Lifting+Handling

Transport of school tjalk barge ORTELIUS

On Wednesday 1 March 2017, HEAVY organised the transport, escort, and unloading of the renowned tjalk barge Ortelius.

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Transport and placement army tank

Cromwell tank, restored by military personnel at Rocourt, was gently lifted onto a deeploader, ready for transport to Antwerp.

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Using a stair-robot made moving those electrical cabins much easier

Moving 7 cabinets weighing in at 750kg each, down 300 steps was out of the question, but using a stair-robot, the problem was quickly solved.

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Transport & installation of a cyclotron in Nice, France

Travelling around hairpin corners with a load measuring 9m30 long and 4m50 wide was not an easy task. On top of that, the transport had to drive over the roof of the local hospital so that the cyclotron, gantry crane and additional materials could be unlo

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Decontaminating a transformer in Herenthout

In Herenthout, we pumped the old oil out of a transformer, took care of all the necessary repairs and re-commissioned the unit

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Transport, location and installation of a transformer in Scotland

This transformer travelled from Hungary, through Rotterdam, to the United Kingdom, where it was then carefully installed.

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Transport & installation of a cyclotron in Uppsala, Sweden

Heavy Lifting+Handling installs a cyclotron weighing 250 tons in one of the leading hospitals in Sweden.

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Installing air units in Sint-Pieters station in Ghent

Heavy Lifting+Handling installed a set of air units in Sint-Pieters-Station in Ghent using our mobile and compact 3-ton aluminium gantry crane.

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Installation of a test bank in Chicago

Heavy Lifting+Handling assembles a test bank in Chicago. Electric cabling was organised so that the test bank was ready to go immediately.

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Transporting cyclotrons from Belgium to Prague

2 cyclotrons weighing 110 tons to Prague: this meant the ring road in Prague had to be shut at night and then an incline of 8% had to be tackled with the SPMT.

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Storage and treatment of transformers from 40 to 160 tons

Heavy Lifting+Handling took care of loading, unloading and the temporary storage of transformers weighing 40 to 160 tons.

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Replacing an industrial dryer for a printer in Lokeren

An industrial dryer of 20 tons had to be moved for a printer in Lokeren on the first floor: this was achieved using a temporary unloading floor.

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Moving a 40 ton press in Genk

In Genk, Heavy Lifting+Handling took on the challenge of moving a 40 ton press. Nothing is too heavy for us!

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Moving a storage tank from Zuiddok to Middendok in Ghent

In the Port of Ghent, we moved a storage tank from Zuiddok to Middendok and also organised all of the permits..

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Jacking up and internal transport with SPMT

Jacking up and internally relocating a test bank weighing 115 tons with SPMT. Heavy Lifting+Handling is the ideal partner!

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Transport of transformers and cool batteries

2 transformers and 2 cool batteries were moved from Mechelen to Hoboken. They were unloaded onto planking and supports.

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Installation of 87 ton heavy transformer

Installing an 87 ton heavy transformer at a site that lay under high-voltage cables is no easy task. Nevertheless, it was a success.

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Transporting and installing a transformer with a hoisting system

Heavy Lifting+Handling put its shoulder to the wheel to move and transport a transformer weighing 87 tons in Rimière. Or, to be more precise, not exactly our shoulder but rather our hydraulic hoisting system.

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Transport & installation of transformers in the UK

Heavy Lifting+Handling transported and installed a transformer in the UK. Regular job for us!

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Lifting generators weighing 177 tons

Nothing is too heavy for Heavy, even when it comes to lifting generators that weigh 177 tons.

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Transport and installation of transformers in Malta

How do you get 2 transformers and reactors from Mechelen to Malta? You transport them by road, then by ship, unload with the porch and then skid them into place.

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Storing, transporting and moving dryer

A dryer of 4 x 2.5 had to be hoisted through a narrow opening in a roof platform. Another hoisting challenge for Heavy Lifting+Handling in the port of Ghent.

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Storage and local relocation of tanks

On quay 1233 dd in the Port of Antwerp, we stored and locally relocated two tanks weighing in at 165 tons.

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Transporting and installing cyclotrons from Belgium to Poland

Our entire range of equipment was used and we had to complete calculations for 21 bridges in Poland in order to move 2 cyclotrons from Louvain-La-Neuve to Krakow.

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Moving backing line at carpet factory

We had just two days to move a backing line for woven carpets and a shearing machine. Job done, thanks to our SPMT.

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Installing and dismantling a reactor

Reactor assembled in a limited area for our 700 ton crane. A challenging issue for our engineers.

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Internal industrial relocation of ABB transformer

We dismantled cooling towers, a conservator and copper piping for Solvay Antwerpen and then hoisted it all onto the SPMT using a 700 ton crane.

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Installation of a generator in the cellar of a listed building

Installing a generator in the cellar of a listed building (swimming pool in Brussels).

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Dismantling a production line

In the Bitumen Plant in Antwerp, Heavy Lifting+Handling dismantled a production line.

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Installing and assembling various air units

The 24th floor of an office building: now that is not what you call the most convention working environment to install a set of air units. But we did it!

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Carrying out rigging work during a company shutdown

For a chemical company, Heavy Lifting & Handling took several heat-exchangers to the manufacturer for a service during a company shutdown and then reinstalled them afterwards.

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Transporting and unloading transformers

In Lokeren, we unloaded 2 transformers, each weighing 86 tons onto a foundation, using our hydraulic hoisting system.

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Moving a work of art: Model boat Albertville

Moving art is also a work of art and we demonstrated this when we took the model boat Albertville to its new location.

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