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Company News, 2009-02-26, 04:12 PM

Gantry cranes for Salzgitter

ThyssenKrupp MillServices & Systems GmbH, Oberhausen, has been awarded a contract by Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH to build and supply three gantry cranes to be operated by the water resources management department at the Salzgitter metallurgical mill. The first of the cranes with a capacity of 12.5 tonnes and a reach of 29 meters will be used over the sinter pit, the second with a capacity of 12.5 tonnes and a reach of 33.5 meters over the longitudinal clarifier, and the third with a capacity of 12.5 tonnes and a reach of 49.75 meters over the settling tank.

ThyssenKrupp MillServices & Systems is being contracted to build the crane running gear, the crabs including running components and the electrical systems as well as the entire frames. The first of the cranes will be heavy-hauled to its site of operation broken down into parts and installed at the end of February 2009. Commissioning is scheduled for April 2009.

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