Heavy Lifting

Whether lifting a small pedestrian bridge 25mm for replacement of bearings or lifting 1500t power station boiler units 100m, Freyssinet offer the design and execution of complex lifting and jacking proposals. 

With a wide range of jacking equipment within the Freyssinet plant pool, vertical and horizontal jacking of structures can be carried out across Southern Africa. 

Heavy Lifting

Hebetec, a specialist heavy lifting company within the Soletanche Freyssinet Group, also enable Freyssinet to offer lifting solutions capable of lifting extreme loads over great distances.

Heavy Lifting

Examples of heavy lifting projects carried out by Freyssinet include:

  • Medupi Power Station - through partnership with Hebetec, Freyssinet have carried out 1500t lifts in excess of 100m for the installation of the power station boiler units
  • Homeleigh Water Tower - Freyssinet designed and executed a unique lifting solution enabling the bowl  of the water tower to be constructed at ground level and lifted into position, removing the need for  expensive shutter and support work required through conventional construction techniques
  • K29 over N14 Road Bridge - with client specifications requiring a minimum road clearance being maintained  during construction, Freyssinet Posten carried out the lowering of two 3500t decks by 1m.

Heavy Lifting