MOLDE, Norway, September 12, 2023 – Axess Technologies will be delivering three 15T service cranes to Hydro Husnes, formerly known as Sør-Norge Aluminium AS (Søral), in Norway.
All cranes will be equipped with the latest technologies, including anti-skewing control, soft start, and pick-up. They will be fully operational by Q2 2024.
Having 3 layers of electrical insulation, hook, trolley and crane level, each crane has a capacity of 15T, with a speed of 0-9m/min for hoisting, 0-45m/min for crane travelling and 0-30m/min for cross travel.
The cranes are intended to facilitate the operation of an anode jacking frame during the aluminium production process.
Rune Vabø, Sales Director at Axess Technologies, said, “We are thrilled to be able to support Hydro in another project, and to leverage our product expertise from other industries to the aluminium industry. These crane deliveries provide an excellent opportunity to acquire valuable experience in this specialised market.”
Hydro Husnes is the fourth-largest aluminium producer in Norway, measured by annual production capacity.