Equipment News | Jacks, Skates and Rollers

Unique projects often push standard lifting and moving equipment to their limits. High capacity climbing systems, strand jacks, skids and rollers have provided an alternative to traditional methods.

ALE skids to Korchagin success

June 13 - ALE has completed the offshore skidding of a satellite platform topside, weighing 2,565 tonnes, for the Korchagin oil field development project in Russia.

Bolloré barges through Kenya

May 17 - Bolloré Logistics' industrial projects team was recently contracted by Base Titanium to provide Customs clearance and the transportation of a heavy piece of mining equipment from the port of Mombasa to a site in Kwale.

Hess opts for Enerpac gantry

May 9 - Germany-based Hess has invested in an Enerpac SL380 gantry system, as well as two 8 m header beams and side shift units.

Enerpac lifts in the Netherlands

April 25 - An Enerpac JS-250 jack-up system has been utilised for the assembly of an 820-ton (743.9-tonne) maritime steel platform in the Netherlands.

Allspeeds launches Tangye Hydralite

April 19 - UK-headquartered Allspeeds has introduced the Tangye Hydralite aluminium jack series, which has a capacity ranging from 20-100 tonnes.

Rapid Response slides in Jersey

March 27 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has moved two 50-tonne transformers into their final position for Jersey Electricity's GBP17 million (USD24 million) substation project in Jersey.

Enerpac barges into Antwerp

March 6 - Roll-iT has recently used an Enerpac JS-250 jack-up system to assist with the transport a 300-tonne bridge deck from Ghent to Antwerp, through the Belgian canal network, onboard a Victrol pontoon.

Fagioli bridges the gap

March 2 - The Indonesian branch of Fagioli has completed the first part of the Jembatan Holtekamp Bridge installation project.

Triple lift for ALE

February 6 - ALE has used its Mega Jack 800 system to jack up three ship-to-shore cranes, weighing 1,390 tonnes each, in Barcelona, Spain.

ALE bridges the gap

January 31 - ALE has performed the load-out and installation of a steel bridge using the Mega Jack 800 in Antwerp.

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