Hydro-energy

REEL are experts in equipping, renovating and upgrading lifting equipment for  hydro-electric plants across the world.

REEL and REEL COH are capable of providing high-performance technical solutions, regardless of the size of the plant.

REEL COH, based in Canada and in the USA, has been designing, manufacturing and installing lifting equipment for nearly 50 years.

This level of expertise, built-up via their North American markets, helps us deal with the most complex engineering projects across the world, resolving the most difficult problems.

REEL COH has supplied the majority of lifting equipment for powerhouses in North America in extreme environments for the last 30 years :

  • gantries,
  • stationary hoists,
  • turbine hall cranes, etc.

References:

  • Ontario Power Generation – Saunders power house : replacement of the turbine gantry crane with a capacity of 300,000 kg; mass of the equipment: 400,000 kg.
  • USACE (United States Army Corps of Engineers), three sites along the Snake river in Washington State: replacement of the water intake gantry cranes, capacity 135,000 kg.
  • Manitoba Hydro – Slave Falls dam: replacement of the hoisting winch trolley for the spillway gates, 75,000 kg, with a dual-rail rack and pinion system of 25,000 kg for the handling of the stop logs.
  • Ontario Power Generation – Niagara Falls site: supply and fitting of a hoist, superstructure and tunnel isolation gates and stoplogs, capacity 160,000 kg.
  • Hydro Quebec, Romaine 3 powerhouse : supply and testing of turbine hall crane , capacity 380,000 kg.

In France, these skills are passed on by our subsidiary MCLR and our agency responsible for the maintenance and refurbishment of lifting equipment for the hydro-electricity industry.

Our 360° VR application on the aluminium exhibition in Düsseldorf

Customers were delighted to explore our shipunloader or special cranes through our 360° VR application

Some news of Iter project progress

Assembly Hall One giant standing

REEL participate to the development of the LCA60T project,

REEL will provide the 12 winches that will equip the airship and will lift or drop 60 tons of cargo

Replacement of our first screening drum : a REEL success

This important project for REEL is a double success with a security challenge won and a global site schedule respected

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