02 May,2017 SANY Group
With China’s “The Belt & Road Initiative” policy, SANY Group has made outstanding progress worldwide with high-quality products and service. In recent years, SANY has been involved in many key projects in countries along the Silk Road and built a good reputation for the Chinese brand. As the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) is around the corner, let’s look at some of the super projects that SANY has been involved in around the world.
Southeast Asia: Expediting work in the dry season, SANY equipment used in the construction of China-Laos Railway
☑ Project: China-Laos Railway
☑ Equipment: 20 SANY machines
☑ Key words: Speeding up work in dry season
☑ Brief introduction: China-Laos railway is a 400 km railway project spanning from the northern border of China-Laos to southern Vientiane with a total investment of nearly 40 billion RMB. Upon completion, the travel time from Vientiane to the China-Laos border will be shortened from 12 hours to less than 3 hours. It can be described as another Asian "Super Project." At present, there are nearly 20 pump trucks, mixer trucks, graders, rollers and other equipment on site to expedite work before the rainy season begins. With the increased workload there will be more SANY machines on the project soon.
Africa: 120 SANY machines help with the construction of the Mombasa Nairobi Railway
☑ Project: Kenyan Mombasa Nairobi Railway
☑ Equipment: 120 SANY machines
☑ Highlights:the biggest infrastructure project since Kenya’s independence in 1963, the first overseas Chinese railway
☑ Brief introduction: The Mombasa Nairobi Railway is 480 kilometers long with a total investment of 3.8 billion USD. It is the largest infrastructure project since Kenya's independence in 1963. SANY, as the biggest partner of the contractor, China Communication Construction Company Ltd. has sent a total of 120 machines to the site. SANY equipment produced, transported and pumped concrete. SANY crawler cranes, truck cranes, excavators and rollers did all of the hoisting and earthmoving. According to final job reports, there were no malfunctions on SANY equipment.
Southeast Asia: 170 SANY machines were used on the China-Thailand International Railway
☑ Project: China-Thailand International Railway
☑ Equipment: 170 SANY machines
☑ Key words: Asia “Super Project”, 1830 km
☑ Brief introduction: China-Thailand railway refers to Kunming to Thailand Bangkok railway; it is the middle part of the Pan-Asian railway line with a total length of about 1830 km. It has become an important part of the infrastructure of many Thailand cities and will become the new national railway of Thailand. In May of 2013, Thailand established a strategic partnership with SANY and purchased 170 SANY machines including truck cranes, excavators, rotary drilling rigs, rollers, graders, concrete batching plants and mixer trucks. SANY has become a long-term supplier of construction machinery in Thailand.
South Asia: Conquering high temperatures on the Sri Lanka Southern Railway
☑ Project: Sri Lanka Southern Railway
☑ Equipment: 20 SANY machines
☑ Key words: High temperatures and solid granite
☑ Brief introduction: Sri Lanka Southern Railway is one of the major projects for Sri Lanka transportation infrastructure construction. Nearly 20 SANY machines including excavators, pump trucks, trailer pumps, truck cranes and rotary drilling rigs participated in this project. After one year the equipment is performing well with very few service issues. SANY equipment has overcome the solid granite and 38 degree Celsius working environment. SANY has not only gained the recognition of the contractor, but also the local government. The customer from China Construction Fifth Engineering Division Corp., LTD said, “SANY has made a great contribution to the construction of 21st century Maritime Silk Road”.
Middle East: SANY hoisting machinery showed its power in the world’ largest airport construction
☑ Project: Saudi Arabia Jeddah International Airport
☑ Equipment: SANY STC250 and STC750
☑ Highlights: Largest airport in the world, bigger than the the five largest airports in the US combined.
☑ Brief introduction: The largest airport in the world with a total cost about 5.3 billion USD covers an area of about 106 square kilometers. The construction site is located in the desert which is windy and dusty year round with high temperatures. The extreme weather conditions require high quality machinery. The SANY STC250 and STC750 truck cranes have performed well with great efficiency and precision. A representative from the Bin Laden Company, the biggest construction company in Saudi Arabia, spoke highly of SANY equipment saying, “SANY will be our only machinery provider in the future.”
Africa: 193 SANY machines conquered the longest highway in Algeria
☑ Project: Algeria East-West Highway
☑ Equipment: 193 SANY machines
☑ Highlights: Connecting 3 countries, the longest highway in Algeria
☑ Brief introduction: Algeria East-West highway is the longest highway in Algeria, with a total length of 1216 kilometers. It travels from Tunisia to Morocco, throughout the entire territory of Algeria. SANY equipment played a major role in this project. A total of 193 machines participated in the construction, including 56 rollers, 32 graders, 5 pavers and many others. The highway is located in a hilly area with many ravines. Most of the ground is marlstone which is known as a “geological minefield”. SANY equipment has overcome the difficult terrain and gained high praise from the contractor.
