Structural Steel

Steel erecting for ‘New Horizon’

Johnston Rigging are fortunate to have been involved with the “New Horizon” project at Superglass Insulation in Stirling, Scotland. Our site teams have been involved with the provision of crane hire services and the erecting of the new furnace building and associated steelworks. We were recently tasked with the erection of a bridge which spans over [...]


Helping make Glenrothes Greener

Glenrothes is undergoing some exciting changes in order to provide energy efficient heating to the community. We were asked by our client to supply a CPA contract lift to lift and position 2 28,000kg vessels measuring 4.5-meter diameter and towering 13 meters in height. Initially our involvement in the project was the lifting of the tanks, [...]


JRF complete a challenging biomass generator lift

We recently attended a biomass site which required its power producing generator to be removed for refurbishment. Weighing in at 30,500kg and having limited access for cranes there were 2 possible options available; 1) remove a roof section and lift using a very large crane positioned outside the building or 2) squeeze a crane inside and lift from [...]


Structural Steel Erection in Glasgow

This small 21 tonne structural steel frame in Glasgow was erected inside an existing building and will be used as a clean room facility for laboratory works. For this structural steel erection in Glasgow our site team measured and marked out the locations of 120+ anchor bolts prior to taking delivery of [...]


CPA Contract Lift for Wind Turbine Project in Glenrothes

Our contract lifting team recently attended a wind turbine in Glenrothes, Fife to assist with the replacement of some components. The access to the site was challenging due to narrow roads and tight radius turns. Precise marshalling was required to ensure the crane gained safe access to the set-up area. An LTM1070 [...]


Structural steel development in Dalkeith, Edinburgh

We were recently tasked with erecting a 58 tonne structural steel building at a new recycling centre in Dalkeith, Edinburgh. The plant is part of Edinburgh and Midlothians council target of Zero Waste. We utilised our own 30Te mobile crane to lift and lower the 640 items of steelwork into position [...]


CPA Hire for Erecting Steelwork in Glenrothes

Our new Liebherr LTM1040 2.1 mobile crane is hard at work erecting steelwork for a valued customer in Glenrothes town centre. The project is part of a wider regeneration plan for Glenrothes town centre. The development of the site at North Street, former home of the CISWO, is expected to be completed by the end of the [...]


Structural Steel to the sky in Sighthill, Edinburgh

Our Structural Steel Erecting Team were tasked with the erection of 46 tonne of structural steelwork in Edinburgh this month. Our structural steel erecting teams consist of not only highly skilled and motivated personnel but the correct plant and equipment to allow them to execute the job safely and efficiently. [...]

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