News Feed Item
NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Services and Fagioli Announce Cooperation Agreement to Pursue LNG Projects in Prince Rupert
|By Marketwired .
|May 1, 2014 12:05 PM EDT
PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/14 -- NCSG Crane and Heavy Haul Corp. and Fagioli Canada announced today that they have signed a Cooperation Agreement to pursue crane, rigging and heavy haul related project work on LNG projects in the Prince Rupert area.
This cooperation results in a powerful entity capable of providing full service crane, rigging and heavy haul services with world class safety, equipment, and customer service to the large LNG projects in the Prince Rupert area.
"Fagioli is the specialized service provider currently doing the heavy haul and lift work at the only major greenfield LNG facility in North America," said Edoardo Ascion. "We are proud to be doing the heavy lift work at the Sabine Pass LNG export facility being constructed in Louisiana, This work along with our global LNG experience working in Angola, Qatar, Equatorial Guinea, Europe and Australia makes our partnership with NCSG uniquely qualified to work on the Canadian LNG projects."
"The combination of NCSG, Fagioli and our First Nation partners will allow us to use our local presence to offer fully operated and maintained rigging, crane and heavy haul services from 6 Tons to 64,000 Tons," said Ted Redmond, CEO of NCSG. "NCSG is the number one crane and heavy haul supplier in Northern B.C. and we have local people, local equipment and local branches in Prince Rupert, Terrace/Kitimat, Ft. St. John, and Tumbler Ridge from which to support the work."
Collectively NCSG and Fagioli have over 320 Cranes, 1300 lines of self propelled modular trailers, 435 lines of hydraulic platform trailers, 300 conventional trailers and specialized rigging such as tower gantries, strand jack systems, jack and slide systems, hydraulic gantries for lifting and skidding modules up to 64.000 Tons. This equipment is supplemented by a team of experienced project managers as well as professional engineers certified in British Columbia and engineers who have designed lifting and transport solutions for LNG facilities around the world.
About NCSG Crane and Heavy Haul Services
NCSG began as Northern Crane Services. The company was founded in 1987 by an aboriginal owner and purchased in 2006 by the current investor group. Since that time, NCSG has done eight follow-on acquisitions and grown at a compound annual growth rate of approximately 30%.
NCSG, based in Edmonton, Alberta, is one of the largest Crane and Heavy Haul companies in North America. NCSG provides rigging, lifting and heavy haul services throughout the North/South Energy corridor. In Canada, NCSG now has branches in Prince Rupert, Terrace/Kitimat, Fort St John and Tumbler Ridge in British Columbia; Calgary, Leduc/Nisku, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Wabasca and Bonnyville in Alberta; and Regina in Saskatchewan. In the U.S., NCSG has branches in Soda Springs, Idaho; Billings and Sidney in Montana; Williston and Dickinson in North Dakota; and Odessa, Texas. NCSG has a diverse fleet of over 280 cranes ranging in size from 6 to 1350 tons as well as a highly specialized heavy haul tractor and trailer fleet servicing the refining, oil sands, upstream oil and gas, LNG, mining, infrastructure, commercial and wind/utility industries.
The Fagioli Group specialises in world-wide heavy-lift transport, heavy lifting and related engineering and transport / logistics as well as door-to-door project cargo shipping. The Group owns and operates an extensive fleet of conventional trailers to the latest generation of self-propelled modular transporters, including all necessary accessory equipment to carry out any foreseeable heavy transport. In addition, Fagioli offers a huge resource of Strand Jacking, Tower lift and Flat Jacking equipment (capable of impressive hoisting and / or skidding operations) operating as well with large cranes and proprietary gantry lifting system. The maritime operations include Group owned specialist heavy transport ocean and river barges, and self geared, rollon/off ships. Transport and logistic services as well as engineering activities are achieved "in-house" through connected computer services, CAD facilities, 3D simulation movies in all our world-wide branch and representative offices. Fagioli is certified under ISO 9000: 2001 requirements, OHSAS 18001:2007 for high Safety Standards in all working activities, and certified as an engineering company. Dedicated teams of specialized employees monitor and respond to client different enquiries with rapid, cost effective, technically sound proposals. Fagioli successfully operates in various construction sectors: LNG, power, chemical, petrochemical, offshore, civil, and shipwright.
Big Data engines are powering a lot of service businesses right now. Data is collected from users from wearable technologies, web behaviors, purchase behavior as well as several arbitrary data points we’d never think of. The demand for faster and bigger engines to crunch and serve up the data to services is growing exponentially. You see a LOT of correlation between “Cloud” and “Big Data” but on Big Data and “Hybrid,” where hybrid hosting is the sanest approach to the Big Data Infrastructure pro...
