Illinois Cement: Grinder Installation

Illinois Cement Grinder Project

Western was contracted by Humbolt-Wedag to move a new Loache Mill into place within the cement mill of Illinois Cement in Lasalle, Illinois. Western supplied the supervision and equipment to complete this project and with the assistance of the onsite millwrights, Western completed the move on a Sunday afternoon.  

CF-5 Aircraft Mounting Project

CF-5 Aircraft Mount

The Canadian Forces CF-5 Freedom Fighter was ordered by the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1968 as a tactical support aircraft in Canada, as well as being committed to NATO’s northern flank as a rapid deployment force. The 7.87m wingspan aircraft has a maximum speed of 1,575km/h and range of 1,400km. After 27 years of… Read more »

Algoma Energy Turbine and Generator Installation

Algoma Energy Heavy Lift via Gantry

Western performed the offload from a barge and installation of a 464,000 lbs Steam Turbine and a 293,000 lbs Generator in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario using a gantry and strandjacks. The installation portion of this project was completed in three days including setup and teardown.  

Takoradi T3 Power Plant Installation

Takoradi Power Plant Ghana

Western provided design-assistance to Magellan Aerospace Corporation in building four generators and steam boiler for the Takoradi T3 power plant in Ghana, Africa, which will produce 133 megawatts of electricity. The gas turbine and auxiliary modules for the project were built and assembled at Western’s Barrie, Ontario facility and shipped to Ghana where Western managed… Read more »