(2000), "Joint venture", Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials, Vol. 47 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/acmm.2000.12847bab.008
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Keywords: Pipeline Induction Heat, Ludescher, Pipelines, Joint ventures
UK-based contractors Pipeline Induction Heat (PIH) have recently formed a joint venture with cable-lifting specialists Ludescher, of Austria.
"Diversification remains one of the cornerstones of PIH's marketing strategy", said PIH Managing Director Phil Bond. He continued: "PIH are constantly exploring new ways to complement the specialist field joint coating and heat treatment services that our company provides to main pipeline contractors. Under this co-operation agreement with Ludescher, PIH will assist with world-wide marketing activities and onsite project management. Ludescher will provide the specialist equipment and know-how".
Cable lift systems are primarily used in poor access mountainous regions, to allow easy movement of heavy plant and construction equipment in site locations which would otherwise prove impossible.