Transformer ferrying goes easy
PDD procures sophisticated machine
Srinagar, Mar 31: Now shifting damaged transformers from one place to another will not be a herculean task at least in the Srinagar City as the Power Development Department has procured state-of-the-art machinery which can automatically shifty heavy items including the transformers with ease.
Officials said the Italian machine has been procured by the PDD through the Mechanical Engineering Department.
“It was a difficult job for us to manually shift the transformers with which are installed in upper parts of the electric poles. To tap the problem, we have procured the sophistical machinery which can lift upto 8 metric tons of load. The machine has maneuverability and articulated boom,” the PDD’s Executive Engineer (Division Ist) Hashmat Qazi said.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 1 Apr 2011 00:00:00 IST
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