EGL Oversee Steel Beams Shipment to the River Nile
On 27th February 2019, Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), subsidiary of KADMAR GROUP, completed transportation of steel beams for El-Wasta bridge over the Nile river using Goldhofer 12 axle lines turntable.
The transportation wasn’t easy due to several challenges followed:
- The weight of the beams was not balanced in width, with the left side weighting 58 tons, and the right side, 35 tons, and with cross girders of 4.50 m between them.
- In the assembly area, loading was performed using 2 cranes with a lifting capacity of 300 tons each, which required performing critical maneuvers for loading by using a 6 by 6 turntable.
- To reach the installation position on the bridge, one of the cranes with a load capacity of 650 tons was used.
EGL project team achieved this success through careful planning and continued to impress the market with the well-trained staff along with the use of latest fleet equipment and technology in Egypt.
EGL scope of work: Delivery of 6 pieces of steel beams to the east and west banks of the Nile
Locations: AL Wasta, Beni Suef
Client: Nile Company for Roads and Bridges
Beam dimensions and weight: 47.0 m (L) x 5.9 m (W) x 6.75 m (H)/ 110 tons
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