Jul. 24, 2016 07:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,843
"My role is working with customers, helping them go through this digital transformation. I spend a lot of time talking to banks, big industries, manufacturers working through how they are integrating and transforming their IT platforms and moving them forward," explained William Morrish, General Manager Product Sales at Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Jul. 24, 2016 07:30 PM EDT Reads: 2,048
In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Sagi Brody, Chief Technology Officer at Webair Internet Development Inc., and Logan Best, Infrastructure & Network Engineer at Webair, focused on real world deployments of DDoS mitigation strategies in every layer of the network. He gave an overview of methods to prevent these attacks and best practices on how to provide protection in complex cloud platforms. He also outlined what we have found in our experience managing and running thousands of Linux and Unix ...
Jul. 24, 2016 07:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,704
A critical component of any IoT project is what to do with all the data being generated. This data needs to be captured, processed, structured, and stored in a way to facilitate different kinds of queries. Traditional data warehouse and analytical systems are mature technologies that can be used to handle certain kinds of queries, but they are not always well suited to many problems, particularly when there is a need for real-time insights.
Jul. 24, 2016 07:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,686
Continuous testing helps bridge the gap between developing quickly and maintaining high quality products.
But to implement continuous testing, CTOs must take a strategic approach to building a testing infrastructure and toolset that empowers their team to move fast.
Download our guide to laying the groundwork for a scalable continuous testing strategy.
Jul. 24, 2016 07:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,854
With 15% of enterprises adopting a hybrid IT strategy, you need to set a plan to integrate hybrid cloud throughout your infrastructure.
In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Steven Dreher, Director of Solutions Architecture at Green House Data, discussed how to plan for shifting resource requirements, overcome challenges, and implement hybrid IT alongside your existing data center assets. Highlights included anticipating workload, cost and resource calculations, integrating services on both sides...
Jul. 24, 2016 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,924
"We are a well-established player in the application life cycle management market and we also have a very strong version control product," stated Flint Brenton, CEO of CollabNet,, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Jul. 24, 2016 06:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,753
In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Yoseph Reuveni, Director of Software Engineering at Jet.com, will discuss Jet.com's journey into containerizing Microsoft-based technologies like C# and F# into Docker. He will talk about lessons learned and challenges faced, the Mono framework tryout and how they deployed everything into Azure cloud.
Yoseph Reuveni is a technology leader with unique experience developing and running high throughput (over 1M tps) distributed systems with extre...
Jul. 24, 2016 06:45 PM EDT Reads: 2,031
"Software-defined storage is a big problem in this industry because so many people have different definitions as they see fit to use it," stated Peter McCallum, VP of Datacenter Solutions at FalconStor Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Jul. 24, 2016 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,375
The cloud competition for database hosts is fierce. How do you evaluate a cloud provider for your database platform?
In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Chris Presley, a Solutions Architect at Pythian, gave users a checklist of considerations when choosing a provider.
Chris Presley is a Solutions Architect at Pythian. He loves order – making him a premier Microsoft SQL Server expert. Not only has he programmed and administered SQL Server, but he has also shared his expertise and passion with b...
Jul. 24, 2016 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,850
"Operations is sort of the maturation of cloud utilization and the move to the cloud," explained Steve Anderson, Product Manager for BMC’s Cloud Lifecycle Management, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Jul. 24, 2016 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,837
We're entering the post-smartphone era, where wearable gadgets from watches and fitness bands to glasses and health aids will power the next technological revolution. With mass adoption of wearable devices comes a new data ecosystem that must be protected. Wearables open new pathways that facilitate the tracking, sharing and storing of consumers’ personal health, location and daily activity data. Consumers have some idea of the data these devices capture, but most don’t realize how revealing and...
Jul. 24, 2016 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,024
Unless your company can spend a lot of money on new technology, re-engineering your environment and hiring a comprehensive cybersecurity team, you will most likely move to the cloud or seek external service partnerships.
In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Darren Guccione, CEO of Keeper Security, revealed what you need to know when it comes to encryption in the cloud.
Jul. 24, 2016 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,349
What are the successful IoT innovations from emerging markets? What are the unique challenges and opportunities from these markets? How did the constraints in connectivity among others lead to groundbreaking insights?
In her session at @ThingsExpo, Carmen Feliciano, a Principal at AMDG, will answer all these questions and share how you can apply IoT best practices and frameworks from the emerging markets to your own business.
Jul. 24, 2016 04:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,543
Ask someone to architect an Internet of Things (IoT) solution and you are guaranteed to see a reference to the cloud. This would lead you to believe that IoT requires the cloud to exist. However, there are many IoT use cases where the cloud is not feasible or desirable.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Dave McCarthy, Director of Products at Bsquare Corporation, will discuss the strategies that exist to extend intelligence directly to IoT devices and sensors, freeing them from the constraints of ...
Jul. 24, 2016 03:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,724