Fagioli PSC of Iver, Buckingshire, United Kingdom, won the the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association’s Hauling Job of the Year award in the moving category at the company’s annual conference April 12-16 in Phoenix.
Precision Heavy Haul of Phoenix won in the Hauling Over 160,000 Pounds category, and Emmert International of Portland, Ore. won in the Hauling Under 160,000 Pounds category.
Fagioli transported a new passenger bridge designed to carry passengers from Gatwick International Airport’s north terminal directly to the aircraft loading pier. The bridge was 247 meters long and weighed more than 2,880 tons.
Precision Heavy Haul moved all the steel for a retractable roof from the Schuff Steel Company in Phoenix to the Arizona Cardinals’ new stadium in nearby Glendale.
Emmert International carried 18 pipe rack modules from a North Texas fabrication company to a South Texas refinery within a six-week period. Each of the modules weighed 140,000 pounds.
The judging panel consisted of Dan Barclay of Dan Barclay Inc., Al Koenig of Midwest Specialized Transportation, Jane Karlsten of Silk Road Translink, Paul LeFebvre of LeFebvre and Sons, and Jim Vitez of KMX International. They assessed each entry based on shipment routing, planning, physical elements, safety considerations and execution.