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Heavy Lift Systems for Construction Applications

Timberland is world renowned for designing, engineering and manufacturing the world’s largest heavy lift systems.

We specialize in synchronized control of multiple winches or hoists that are deployed to lift a common load with a range of sophistication to suit the specific application requirements.

A few of our products are highlighted below. Contact us for your specific needs.

Offshore Vessel Construction And Assembly

Kiewit Heavy Lift

13000 Ton Heavy Lift Device

4 x Load Line Hoists, 4 x Boom Line Hoists, Control system

Timberland supplied all the hoisting equipment for the world’s largest land-based heavy lift device at the Kiewit facility in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. Its hoists, reel winders, hydraulic power units and control system are all synchronized to ensure that the booms remain evenly loaded over lengths of rope exceeding 10,000 ft. (3000 m) under strict safety guidelines. The system is an essential component in the final assembly of offshore oil and gas platforms. The success of the device reflects Timberland’s in-house expertise in PLC-based control systems for lifting systems.

Nuclear Power Plant Construction

Super Crane Ringer Derrick

6800-Ton Super Crane Ringer Derrick

8 x 75-Ton Traction Winches, 8 x Reel Winders, 4 x 950 hp HPU’s with synchronized control system; 32 x Slewing Trucks, 4 x Load Blocks, 2 x Tension Tie Tops

The world’s largest ringer derrick of this type, this project required two complete sets of equipment from Timberland for a pair of heavy-lift derricks. The derricks were used in the construction of two new nuclear power plants in the states of Georgia and South Carolina, USA. All hoists are synchronized through Timberland’s proprietary PLC program to maintain even loading of the boom structure.

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