December 10, 2018
Earlier this year, we assisted SVEVIA and the Swedish Transport Administration with technology and expertise to launch the new bridge over Tunaån. Watch this to see the whole successful project!
December 3, 2018
For the last few years we have decided not to send Christmas cards to our customers, but make a donation to charity. This year to the SOS Children’s Villages.
December 3, 2018
Construction companies indulge in various complex processes while building a structure. The amount of effort that goes in constructing a single framework is huge. These companies make use of various equipment while the process of construction is conducted. And one of the main apparatuses used are hydraulic heavy lifting equipment. These equipment play an important role as they primarily make processes easier and faster at the same time.
With the fast paced development happening in the construction industry, the need for hydraulic jack lifts for construction is also increasing. Companies make use of these jack lifts to carry and lift heavy loads. Making use of this tool along with other equipment has proved to be of major benefit. To be at par with competitors in the market, construction companies have increased the heavy lifting supply. This allows companies to be well prepared to undertake all kinds of construction processes and make a niche of their own.
As the increasing need of hydraulic heavy lifting equipment is in more than one process of construction, companies should make this investment considering the following benefits:
1. Simplifies Tasks
The process of construction requires multiple activities to be conducted simultaneously. That’s when these equipment comes into picture. Hydraulic heavy lifting equipment tend to make tasks easier as they require least manpower. They function according to the instructions given and complete processes faster. These equipment are mostly prefered over cranes and hoists.
2. Safe and Comfortable
The procedure of construction is a long and tedious one. Workers need to indulge in a lot of lifting and carrying of materials. To make things easier, these equipment are preferred as they are considered to be a more safer and comfortable option for workers to use. A major section of these equipment focus on making the work of workers simpler and when used appropriately, they prove to be the safest option.
3. Cost Efficient
Construction equipments are an expensive investment to make. Companies are compelled to buy costly equipments because they are the primary need. By investing in hydraulic heavy lifting equipment, companies can be rest assured that every penny spent is to put to appropriate use. The longevity that these equipment serve is worth the investment made. These equipment are considered cost efficient because they can be used for multiple processes.
4. Damage Prevention
The way hydraulic heavy lifting equipment are designed enable least damage of materials. These equipment when used appropriately with due precautions prove to be an investment that has many advantages to provide. Besides preventing damage while the process of construction, they also minimize user risk while servicing and repairing
5. Minimal Space Required
Unlike other construction equipment, hydraulic heavy lifting equipment require minimal space. Since these equipment are compact and easy to carry, fitting them in restricted areas is simpler. The add on advantage of these equipment is, they can be put to use instead of equipment that require more space, thus acting as a perfect replacement.
Companies now need to weigh the mentioned benefits and more and invest in hydraulic heavy lifting equipment. These will only make their processes simpler and enable them to grow faster.
October 1, 2018
Our caisson project in Nador, Morocco, has now reached a new phase. Saturday morning at 04:00, the first caisson (out of 253 nos) was transferred to the floating dock by our IP-CCV skidding system.
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September 17, 2018
During the weekend, we made the first lift for project “Donghae Breakwater Section 1″.
September 17, 2018
August 14, 2018
Yesterday we celebrated the completion of the final caisson (221st) for Phase 1 of Tuas Mega Port project, and today we signed the contract for Phase 2!
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June 29, 2018
Check out our double gantry slipform & skidding system in action at Tuas, Singapore!
June 28, 2018
Bridges have been around since the ancient time. One of the initial bridge designs was basically felled trees, which were used to moving over the ditches and rivers. With time, different techniques were discovered which made use of stones, rocks, mortar, and others. These techniques resulted in much stronger and extended bridges.
With technology, bridge-building companies With technology,have come a long way in introducing new methods of construction; which made us of steel and aluminium. The following are a few of these techniques that are used commonly for building bridges. Keep reading to know more.
Incremental launching method of bridge construction
This method of bridge construction is used for bridge decks greater than 250m in length. In this method, the deck of the bridge is built in sections by pushing the structure outwards. Incremental launching method is most suited to the rapid construction of bridges. A few of the reasons for opting for this method are speed, improved safety, reduced damage to the environment, etc
Precast method of bridge construction
This method of bridge construction is generally used for short span bridges which range from 5m to 50m. These types of bridges are basically railway or motorway bridges. A few of the advantages of using precast elements are mainly related to fabrication, which is conducted in a plant that produces more consistency in quality products. This method also does not require any transverse beams or diaphragms. Due to this, construction companies would not have to spend too much time and also save costs (Engineering Civil, What are the main potential benefits in using the bridge form of precast pre-stressed beams supporting in-situ concrete top slab?, n.d.).
Balanced cantilever method of bridge construction
Another bridge launching method which is commonly used by construction companies is the balanced cantilever. This method is suitable for bridges which have spans ranging from 50 to 250 m. In this method, the cast-in-situ process is used, whereby segments are progressively cast on site in their final positions. This method is often considered cost-effective when it comes to construction of long span concrete bridges. Along with bridges, this technique can be used for various other structures where height, topography and geotechnical conditions render uneconomical.
These are some of the common techniques which are used for the construction of bridges. Businesses who want to know more about these techniques should consider contacting a reputed construction service provider.
June 8, 2018