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launching of a viaduct

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Overview ALE has performed the launching of a bridge, weighing 1,800t, over the Júcar River in Valencia, Spain.   Services Required ALE designed a launching solution that meant the bridge only needed to be reinforced in specific areas, rather than the entire structure. This also reduced the amount of civil works needed. This saved time, […]

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Overview ALE has completed the onshore port handling, transportation and final positioning of 51 key components for the Kathu CSP project near Kathu in the Northern Cape, South Africa.   Services Required ALE was contracted to handle 51 heavy and out-of-gauge components, including six heat exchangers weighing 298.2t each and 18 air condenser cells weighing […]

hydraulic floatover jacks

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Overview ALE has successfully installed one of the world’s longest linkspan bridges in Gujarat, India. This was the first time ALE’s hydraulic floatover jacks were used.   Services Required The linkspan bridge, weighing 950t and measuring 100m long, required extensive retrofitting as it was designed for lifting by crane not jacking. ALE designed a jacking […]

Parque Roca

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Overview ALE has completed the installation of six roof sections, weighing 50t each, for the Parque Roca Olympic swimming pool in Buenos Aires, Argentina.   Services Required ALE installed the six roof sections, as well as a springboard and steel structure. ALE used a 600t capacity crawler crane with a luffing jib at a 48m […]

Lifting of an oven with 4 gantries

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Overview ALE has completed the lifting of an oven, weighing 500t, in a glass bottle factory in Mexico.   Services Required The oven was to be lifted a total of 450mm so that 400mm stools could be inserted to support the oven. Prior to the lift, all the oven’s components were disconnected. Several reflective reference […]

STS crane move beside ocean

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Overview ALE has performed the transportation of an STS crane, weighing 870t, from Valencia Port to Cádiz Port in Spain.   Services Required ALE utilised 40 axle lines of SPMT in a configuration of 2 x 2 file 20 to transport the STS crane from Valencia Port’s storage area within the terminal to the barge. […]

pod propulsion system

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Overview ALE has completed the jack-up and jack-down of two pod propulsion systems, weighing 178t each, from a ship at the facilities of Navantia Reparaciones in Cádiz.   Services Required The two pod propulsion systems were jacked-up and down to extract and exchange their slewing bearings. The operation was carried out with the ship fully […]

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Overview ALE has successfully weighed and loaded-out two modules for the Martin Linge project in South Korea.   Services Required ALE first performed the weighings of the utility module, using 24 600t capacity weightors, and the process module, using 32 600t capacity weightors, with ALE’s centrally-controlled synchronised weighing system. This system allowed the client to […]

Minera Escondida crusher tansportation

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Overview ALE has completed the transportation of a crusher, weighing 720t, at Minera Escondida, near Antofagasta, Chile.   Services Required The crusher was loaded onto 36 axle lines of SPMT in a configuration of 6 file 12. ALE transported the crusher a total of 6km and the manoeuvres took approximately five hours to complete. ALE […]

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Overview ALE has completed the jacking of a coke drum, weighing 305t, in Tamaulipas, Mexico.   Services Required ALE designed and fabricated eight brackets to use as contact points for the jacking equipment. There was limited space available so these were specially-designed to meet the site requirements. Four of the brackets were used for jacking […]

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