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mminner
Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019 10:28:38 PM
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I finally got to go by the Shell build site (new ethane cracker facility) being built outside Pittsburgh on the Ohio River. The Mammoet PTC-200 is on site and is incredible! Amazing opportunity to see it in person, let alone fairly close-up. I'm definitely more of an earthmoving fan, but can get excited about big cranes...and this thing is off the charts.

Matt
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RobS
Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019 11:00:03 PM
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Holy cow, it's a crane wonderland!

Rob
Alberta Millwright
Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 12:16:57 AM

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We also have a PTC here in Alberta in Fort Sask. right now. Very impressive!

If it's mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and automated I can build it.
Barkerjoh
Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 11:30:17 AM

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mminner wrote:
I finally got to go by the Shell build site (new ethane cracker facility) being built outside Pittsburgh on the Ohio River. The Mammoet PTC-200 is on site and is incredible! Amazing opportunity to see it in person, let alone fairly close-up. I'm definitely more of an earthmoving fan, but can get excited about big cranes...and this thing is off the charts.

Matt
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I will have to take a ride to check that out. Are you from Pittsburgh? Up north on rt 28 I am.
SDBOB
Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 12:11:58 PM
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Thanks , wow. Latrobe here.
mminner
Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 12:17:57 PM
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Not from Pittsburgh, but I’ve been in the area for the past couple years. It’s well worth the trip up as you can see! There is a side street right at the site entrance you can park on, then I hiked up the opposite hillside to get the view. A bit of a climb, but time well spent!
kcmtoys
Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 1:23:36 PM

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That's impressive. I can just see the first construction meeting: Somebody go rent a lot of cranes!Whistle







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Victor Pay
Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 4:22:37 PM

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Nice pics Smiley
I can tell how impressive these PTCs are - I went to see the test site in Westdorpe NL in 2011 and 2012.
In february 2012 the 3rd PTC of this generation, a PTC 140 was built up with about the same long boom configuration as this PTC 200 in Pittsburgh.

One thing that stands out even from a distance is the massive luffing reeving... the largest bridles ever for this type of boom configuration (between two luffers)?
Here it is close-up:



The whole PTC 140 then:

kokosing Const Co
Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 12:37:38 PM

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That's the job one of the first Cat 6015's in the US was on. Nice pics!
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