2023 Awards Winner & Finalists

Telescopic cranes lifting capacity ≤ 120 t

WINNER: Hareket Heavy Lifting and Project

For a funicular line project in IstanbulTurkey, a set of 22-metre-long wagons weighing 23 tonnes each had to be installed underground via a narrow shaft. An ingenious and careful prepared tandem lift operation was carried out successfully.

FINALIST: Aertssen Kranen

Due to an engine breakdown, an aeroplane was stranded in The Azores. The emergency assignment was to transport a new aircraft engine – together with a crane – from Luxembourg on an Antonov aeroplane to the Azores which proved to be a logistical challenge of the highest level!

FINALIST: Schot Verticaal Transport BV

The installation of four screen drums inside a confined process building with limited lifting height was successfully completed with an inventive tandem lift solution.  

FINALIST: Wagenborg Nedlift B.V.

Inside a brewery in Enschede, the Netherlands, a very difficult and tricky operation was successfully carried out using a knuckle boom crane for the installation of two storage silos.