May 2 - NCSG Crane and Heavy Haulage Corp and Fagioli Canada have signed a cooperation agreement to work together on crane, rigging, and heavy haul projects in the LNG sector in the Prince Rupert area.

"Fagioli is the specialised service provider currently doing the heavy haul and lift work at the only major greenfield LNG facility in North America," said Edoardo Ascione, president of Fagioli Inc. "We are proud to be doing the heavy lift work at the Sabine Pass LNG export facility being constructed in Louisiana, This work along with our global LNG experience working in Angola, Qatar, Equatorial Guinea, Europe and Australia makes our partnership with NCSG uniquely qualified to work on the Canadian LNG projects," he added.

"The combination of NCSG, Fagioli and our First Nation partners will allow us to use our local presence to offer fully operated and maintained rigging, crane and heavy haul services from 6 tons to 64,000 tons," said Ted Redmond, ceo of NCSG.

Collectively NCSG and Fagioli have over 320 cranes, 1300 lines of SPMTs, 435 lines of hydraulic platform trailers, 300 conventional trailers and specialised rigging equipment including tower gantries, strand jack systems, jack and slide systems, hydraulic gantries for lifting and skidding modules.