AWARD ONE: COMBINED TECHNIQUES
Sarens B.V. for lifting a 1,550 tonne pylon for a steel bridge over the river Wear in the UK, using barges, SPMT, jacking systems, winches and a ballasting system.
AWARD TWO – TRANSPORT JOB OF THE YEAR (UNDER 120t CGW)
OL-Trans, transported a delicate spruce tree 2,650 km from Poland to the Vatican in Italy for Christmas, a 16-day journey.
AWARD THREE - CRANE JOB OF THE YEAR (TELESCOPIC), lifting capacity more than 120 tonnes
Wagenborg Nedlift, for a tandem lift using 500 tonne wheeled mobile cranes to place four beams weighing 78 tonnes for a Dutch housing project.
AWARD FOUR – SAFETY AWARD
ALE for its safer, more accurate and reliable route survey tool, which is also a quicker alternative to traditional methods.
AWARD FIVE - INNOVATION: END USER
Fagioli for its innovative gantry launching system used to install 19 gates, each weighing 450 tonnes, in Venice.
AWARD SIX - CRANE JOB OF THE YEAR (TELESCOPIC), lifting capacity under 120 tonnes and knuckle boom of any capacity
Schot Verticaal Transport for its project to remove and replace cooling towers, eight floors up at an airport, using a wheeled mobile folding crane.
AWARD SEVEN – TRANSPORT, TRAILER AND LOAD OVER 120 tonnes gross weight
Kahl & Jansen for moving a transformer 82 kilometres in Germany using a high girder bridge in a 93.5 metre long total combination weighing 592 tonnes.
AWARD EIGHT – LATTICE BOOM CRANE JOB OF THE YEAR
Mammoet Europe used a 250 tonne harbour crane and its twin ring super heavy lifter, working in tandem, to remove components weighing up to 345 tonnes from a floating vessel.
AWARD NINE – INNOVATION: MANUFACTURER
Spierings Mobile Cranes and its SK487-AT3 City Boy, the first crane with hybrid drive for diesel-electric operation or fully battery-powered in urban areas.
AWARD TEN – SPMT JOB OF THE YEAR
Wagenborg Nedlift for the transport of the 120 metre Bokfjord bridge from Germany to Norway, including roll-on, roll-off operations, rotation of the bridge, and installation.
May 15-16, Donnington Park, UK. Go to www.vertikaldays.netRead more
May 21-23, 2019, Breakbulk Europe, Messe Bremen, Bremen, Germany. Go to www.breakbulk.comRead more
June 18-20, 2019, Multimodal, NEC, Birmingham, UK. Go to www.multimodal.org.ukRead more