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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The new Cat Pipelayers are designed to meet the demands of the pipeline industry for increased lift capacity, enhanced slope capability, ease of operation, performance and transportability.
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.
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.
As with most industries, pipeline construction requires the use of a great deal of specialized equipment, such as pipelayers, bending machines and boring machines.
To assist with the heavy lifting, Zublin has rented a Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) PL3005D pipelayer --the first one to be used in Sweden.
A couple of sale highlights were a 2003 Caterpillar 589 crawler pipelayer that sold for $680,000 and a 2012 Kenworth T800 twin-axle, tri-drive with a National NBT55102 boom truck that sold for $675,000.
Caterpillar launched its first side-boom pipelayer in 1952.
ISS support services will include the preparation of STV Finesse for the arrival and load-out operation of the pipelayer vessel, Stingray, and multi-cat boat, Atlas, at Guanabara Bay.
Also at the event, Fernandez presented the newest pipelayer offering from PLM Cat--the 72H.
Arctic Arrangements offer an enclosed cab with single or dual pane windows, as well as arctic fluids, seals and batteries for optimal pipelayer performance in arctic conditions.
The PL61 Pipelayer provides 40,000 pounds of lift-capacity.
The marine activities will be performed by the pipelayer Castoro 7 between the fourth quarter of 2012 and the fourth quarter of 2013.