor bolts.

Six JLS250 jacking load shoes were hydraulically connected in a three-point suspension to lift and slide the converters on the HT300 track.

www.hydra-slide.com

myshakgroup.com

Heavy Lift | News

Mammoet handles column shipment thumbnail image

Mammoet handles column shipment

April 26 - Mammoet has transported and installed a 400-ton (362.9-tonne) cracking column at Cepsa’s La Rábida oil refinery in southern Spain on behalf of Prism Logistics.
Views: 50
DEME completes Hornsea installation thumbnail image

DEME completes Hornsea installation

April 26 - DEME has installed 174 foundations for the Hornsea One offshore wind farm project, located 120 km off the Yorkshire coast, UK.
Views: 48
 Kaleido in wind shipments thumbnail image

Kaleido in wind shipments

April 26 - Spain-headquartered Kaleido Logistics has coordinated the first of eight shipments of wind turbine components for two separate projects in South Africa.
Views: 57
EXG in vaporiser move thumbnail image

EXG in vaporiser move

April 26 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) transported a 70-ton (63.5-tonne) vaporiser, plus accessories, in India.
Views: 20

Heavy Lift Across The World

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