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continued from previous page                                          cessing orders [from FM2] on a daily
                                                                               basis and it’s not uncommon to have a
                                                                               four-strong inspection team represent-
                                                                               ing us at the fast-moving project.”
                                                                                 Gill concluded: “It’s always an honor
                                                                               to be called onto the site. Eventually,
                                                                               it will  be able to process  675,000t of
                                                                               waste per year and we’re excited about
                                                                               playing an integral role in the varied
                                                                               lifting and material handling activities
                                                                               that the project demands every day of
                                                                               the week.  It’s also encouraging  that
                                                                               many jobs  will  be created  by the  site
                                                                               once operational.”
                                                                               Irizar Forge joins Van Beest
                                                                                 Van Beest – manufacturer of Tycan®,
         Konecranes rail-mounted gantry (RMG) cranes unloaded the containers upon arrival at the   Excel® and Green Pin® lifting equip-
         Ferrybridge Power Station from Croatia.                               ment – has  acquired  the majority of
                                                                               the shares of Irizar Forge, based in the
         continued from previous page       el Energy Ltd, a joint venture between   Basque Country of Spain. Irizar Forge
         with appropriate certificates.”    SSE  and  Wheelabrator  Technologies,   is one of the foremost forging compa-
           Gill, who was part of a two-man team   opened  FM1  in  2015,  but  RSS  had   nies  of  premium  quality,  heavy  duty
         that also included Gary Coleman, Site   been visiting the site for two years   crane  hooks  and blocks  in  the  world.
         Engineer, added that a key part of the   prior to that.               Irizar Forge has state of the art manu-
         process was checking Đuro’s drawings   Steve Hutin, Managing Director at   facturing facilities that produce hooks,
         and calculation  sheets  provided with   RSS,  said:  “Ferrybridge  has  been  the   crane blocks  and related accessories
         the equipment.                     source of regular work over a number   with a lifting capacity of up to 5000t.
           FM2 followed the successful £300m   of years and we look forward to further   The  company offers  customers  a one
         first  phase  of  the  project  (FM1),  for   developing relationships with the site’s   stop shop solution for specialist lifting
         which RSS also provided regular ser-  diverse, international contractors  and   and mooring applications: design, man-
         vices to the site’s contractors. Multifu-  suppliers. Our Rotherham depot is pro-  ufacturing, inspection and testing are















































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