Collett & Sons transport worlds fastest car »

This heavy haulage job for Collett & Sons was not about massive weights or large dimensions. Nonetheless it was a very special transport which the UK haulage company from Halifax in West Yorkshire has realized.

Thrust SSC (Thrust Supersonic Car) is a jet driven car. On October 15th 1997 the car broke the world speed record of 1228 km/h in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada. For the speed record the car was driven by Royal Air Force fighter pilot Wing Commander Andy Green. The dimensions of the jet propelled car are 16.5 m (54 ft) long, 3.7 m (12 ft) wide. The total weight including the two Rolls-Royce turbofan engines is about 10.5 tons.

Since 2001, Thrust SSC as well as its predecessor Thrust 2 are the main exhibits in the Coventry Transport Museum. Thrust 2 held the speed record for land vehicles from October 1983 just until Thrust SSC broke the sound barrier in October 1997.

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Doolan’s Heavy Haulage: Excavator transport with Scheuerle trailer »

Doolan’s Heavy Haulage has added the widening trailer transport system from German trailer manufacturer Scheuerle to its fleet. Recently the Australian heavy haulage company has used the new trailer system for the transport of a Hitachi excavator throughout the country.

Territories in Australia have different regulations for heavy transports concerning axle spacings and trailer width. This requires flexible axle and trailer configurations which often need to be changed when a transport is crossing borders between the different territories.

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Heavy Haulage Germany »

The market for heavy haulage in Germany maybe is one of the most crowded and competitive heavy haulage markets in the world. A large number of big and small German heavy haulers compete for all kinds of heavy transport jobs.

These jobs in many cases are arranged for the machine building industry, the steel building industry, for precast concrete components and many other objects that need to be moved by heavy transport.

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Heavy haulage of cranes in South Africa »

A common job in the heavy haulage business is the road transport of heavy machines. This can be very special when the machines are actually mobile and could travel on own wheels, just like cranes.

But though mobile cranes can travel on their own, it is easier and cheaper sometimes to transport them piggyback. Especially in larger countries, where far distance travels between two job sites are necessary, cranes are often transported by heavy haulage companies.

Heavy haulage of Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 carrier from Sarens in South Africa

Heavy haulage of Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 carrier from Sarens in South Africa

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Heavy Haulage UK »

The heavy haulage business in the UK offers you a large choice of specialised heavy transport companies throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Well known and worldwide operating companies as well as small family owned transport companies bring  a large fleet of heavy haulage trailers, prime movers, drawbar and modular trailers into operation. Each company will prepare and execute your heavy haulage in the United Kingdom carefully and secure with the required attention and according to the local road regulations.

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Boat transport companies »

When you want to relocate your small boat, motor cruiser or luxury yacht you probably need the service and support of specialised boat transport companies. Due to the damageable structure and material of the hull, the transport of a boat is a special and very demanding task and requires a sensible handling of your precious load.

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Heavy Haulage Australia »

Heavy haulage in Australia demands a great deal on men and machines. Due to the oftentimes long transport distances and the extreme climate conditions down under the heavy transport equipment is exposed to a high deterioration and stress. Therefore the Australian heavy haulers need to run a specialised fleet of real robust heavy machinery for all transport needs.

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