WIND & RENEWABLES

Project Case Study

Client

AGL

Market / Industry

Wind & Renewables

Project

Rotor Replacement, Wattle Point Wind Farm – Edithburgh.

Description

MAX Cranes was engaged by AGL to remove a 43t rotor (three blades and hub) from a height of 72 metres, then replacing the 26t drive train and re instating the rotor.

The AC-500-2 was utilised to carry out the job, along with the assistance of an LTM 1130-5.1 to install the 500t crane’s boom and tail the rotor.

MAX Cranes Heavy Lift Manager attended the site overseeing the lift operations to ensure that all went to plan. Extensive lift analysis was carried out and a detailed method statement including CAD drawings and a risk assessment were completed prior to mobilisation.