Heavy Lift Specialist
Dec 232011
 
ROTRANS + ALE in South Africa 
Rotrans South Africa Transported a Trafo of 12m (l) x 4.5m (w) x 5m (h) 357 ton  over Slope gradients of max 14% from Richards Bay (sea level) up mid point 1850 m above and back down to inland to Lephalale at 800m above (1200km) averaging 50km a day.  A special bridge girder to spread this enormous load was used from ALE Heavy Lift. See pictures below:
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A set of 3 tractor units at front and two in the back were needed to cope with the 14% slope gradients en route
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