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Scheuerle SPMT PowerHoss works for Friderici
Swiss specialist required compact dimensions and maximum manoeuvrability to operate in confined space and several other applications
The engineering challenges of Grand Paris Express, Europe’s largest transport infrastructure project
Société du Grand Paris boss, Bernard Cathelain, tells KHL’s Lucy Barnard about the engineering challenges behind Europe’s largest transport infrastructure project
Moving without cranes at Herrenknecht
Using a specialized transporter’s hydraulic suspension instead of a crane
Hawks crawler cranes on UK tunnel project
A quartet of Kobelco crawlers cranes has been put to work on a road tunnel project in the UK
Ainscough supports HS2 milestone
The company worked on behalf of HS2 joint venture Balfour Beatty VINCI to help construct equipment for the first tunnel dig in the UK
Sennebogen crawler used for deep tunnel excavation
Guan Chuan Engineering & Construction uses 6133 E telescopic crawler for earth retention works on Singapore’s new sewer system
Tunnel mission for Haulotte
An articulating boom is being used to reach lighting and ventilation in tunnels on the Yunnan to Laos railway
Genie lift in radioactive upgrade
Articulated boom used to tranform disused iron ore mine into radioactive waste repository
Tandem lift using large Liebherr crawlers
Mammoet Germany carries out tandem lift of tunnel boring machine using two large Liebherr crawlers at a long radius
TBM lifted and lowered
Jack-up gantry used on 880 tonne tunnel-boring machine for Paris Metro extension project
Big crane for small tunnels
A Sennebogen telecrawler crane made light work of a micro-tunnelling job in Dubai
Ranger passes tunnel test
Ratchet lever hoists from Ranger pass the tunnels test in Australia
TBM dismantled by Gradito
Gradito Oleodinamica used a Liebherr LR 1500 crawler crane to dismantle a tunnel boring machine (TBM) in Sicily
Rotating a TBM
A tunnel-boring machine in Singapore has been rotated underground using a Hydra-Slide skidding system and turntable
Fanger buys largest crawler in Switzerland
With its purchase of a new 750 tonne class crawler crane from Liebherr, Fanger Kran AG opens a new chapter in the history of lifting equipment stationed in Switzerland
Big Pipe lifter
Duty-cycle crawler crane helps with the largest public works ever undertaken in Portland, Oregon, US.
Exceptional under ground
The crew at Riga Baumann in Germany took up a challenge to move a large and heavy tunnel boring machine back through a tunnel in Switzerland. Gino Koster reports
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