Linden Comansa cranes in Jordan airport project
Amman, May 11, 2011
Spanish company Linden Comansa announced that three of its 21 LC 400 Flat-Top cranes are being used in the extension work of Queen Alia International Airport in Amman.
With a $640 million budget, the projectwill increase the airport's capacity from the current 3 million passengers per year, to 7 million when under construction is completed in 2012.
This extension has been designed by Foster & Partners (Norman Foster’s prestigious studio), designers of many prominent buildings, such as the restoration of Germany’s Reichstag in Berlin, the new Wembley Stadium in London, and top international airports such as Hong Kong and Beijing.
The leading Middle East construction company J&P (Joannou & Paraskevaides (Overseas) Limited), is currently executing the works and three Linden Comansa Flat-Top cranes on rails are engaged for the particular project.
The cranes are model 21 LC 400, with maximum load capacity of 18 tonnes and a jib length of 80 m. The cranes have been erected at various heights ranging from 45 metres to 65.5 metres and on rails in order to work at various areas of the jobsite, the company said.-TradeArabia News Service