We are always impressed by the great feats of lifting that our clients carry out, but everything pales in comparison to Shell's recent lift of the entire 24,000-tonne topside of the Delta platform – in one go! Pioneering Spirit, the world's biggest ship, heaved the topside of the Brent Delta platform off its support legs on 28th April and also set a world lifting record.
The topside has since been sea-fastened on board Pioneering Spirit for transport to the Able UK decommissioning yard in Teesside, North East England where it will be recycled over the course of 12 months.
An Aberdeen businessman and owner of Lifting Equipment Rental, John Aitken, is calling on more stringent workplace measures for the operation of lifting equipment within the construction industry. READ MORE >
John Aitken, Owner at Lifting Equipment Rental has joined forces with local coach Michael Brown to invest in the footballing careers of Formartine United Youth Academy’s 2003 squad. READ MORE >
Our 'Product of the Month’ for October is Load Links. READ MORE >
We are featuring not one but two 'Products of the Month’ for September! Find out more about our new Skates & Jacks. READ MORE >