Fleet Addition - CAT988 Loading Shovel

Fleet Addition - CAT988 Loading Shovel

Ashleigh Contracts secured a major Revetment project at Sumburgh Airport on Shetland which commenced in July 2013.

A large heavy duty Loading Shovel, a CAT988G was sourced specifically for this project in order to undertake the following works:-

- Handling of approx. 50,000T of rock amrour (ranging from 1T up to 27T) imported by barge from Norway

- Handling individual rock amrour stones up to 27T in weight which are to be used as crest armour stones on the new X Bloc Revetment

- Handling precast concrete units including 10T to 14T Wall Units and 14T X Blocs from the casting beds to the storage areas and points of placement.



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