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ALE executes pit move

ALE has lifted and transported a sulphur storage facility for the Lindsey Oil Refinery in the UK.

The storage system consisted of a concrete pit, weighing 304 tonnes, and a 90-tonne lid.

To lift the units ALE mobilised a gantry system, which includes jacking points that can operate in unison for optimum control and safety. Once the pit was raised, SPMTs were positioned beneath in preparation for onward transportation.

The pit was moved approximately 2 miles (3.22 km) along public roads and across the project site. Due to the smaller size of the lid, ALE said the transport for this component was able to use a much shorter and more direct route.

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Zeebrugge joins IPCSA

June 4 - The port of Zeebrugge in Belgium has joined the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) as it looks to share expertise gained from its Smart Port, Green Port and Safety Port projects.
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