SyncHoist Lifts and Positions Brisbane Riverwalk Concrete Girders

A crane mounted on 280 ton barge lifts the 300 ton pre-cast concrete girders
Diesel powered pump
Four lifting points provide precision maneuvering using one crane instead of needing multiple cranes
Installing a 850m riverwalk in Brisbane, Australia
Positioning the concrete girder into place
The SyncHoist is attached under the crane's hook, four hydraulic cylinders maneuver the concrete girders
Wirelessly controlled 700 bar double-acting push-pull cylinders provide four lifting points above the load

Timelapse of the Brisbane Riverwalk being built

Universal Cranes
Brisbane, Australia

Challenge: Building a 850m pedestrian riverwalk required pre-cast concrete girders weighing 385 tons to be lifted and positioned into place.

Solution: Universal Cranes mounted a crane on a 280 ton barge and attached a wirelessly controlled, diesel powered SyncHoist system under the crane’s hook to install the concrete girders. The SyncHoist offers precision load maneuvering vertically and horizontally using one crane instead of needing multiple cranes. Using the SyncHoist technology Universal Cranes is able to safely control irregularly shaped and uneven loads weighing up to hundreds of tons, while reducing the risk of damage from oscillations of wire rope due to sudden crane starts and stops.

Products: SyncHoist