Wm. O’Brien Goes Down Under

December 3, 2020

First Australian Project Kicks Off in Queensland with Liebherr Container Cranes


Heavy lift projects in AustraliaWm. O’Brien is delighted to announce that it is starting its first ever heavy lift project in Australia.  The company is working with Liebherr Container Cranes on the construction of a Ship to Shore crane at the Port of Townsville in North-eastern Queensland which will take approximately 10 weeks to complete and will have 22 people working on site.


“We’re very proud to be working on our first ever heavy lift project in Australia. Time and again our team show their incredible flexibility, adaptability and problem-solving capabilities. Our customers recognise this as the perfect partnership mix to successfully deliver their projects around the world,” commented William O’Brien, Managing Director of Wm. O’Brien.


Once work is complete at the Port of Townsville, Wm. O’Brien will move to Brisbane for another Liebherr Container Crane STS project.


Throughout 2020 and the global Covid pandemic, the Wm. O’Brien team has also travelled to work on heavy lift projects for its clients in North America, Ireland, Spain, Egypt and Morocco, across wind energy, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, heavy industry and infrastructure projects.


Read more about those projects here

Author: NiamhS



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