Mammoet Deploys Two PTC Ring Cranes To India For HPCL Rajasthan Refinery

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Mammoet continues to provide client L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering with heavy lifting services for the construction of its Barmer oil refinery and petrochemical complex in Rajasthan, India. Mammoet and L&T have a long-term relationship, dating back to 2012, which saw Mammoet lift a 750t chemical reactor with the in-house designed PTC35-DS 1600te ring crane. The most … Read more

Mammoet on Linde Upgrade Project in Singapore

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Linde, located at Jurong Island, Singapore is currently undergoing a series of projects to integrate a new complex within its existing facility. As such, Mammoet was hired to lift and install over a hundred components for the plant’s gasification facility upgrade. The items to be installed included pipe racks, rotating equipment (turbines, generators), e-containers, columns … Read more

Mammoet Topside Load-Out In Turkmenistan

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The oil and gas industry is a key contributor to Turkmenistan’s economy, making up around 80% of its exports, so continued investment in energy infrastructure is crucial. The Garagol Deniz West field is located around 75km offshore of Turkmenistan in the Caspian Sea. Further exploration of this area will be crucial as it has the … Read more

Mammoet removes bridge in Austria city centre

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Exact planning and custom engineering ensure on-time delivery with minimum disruption in Vienna, Austria More than 30 years ago, a freeway junction on the Vienna southeast tangent in Austria was built but never put into operation. As part of a recent redevelopment program, the last bridge section of this “closed exit” would be demolished. Due … Read more

Maiden lift for Mammoet’s FOCUS30 !

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Mammoet has completed the first lift using its innovative FOCUS30 crane; helping to reduce disruption during scheduled turnaround activity at a refinery in the UK! The FOCUS30 performed a top-and-tail lifting operation in tandem with a 500-tonne mobile crane, in order to install a vessel at the facility. The space saver crane The FOCUS30 is … Read more

Modest Growth In North America’s Crane Market

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As KHL releases the latest American Cranes & Transport’s 2021 (ACT 100), we see that North America’s top crane companies have small growth despite challenges due to COVID-19 pandemic. The top 100 companies added 103,738 tons for a total index of 2,881,935, a lower 3.59% growth compared to ACT 100 an year earlier with 5.74% … Read more

Mammoet launched floating drydocks in Dammam

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Built at Zamil Shipyard in the port of Dammam, two floating drydocks, intended for maintenance and repair works of naval crafts in Saudi Arabia, are being commissioned by Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie (CMN), a French naval ship design and construction company. Mammoet’s Saudi Arabia branch was contracted by CMN to launch the drydocks via float-off … Read more

10 Spectacular Mammoth Projects By Mammoet In 10 Countries

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As COVID-19 situation continues, the entire market has been slow. However, the crane industry big brother, Mammoet, is still busy with some of the mega projects that is going on around the world. I cannot wait till June to release this post hence I will write it now to see what they are doing at … Read more

Mammoet Completes Lift At Pennsylvanian Petrochemical Plant

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In 2019, Mammoet’s team completed several lifts using the PTC 200-DS in Potter Township, Pennsylvania. Originally there were ten scheduled lifts to be executed at a radius of 146m (480ft), with the heaviest two pieces weighing in at over 663.4t (1.4m lbs.) each. Maximising Mammoet’s PTC For Construction Efficiency In order to maximise construction efficiency and because … Read more

Mammoet Completes 34,000t load-out in China

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Load-out of the first semi-submersible hull for the Ling Shui 17-2 gas field project has been successfully completed in southern China. This was also the first transverse hydraulic shoe load-out of this grade weight to be completed in the country, with a hull structure weighing at 34,000t. Mammoet’s extensive offshore expertise has seen it break … Read more

Mammoet get world’s first Liebherr LTM1650-8.1

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Painted in the signature black and red livery colours, the first ever Liebherr LTM1650-8.1 has left Liebherr’s Ehingen plant, going to Dutch global crane and heavy haulage contractor, Mammoet. The new 8-axles will be the new successor to the legendary LTM1500-8.1 which has dominated much of the market for its class. The 650-tonne mobile crane … Read more

Mammoet & Verton Australia teams up

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Mammoet has gone into a partnership with Verton Australia to introduce Verton load control equipment to Mammoet’s existing network of clients. this is a step between the two companies to raise the safety standards in crane operations around the world. According to HSE annual report in UK, there were 6,480 injuries caused by moving objects … Read more

