Mammoet and ALE in takeover talks

Leading international heavy lift and transport specialists Mammoet and ALE are in takeover talks. Netherlands-based Mammoet has confirmed it is negotiating with UK-headquartered ALE in a bid to acquire it. A joint statement from the two companies is as follows: “Today, Mammoet Holding B.V. and ALE Heavylift have

GTI acquires Jetco

The Project Freight Network - PFN member for Canada, GTI Transport Solutions Inc., (“GTI”), a leading provider of open-deck, specialized and over-dimensional freight services has completed the acquisition of Jetco, a Houston-based transporter offering flatbed, heavy-haul, intermodal, logistics, and specialized loads in the Texas region and

Aertssen Group takes ADM Team Heavy Weight

Aertssen Group has taken over the activities of the ADM Team Heavy Weight transport company from Westerlo. This acquisition strengthens our position in the exceptional transport sector, and promotes our further international expansion. Through the acquisition, we also benefits from a trimodal access location along the Albert Canal. ADM Team Heavy Weight is

Huge reactor lift in Alberta

Freezing temperatures and a wallop of snow late last week didn’t stop crews with Inter Pipeline and Mammoet from completing a major construction task on the Heartland Petrochemical Complex. A 430-foot, 1,600-tonne Mammoet PTC35DS ring crane was used to lift a 48.5-metre, 725-tonne polypropylene reactor into place at the facility near

SPMT development

The modular nature of the SPMT lends itself to hybridization  and equipment manufacturers are now exploring exciting variants. Christian Shelton reports on the evolution of the SPMT Necessity is the mother of invention, the saying goes. There has always been a need to lift and move heavy items. Throughout history this

Transport Solution Optimizes Costs for Offshore Wind

ALE is optimizing offshore wind project costs by designing a unique new modular transport frame specialized in carrying transition pieces (TPs) within marshaling ports.  Designed in-house by their award-winning R&D team in Breda, the Netherlands, the new Transition Piece Carrier has been developed as a more cost-effective alternative of transporting the

A New Breakbulk Cargo Stowage Solution

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has introduced a new breakbulk cargo stowage solution, the Breakbulk Optimiser, which enables operators to rapidly and optimally plan the stowage of many different cargoes, increasing vessel utilization rates significantly and therefore improving business performance. "The MacGregor Breakbulk Optimiser is the first automated, cloud-based application for the

Potteries Heavy Haulage Investing More

As part of their set commitment to investing in the latest vehicles and equipment available on the market, HeavyLift.Club member Potteries has purchased several top-of-the-range vehicles and trailers to bolster their already expansive fleet of vehicles to suit any type of load. Our new vehicles include: Mercedes ACTROS 120t Truck Mercedes

Mammoet Seeks $2.8M For Unpaid Power Plant Work

Industrial transportation company Mammoet USA North Inc. is seeking $2.8 million in damages from a construction joint venture that allegedly stiffed it on subcontracting agreements related to two power plants in New Jersey and Connecticut, according to a filing Friday in New York state court. Mammoet alleges that Durr-Megrant A JV, a