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                                                                                     POC 3500-94
                                                                                     3 /2" capacity, power-operated
                                                                                     Cuts 3 /2" wire rope in 40 seconds!
                                                                                     Also available in 2 /2", 1 /4", 1 /8"
                  Model 1                                                                    POC 2500-80
                  3 /4" capacity                                                             2 /2" capacity,
                                                                                             power operated
                                                   Model 1A
                                                   1 /16" capacity                             C-1750
                                                                                               1 /4" capacity
                         Model 2                                 POC 1125-80
                         1 /2" capacity                          1 /8" capacity, power-operated

                                                Morse-Starrett Products Company
                                                   184 NW 10th St, Meridian, Idaho 83642
                                   PH: (208) 888-7571  •  FAX: (208) 888-2092  •  sales@  •

         SW-MWLC  high-speed wireless  data-  lines  of  self-propelled modular trans-  people for the transportation and four
         logging software] the lift director was   porters (SPMT). Equipment Corps then   people to execute the lift.
         able to signal the crane to take incre-  placed them onto supporting stools
         mentally larger loads until the module   whilst the site made final preparations.  Modulift and Siemens Design
         was airborne and the load of each pick   The modules were transported ap-  Rig for Dockside Lifts
         point was known with confidence.”  proximately 2.5km on land and barged   Below-the-hook equipment manufac-
           Each module had been transported   another 20km prior to being landed on   turer Modulift and Siemens Heat Trans-
         from a barge by Irving using  36 axle   those stools. Irving used a team of six   fer Technology B.V. combined forces to
                                                                               design a special rig for lifting modules
                                                                               that weighed nearly 200t apiece. Mod-
                                                                               ulift  sent  two  rigs  for  on-  and  off-load
                                                                               in Korea and Thailand respectively—
                                                                               a total of 16 no. 34t capacity MOD 34
                                                                               beams in  addition  to  slings,  shackles,
                                                                               tie-plates, and other rigging gear.
                                                                                 The  two  vertical  Benson-type  Heat
                                                                               Recovery Steam Generators (or HRSGs)
                                                                               first  needed  to  be  lifted  aboard  a  ves-
                                                                               sel  for  transportation  to  the  1,300MW
                                                                               South Bangkok phase one combined-
                                                                               cycle power plant  located  20km  south
                                                                               of Bangkok in the Samut Prakan prov-
                                                                               ince, Thailand. Siemens  is  part of a
                                                                               consortium serving the $550m project,
                                                                               an initiative of the Government of Thai-
                                                                               land’s Power Development Plan, which
                                                                               aims to improve the reliability of the
                                                                               country’s  power  system  and  introduce
                                                                               clean power generation facilities.
                                                                                 Dennis de Jong, Supply Manager
         Straightpoint load cells were added to a custom-built lifting frame. Under the frame were a
         total of 82 55-ton shackles, 14 Crosby 2.75” turnbuckles, and four equalizer plates, in addition   for  Siemens  HTT,  explained  that  the
         to the load cells.                                                                    continued on next page
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