Mammoet maintains Whitla Wind 1

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Mammoet utilised its CC2400 crawler crane to replace a 38-tonne tonne gearbox at the Whitla Wind 1 wind farm in Southern Alberta, Canada. High winds and sub-zero temperatures made the work a challenge, said Mammoet. Nevertheless, from the time Vestas awarded Mammoet the project it took the teams just two weeks to complete. The lift itself took a day … Read more

Mammoet installs 1,500 ton airport bridge

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Mammoet has again challenged racing against time with the installation of an elevated pedestrian walkway bridge at Seattle-Tacoma Airport in the United States. The entire operation was carried out at the airport’s new arrivals facility – while runways on either side remained open to air traffic. The prefabricated walkway, part of the airport’s US$968 million … Read more

Birch joins Mammoet board

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Michael Birch, a director at ALE, has joined the executive board of Mammoet, the world’s largest international heavy lift and transport specialist. His move follows the completion earlier in January of Mammoet’s acquisition of ALE, a UK-based international heavy lift and transport specialist. Birch has more than 30 years of experience in the heavy transport … Read more

Nigeria’s LADOL form partnership with Mammoet

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Nigerian company Lagos Deep Offshore Logistic Base (LADOL), West Africa’s largest offshore rig and vessel repair base, has formed a strategic partnership with Dutch international heavy lift and haulage company Mammoet, aimed at expanding its project cargo handling and logistics capabilities for offshore oil and gas exploration and production companies operating in the region. LADOL … Read more

Mammoet completes ALE acquisition

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Dutch international heavy lift specialist Mammoet has completed the acquisition of fellow international heavy lifting and transport specialist ALE, effective January 8, 2020. The businesses will now operate as one company under the Mammoet brand. Mammoet said it will now roll out an integration plan that will bring the two organisations together while maintaining safe … Read more

Mammoet signs for PDH project Heavy Lift and Transport on Borealis Kallo site

Mammoet recently signed as the official heavy lift and transport partner for the New European PDH project on the Borealis Kallo site, which was announced last year as one of the most significant investments in European petrochemicals in 20 years. The propane dehydrogenation plant, one of the largest and most efficient in the world, will … Read more

Australian government backs Verton

Australia-based lifting and rotation management specialist Verton Australia said it has gained financial and strategic support from the Australian government for the development of a load orientating device for wind turbine blades. The company won the backing of the Australian government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre to develop the technology for its Windmaster project. The aim … Read more

Mammoet expands port presence

Heavy lift and transportation specialist Mammoet has announced a collaboration with deep water marine terminal Port of Coeymans. The port is located ten miles south of Albany, in the state of New York, and 100 miles north of New York City. The port is owned by Carver Companies, which has interests in the construction, mining, … Read more

Mammoet awarded heavy lift for Texas refinery

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Mammoet announced it has been awarded the heavy lift and transport scope for a Beaumont, Texas refinery expansion planned to increase crude refining capacity by more than 250,000 barrels per day. The project is expected to create up to 1,850 jobs during construction and anticipated completion of the unit is planned for 2022. Under the … Read more

Mammoet’s Focus build begins

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The first steel has been cut for the construction of the first unit of Mammoet’s heavy-lift Focus crane. Following the finalisation of structural engineering details and appointment of suitable subcontractors, the first steel has been cut for the Focus 30. It is a 2,500-tonne capacity class lattice boom crane particularly suitable for use in confined … Read more

Mammoet relocated container cranes in Mexico

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Mammoet has relocated several container cranes at the Port of Veracruz in Mexico. Three ship-to-shore (STS) cranes and 18 rubber-tyred gantries (RTG) cranes were moved as part of an expansion project, designed to increase the port’s capacity. Two trains of 28 axle lines of self propelled modular transporter (SPMT) were used to move the STS … Read more

Mammoet reveals Focus crane details

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Following the finalizing of the design announced in April this year, Mammoet has now released now information on their new mega crane which is due to be launched in 2020. The 2,500-tonne crane Focus is designed to be erected vertically in small areas such as city centres or industrial plants. To achieve this, Mammoet said … Read more

Duo Liebherr crawler lifts TBM onto the barge in Germany

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Mammoet Germany, the German subsidiary of Dutch heavy load specialist Mammoet, used two large Liebherr crawler cranes, LR11350 and LR11000 to tandem load a tunnel boring machine (TBM) onto a barge at Kehl, an industrial river port on the Gerrman side of the river Rhine in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The TBM weighs 950 ton and … Read more