What a tree! A proud 17.50 metres high and weighing 4.5 tonnes is the spruce that lights up the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin at Christmas 2019.
The people of ancient Egypt moved huge stones for their buildings with the help of clever strategies.
India’s economy is growing, but this is not yet visible in the means of transport that can be seen on many roads:
In 2017, the Tyrolean haulier Silo Melmer celebrated its 70th company anniversary with this airbrush picture on one of its silo vehicles.
In Germendorf in Brandenburg, Germany, historical commercial vehicles come alive once a year: At the “historical construction site” their owners can then test them in real operation in the sand of a landfill.
Road, rail or waterways are generally available for the realisation of large-volume and heavy transports. But sometimes it has to go particularly fast – and then there is only one solution: air freight.
Attention: the A26 motorway is completely closed – a 165-ton pressure cooker is on the road! This research autoclave, which works in a manner similar to the kitchen appliance, cures aircraft parts under high pressure and at a high temperature.
The ultimate in heavy haulage: heavy transport specialist Mammoet has moved 1,048 tons of heavy freight to a desert region using a special vehicle – the SCHEUERLE KAMAG K25.
Four trailers with a total of 15 BPW axles and suspensions are coupled in series on a traction unit from Unitrans – one of South Africa’s most important vehicle operators.
An electromagnetic levitation system that transports passengers and goods at breakneck speed in transport capsules through vacuum tubes – this vision appeared like science fiction just a few years ago.
Weighing 60 tonnes and a considerable 5.30 metres high and also wide, this dumper truck was transported to its new operating site in Rohrdorf in the Bavarian Pre-Alps.