Africa: The first modern railway in the most populous country in Africa
☑ Project: Nigeria Abuja-Kaduna railway
☑ Equipment: 29 SANY machines
☑ Highlights: The first modernized railway in the most populous country in West Africa
☑ Brief introduction: The Abuja-Kaduna railway is 186.5 kilometers long with total cost of 850 million USD. It is the first modern railway in Nigeria. It connects Abuja and Kaduna. A total of 29 SANY machines were involved in the construction, including 15 excavators, 6 motor graders, 5 trailer pumps and 3 pump trucks. All concrete pumping was done by the SANY pump trucks and trailer pumps. The leveling work was handled by SANY motor graders and SANY excavators completed the earthmoving. The clients spoke highly of the performance of SANY machinery and was pleased with SANY’s efficient service.
Southeast Asia: Largest crawler crane participated in the power plant project in Indonesia
☑ Project: Indonesia Pelabuhan Ratu coal-fired power plant
☑ Equipment: SCC4000 crawler crane
☑ Highlights: The largest tonnage crawler crane exported from China to Southeast Asia market
☑ Brief introduction: The Indonesian Pelabuhan Ratu power plant project is part of a 10,000 MW power plant system that China has provided to Indonesia. It is the biggest individual project in the program and a key part of the total energy solution. The SANY SCC4000 crawler crane has done an excellent job on the hoisting of steel structural components and has received favorable reviews from the contractor. The 4000 ton SANY crane is the largest crawler crane ever exported from China to the Southeast Asia market.
Middle East: SANY SRC550H shows its extraordinary ability in the Sahara desert
☑ Project: UAE Habshan petroleum drilling project
☑ Equipment: SANY SRC550H
☑ Key words: The Sahara desert, temperatures over 60 degrees Celsius
☑ Brief introduction: The drilling project is located in the Sahara desert with daytime temperatures above 60 degrees Celsius. The conditions are extremely tough leaving little room for error. After careful evaluation, the contractor, UAE Abu Dhabi National Petroleum Drilling Company chose the SANY SRC550H rough terrain crane. With reliable quality and performance in extreme conditions, SANY equipment has accomplished it's goals. The client expressed their gratitude for the exceptional quality of the SANY rough terrain crane. It has allowed the Habshan Oilfield to be put into production ahead of schedule.
Africa: The biggest export order in China’s wind power history
☑ Project: Ethiopia Adama wind power second-phase construction
☑ Equipment: 102 SANY wind driven generators
☑ Highlights: The biggest export order in China’s wind power industry to date
☑ Brief introduction: Adama wind power plant is located in central Ethiopia. It is 95 kilometers away from the capital of Addis Ababa, about 7 km from the first-phase project site. 102 wind driven generators installed in this project were all produced by SANY Heavy Energy, most of them are SE7715 models with a capacity of 153 megawatts. This is the biggest export order in China’s wind power industry to date. The project will play a major role in improving the local socio-economic situation and help the Ethiopian government gradually establish the Ethiopian national wind power industry.
Africa: SANY 750 ton crawler crane assisted in construction of the biggest power plant in Africa
☑ Project: South Africa Johannesburg Kusile power plant
☑ Equipment: SCC7500 and 40 additional SANY machines
☑ Highlights: The largest crane produced and exported by China to the largest power plant in Africa
☑ Brief introduction: The South African Johannesburg Kusile power plant has a capacity of 4,800 MW and costs 14 billion USD. It is the biggest power plant in Africa. There are more than 40 SANY machines involved in this project. In October 2013 SANY exported the SCC7500 crawler crane to South Africa for the roof lifting at the plant. This 750 ton crawler crane is the largest crawler crane on site and also the largest crane produced and exported by China to Africa. The client said that the plant roof installation is the most critical part of the project. Only SANY equipment is safe enough and reliable enough for this job.
Russia: Construction under extreme condition in the Arctic Circle
☑ Project: Russia Noyabrsk petroleum, natural gas transportation station project
☑ Equipment: SANY SR150 rotary drilling rigs
☑ Key words: Arctic Circle, tundra, temperature minus 60 degree Celsius
☑ Brief introduction:The Noyabrsk petroleum natural gas transportation station is one of the most important projects in Russia. It is the emerging energy hub in Asia and will play a major role in energy supply for Russian and neighboring countries. The SANY SR150 rotary drilling rig was the only drilling rig on the project. As Noyabrsk is close to the Arctic Circle, located in the permafrost zone, the climate is extremely cold with temperatures approaching minus 60 degrees Celsius. The tough Arctic climate brings with it many difficulties. The contractor required the SANY rotary drilling rig to regularly work at temperatures between minus 30 degrees and minus 40 degrees Celsius. After a few cold weather modifications, the SANY SR150 has adapted to the arctic environment and showed its strength.