In this part of my site I highlight the various aspects of the Heavy Transport and Lift industry. As you may know, this industry does not merely consist of cranes and transporters. There are alternative ways to move large and heavy cargo in either horizontal or vertical direction.
Gantries and strand jacks are alternatives to conventional cranes. Skidding and rolling in various different ways (track rollers, air bags, air pallets, rail bogies) are alternatives to transporters. Just to name a few examples.
The construction of wind park all over the globe has opened the door for new possibilities for both equipment manufacturers as the executing companies. Unfortunately, since this still a fairly young industry, we are subject to trail and error. Sometimes with devastating results.
CAUTION…. safety ahead.
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Every once in a while a projects calls for a non-standard solution. Whether it be a slick tower design or a neat way of turning a load or an advanced rigging method, it requires an “outside the box” approach.
Last but not least, there is a section “accidents”. Accidents are unfortunate and are still occurring too frequent. This section is not meant to harm or embarrass anybody. But since the accident has happened already we might as well learn from it to prevent it from reoccurring.
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