William Whyte Cargo Handlers Limited - Crane hire and lifting services throughout Scotland

Heavy Cranes

To suit your individual requirements, our professional team is on hand to offer on site management, single point contracts, CAD drawings, full risk assessments and all other necessary supporting services. With all heavy lifting procedures safety is, naturally, of paramount importance. From start to finish we ensure that all aspects of each lift are carefully managed to provide a safe and efficient operation. We place a priority on safety and have completed an OSHAS 18002 approved management system for accreditation in 2009.

Our fleet of heavy cranes, both telescopic and strut jib models can be deployed anywhere in the country on a twenty four hour, seven day service. Our modern fleet offers a lifting capacity of up to five hundred tonnes on a single rig, with co-ordinated tandem and triple lifts for even heavier loads.

Our heavy crane managers are suitably qualified as appointed persons and banksman / slingers and have operated on many projects on a consultancy basis. We can also supply suitably qualified personnel to assist in operations.


Details of recent experience are as follows.

  • Wind Turbines ( Enercon, Boyndie & Vestas, Campbelltown )
  • Shell Gas Turbine lifts
  • Exxon Mobil Sage Project St.Fergus
  • Contract lifting gas separation plant (Tandem lift 500t & 120t cranes)
  • De-commisioning Alcan Chemical Plant Burntisland, Fife
  • British Rail De-railments
  • Golden Eye project St.Fergus Gas Plant
  • ABB Vetco Gray , Montrose
  • Contract Lifting
  • MOD Ammunitions – Crombie Depot , Fife
  • Shell UK Maintenance Contract St.Fergus
  • Diageo UK Contract Lifting


We can supply on request complete method statements and lifting plans for all operations and also have an extensive range of equipment for hire including cabins, containers, lifting beams and specialised lifting equipment.

Wind Turbine Construction

At Whyte Cranes, we offer a fully integrated approach to crane hire and contract lifts. Our crane fleet is available to hire if you already have qualified workers on site or we’re happy to supply our own highly experienced personnel to carry out your lift. We’ll take care of all the paperwork including lifting plans, risk assessments, method statements, permits to work and permissions from start to finish. The earlier we can be involved the better, as we can plan the safest, most efficient way of working from the outset. Our qualified and experienced staff can produce CAD drawings, risk assessments and supporting paperwork for lifts in awkward situations and restricted areas. Whether you’re considering a single lift or a complex turnkey project, we can provide the level of service you need. Our attention to detail and approach to safety is second to none, and we pride ourselves in being able to make even the most complex jobs run smoothly.


Contract lifts Our one stop shop approach to contract lifting means we’ll work with you to prepare method statements, risk assessments and CAD plans to make your lift as simple and safe as possible. We assign a single point of contact so you know who you’re dealing with, and who’ll feel like a member of your own team. Our appointed person will handle all the planning and lift studies and we can even sort out road closures, parking restrictions, traffic management and insurances. Whether it’s a simple one off lift, or the most complicated, short-notice, multiple lift in a sensitive area, our entire team will be dedicated to getting the job done safely and efficiently on your behalf.

Used Crane Sales

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Services

William Whyte Cargo Handlers Limited is a family business established in 1983. The core business consists of crane hire & cargo handling along with the following activities.

  • Cargo Handling – Offshore Sector
  • Pipe Handling
  • Storage & Distribution
  • Plant Hire
  • Trained Personnel Provider
  • Personnel Training

Our crane hire and marketing manager both have extensive experience in all aspects of craneage and specialised lifting. Both managers are suitably qualified as appointed persons and banksman / slingers and have operated on many projects on a consultancy basis. We can also supply suitably qualified personnel to assist in operations.
Details of recent experience are as follows.

  • Wind Turbines ( Enercon, Boyndie & Vestas, Campbelltown )
  • Shell Gas Turbine lifts • Exxon Mobil Sage Project St.Fergus
  • Contract lifting gas separation plant (Tandem lift 500t & 120t cranes)
  • De-commisioning Alcan Chemical Plant Burntisland, Fife
  • British Rail De-railments
  • Golden Eye project St.Fergus Gas Plant
  • ABB Vetco Gray , Montrose
  • Contract Lifting
  • MOD Ammunitions – Crombie Depot , Fife
  • Shell UK Maintenance Contract St.Fergus
  • Diageo UK Contract Lifting

William Whyte can supply on request complete method statements and lifting plans for all operations and also have an extensive range of equipment for hire including cabins, containers, lifting beams and specialised lifting equipment

 

Our yard test bed can support up to 200t manned by qualified engineers.

Used Crane Sales

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Locations / Depots

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