Expertise & Services

Lifting Solutions

Our in-house McAlpine Lifting Solutions team can help you with complete lifting, access and logistics solutions.

McAlpine Lifting Solutions provides our teams, clients and supply chain partners with complete lifting, access and logistics solutions which can make all the difference to the success of a project.

The team pride themselves on coming up with the right solution for every project.

As well as helping provide clarity on costs, they can also advise in areas such as lifting equipment selection and location as well as on transportation and oversailing, anticipating and mitigating problems in advance to avoid potentially costly delays.

Key services include: 

  • Tender, technical / commercial and project reviews for general construction projects

  • Lifting operations planning across all forms of lifting equipment

  • Optimum lifting and handling solutions for those unusual and awkward access and lifting problems

  • Safe use of lifting equipment guidance and risk assessment for specific project challenges

  • Logistics solutions for complex site locations

  • Advice to project and client teams for optimum vertical transportation for low to high rise construction
  • Overcoming logistical challenges on HS2 project

    Our Align joint venture team drew on the expertise of our McAlpine Lifting Solutions (MLS) colleagues to help overcome the logistical challenge of assembling the giant tunnel boring machines that will be used on HS2. 

    MLS’s input included providing technical advice on the selection of suitable cranes to support each stage of the assembly works for the two tunnel boring machines that were used to create the 16km Chiltern Tunnels section.

Overcoming logistical challenges on HS2 project

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