29 Sep '14, 12pm

Vanguard to handle crane operations for Port Elizabeth wind energy project: Specialist in turnkey heavy lift a...

Vanguard, the specialist in turnkey heavy lift, transport and plant relocation, is providing the craning solution for 20 wind turbine generators at the new Grassridge wind energy facility near Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. The job calls for Vanguard to lift and position the Vestas V112, 3.0MW wind turbine generators at an average rate of two a week on the R1,2 billion facility, which can generate up to 60 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy – enough for about 40,000 homes – from the last quarter of 2014. Once the base of the turbine tower is secured on its foundation at the wind farm site, Vanguard’s GTK1100 crane and support crane are then positioned to ‘top and tail’ the two top tower sections of each turbine, with the top tower sections weighing up to 60 tons and measuring up to 30 metres in length. “We then lift and position the remaining components of the turbine...

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