Category Archives: Heavy Transport

Mammoet effectively transports 430 tons of reactorparts

Mammoet effectively transports 430 tons of reactorparts

With the help of the recently introduced Trailer Power Assist (TPA), an innovative development by Mammoet and Scheuerle, the Dutch heavy-load service provider was able to transport a 430-tonne coil using only two tractor units. Without TPA, six towing vehicles would have been required. In addition, the technology reduced the time required for the transportation…Continue Reading

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Scania S580T 8×4!

Scania S580T 8×4!

At Vlastuin Truckopbouw in The Netherlands the 12th ‘Nextgen’ Scania T truck has been built. This time the truck has an 8×4 configuration and the S- cab with normal roof. The truck is being ordered by Van Auto Service AS in Norway. The wrecker body is being built in Italy. After the body is being…Continue Reading

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This is how you move 28 metre tanks

This is how you move 28 metre tanks

In the first issue of BIGtruck Online Magazine, we present a unique transport of 28 metre high tanks, which are produced somewhere in Holland. At Mammoet, they know how to handle such equipment. A Scheuerle platform was brought onto the scene, as well as a lot of knowledge and some big Mercedes trucks. Check out all…Continue Reading

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Mammoet moves part of a Swedish village

Mammoet moves part of a Swedish village

Mammoet finished moving the first houses from the Swedish city of Gällivare to nearby Koskullskulle. Gällivare has been built on iron deposits and the houses in the city have to make way for a mine. Because many of these houses are of high cultural value, the governmental mining company wanted to move them in one…Continue Reading

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Pentagon invests in Quintiq ‘electric wheel’

Pentagon invests in Quintiq ‘electric wheel’

The American Army has invested 2,7 million dollars in British company Quintiq. This company specialises in electric vehicle drivesystems where the electric motors are mounted in the wheel hubs. The US army appears to be very aware of the savings potential of such compact drivesystems. Should military vehicles be electrically driven on a large scale,…Continue Reading

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Mercedes Actros 6555 six leggers for sale

Mercedes Actros 6555 six leggers for sale

Usually, at Iepieleaks, we are no ‘advertisers’ for trucks which are for sale, anywhere. But here’s the exception. In Holland, there are three brand new six axle Actros chassis for sale, with a length of fifteen metres/45 feet. These exceptional trucks are often used as a basis for mobile concrete pumps. The trucks are entirely…Continue Reading

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