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Up-tower gearbox repairs normally require the use of large cranes on the ground, but LiftWerx performs these repairs far more economically using Heli-Hook cranes.  Believe it or not, these powerful specialized lifting devices are so small that they are mobilized with a pickup truck.

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LiftWerx has recently expanded to the Texas market, the heartland of wind energy in North America.  We are pleased to have successfully completed our first two gearbox changes on Siemens 2.3MW wind turbines.

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LiftWerx is the proud winner of the 2018 CanWea O&M Outstanding Achievement Award.  This award is presented to a company that demonstrates innovative approaches to O&M.  We would like to thank our fantastic team, our clients, our colleagues and the Canadian Wind Energy Association for helping us to achieve this milestone!

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15Jan

Winter Gearbox Exchange!

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Winter execution with safety and quality at highest priority! LiftWerx specializes in cold-weather corrective replacements. With low mobilization costs and no road permits required whatsoever, let us take care of bringing your North American assets back online. Why rent a large crane when a tiny up-tower crane will do the job?

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23Jun

Another First for LiftWerx!

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LiftWerx is proud to announce that for the first time, a wind turbine gearbox has been replaced in the province of Quebec using a Liftra self-hoisting crane. Thanks again to a great crew and a great customer!

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23Jun

LIFTWERX LAUNCHES HELI-HOOK

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LiftWerx is proud to announce that last week, we tested and commissioned a new alternative lifting device for Siemens wind turbines. This up-tower lifting device, named the Heli-Hook, is able to remove and replace IMS shafts and other heavy equipment in the nacelle. Mobilization costs for this device are absolutely minimal. Believe it or not,…

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17May

A FIRST IN ATLANTIC CANADA!

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Thanks to a great customer, the heavy-lift team at LiftWerx recently completed another successful gearbox replacement in Nova Scotia with a Liftra self-hoisting crane.  Thanks to our talented crew, LiftWerx continues to grow and provide unique alternative lifting solutions in the wind energy industry.  Please contact us for more information.

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The innovative crew at LiftWerx recently utilized new state-of-the-art technology to remove and replace a GETS gearbox on a General Electric 1.5MW wind turbine.  This is the first time that a GETS gearbox has been replaced in Canada without the use of a large mobile crane.  The replacement was performed with specialized new rigging devices,…

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02Mar

ANOTHER FIRST FOR LIFTWERX!

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LiftWerx recently completed the replacement of a wind turbine yaw drive and motor assembly on a GE 1.6 MW turbine.  Working in cold and snowy winter conditions in Northern Ontario, LiftWerx used an innovative rigging device to safely remove a portion of the nacelle roof.  Two lightweight up-tower cranes were then installed in the nacelle,…

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25Jan

LIFTWERX EXPANDS ITS OFFERINGS!

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LiftWerx is pleased to announce it has expanded its services to include an array of alternative up-tower crane rental devices to perform wind maintenance work.  These compact and efficient utility cranes offer tremendous value for up-tower repair work compared to large traditional cranes, saving clients time and money with minimal site disruption. Are you replacing a yaw motor?…

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