pipelayer


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pipelayer

An attachment for a tractor or other prime mover that consists of a winch and a side boom for lowering sections of pipe into a trench.
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In order to ensure that the accelerated development schedule is met, Saipem said it would mobilise a fleet of vessels to carry out offshore operations, consisting of the ultra-deepwater last generation pipelayer Castorone, the semisubmersible pipelayer Castoro Sei, the trench/pipelay barge Castoro 10, and other specialised vessels.
We are proud to be the first pipeline contractor in Saudi Arabia to have a Volvo pipelayer in our fleet," said Yousef Abu Gafra, manager of equipment operations at Gulf Consolidated Contractors, the contractor for this project.
2]/h per pipelayer using 4 total shifting width 60m dump conveyor lenght 1500m Alignment and 2.
Volvo Construction Equipment, a subsidiary of Sweden's AB Volvo, has launched a new pipelayer, which can swap booms to convert to a standard excavator.
Summary: FAMCO announced the UAE launch of Volvo pipelayers which represent a major step forward versus conventional pipelayers, the basic design of which originated in the 1920s.
And Asian yards are also said to be very busy with other work, including building liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers, which could open the door for a European yard such as Swan Hunter to win the pipelayer contract.
Except in one district, all crews are made up of four workers: a senior pipelayer, a junior pipelayer, a skilled laborer, and a backhoe operator.
The Volvo CE rotating pipelayer has been enlisted by grid operator, GRTgaz, and is being used in conjunction with a fleet of conventional, side-boom pipelayers to install the six-tonne pipe sections.
The married dad moved to Ireland two months ago and worked as a pipelayer.
It can be interrogated by computer staff at a water company one month and a pipelayer the next, to produce the optimum route for each.
On the French side of the border, responsibility for connecting Belgium to the French network fell to French grid operator GRTgaz, and a Volvo PL4809D rotating pipelayer was used on the project by French pipeline specialist SPAC, a subsidiary of the Colas Group.
The Solitaire, the world's largest pipelayer, arrived in Co Mayo on Thursday to start work on the Corrib gas project.