AMCS anti-collision systems for Hinkley Point C nuclear plant

Hinkley Point C, with two nuclear reactors, is one of the new generation of nuclear plants being built in the United Kingdom. AMCS technologies has signed with the consortium Bouygues Travaux Publics and Laing O’Rourke to equip the construction site cranes with its anti-collision systems. This out of the ordinary project comprises around fifty luffing … Read more

UK’s largest flat-top crane lands at Heathrow Airport

Rental company City Lifting supplies a Linden Comansa tower crane model 21LC750 with maximum load capacity of 50 tonnes for the construction of a hotel next to Terminal 2 With almost 80 million passengers in 2017, Heathrow airport in London is one of the world’s busiest in traffic. Thousands of travellers use this huge airport … Read more

M&M Mobile Crane Hire adds three Liebherr Cranes

A photo of M&M Mobile Crane Hires's Liebherr LTM1050-3.1

M&M Mobile Crane Hire LTM1050-3.1 Source: KHL Crane rental specialist M & M Mobile Crane Hire has ordered three more Liebherr wheeled mobile telescopic cranes to add to its new depot in Kent, United Kingdom. They are a pair of LTM 1040-2.1s and an LTM 1090-4.1. It opened the new depot in mid-2017 and added seven … Read more

Mammoet opens Teeside facility

Source: Breakbulk Heavy-lift specialist Mammoet has opened a new £7 million facility in Teeside in the north of the UK. The 2,700 square-meter facility in Thornaby provides storage, workshop space, training facilities, testing areas and offices for Mammoet’s breakbulk handling operations in the UK. The firm has invested more than £15 million in the region … Read more

Leggat Plant Take First Terex Explorer 5500 In UK

Glasgow-based rental company Leggat Plant has taken delivery of the first 130 tonne Terex Explorer 5500 All Terrain crane in the UK. The five axle 5500 features a 60 metre main boom with a 11 to 21 metre bi-fold swingaway extension, which can offset up to 40 degrees. A 12 metre insert can also be … Read more