Posts Tagged: heavy transport

Lifting and Moving Heavy Reactors

Western’s Heavy Lift Division has established a solid partnership and working relationship with H.E.V.I. (Hooper Engineered Vessels International) of Hamilton, Ontario for heavy transport and lifting projects.   Most recently we helped with the successful moving and lifting of eight (8) WGS reactors onto a cargo ship just outside H.E.V.I.’s dockside facility, which are destined for a… Read more »

Removing “Big Becky” from the Niagara Tunnel

This massive 18-month removal project required careful, intricate planning and multiple pieces of equipment including a modified jack-and-slide, several cranes and a platform trailer equipped with 160 tires capable of carrying equipment weighing in excess of 500,000 pounds through a relatively narrow, 10 km long tunnel. A Daily Commercial News article was written, featuring our Millwright Division,… Read more »