The Mechanical Handling Division covers many types of bespoke engineering projects, in a diverse range of market sectors, several requiring our full turnkey service including project management, design, manufacture, installation and commissioning.

Qualter Hall is able to provide innovative and sensible solutions to complex mechanical and structural problems, where necessary fully integrated with our own in-house electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic expertise.

We undertake complete multi-disciplined turnkey contracts for new plant, reconstructions, refurbishments and upgrades, utilising our own specialist staff dedicated to mechanical, structural, electrical, electronic, fluid power and production engineering. We carry out projects from the initial conceptual planning stages, through design, manufacture, installation and commissioning to final commercial operation.

Our expertise and experience is so extensive that it is not possible to list every possible type of Project Engineering requirement within our capabilities.

However, typical examples of projects carried out by our design teams include:

  • Moving bridges – Swing, Bascule, Retractable, Lifting
  • Fixed bridges
  • Modular bridges
  • Ro-Ro linkspans
  • Water control gates
  • Winches and haulages
  • Nuclear waste handling (special projects involving robotics with fully integrated control systems)
  • Passenger/crew access facilities
  • Slipway systems
  • Boat lifts
  • Dock pumping systems
  • Specialist roof structures

Case Studies

Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority

Slipway Carriages and Winching System – Kilkeel Harbour Phase I comprised the design, supply, installation and commissioning of the centre slipway carriage and winching system at Kilkeel Harbour in Northern Ireland.  Phase II involved the design, supply, installation and commissioning of the two outer carriages. During Phase I the centre carriage and winching system replaced […]

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