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EnerMech welcomes general counsel and head of contracts
17 September, 2021 EnerMech has appointed David Molloy as general counsel and head of contracts to support the business as it continues to grow in new territories and regions.
  • Goeyvaerts orders 2 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes
    Belgium’s Goeyvaerts-R bvba (Goeyvaerts) has ordered two eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for its growing rental fleet across ports in the Netherlands and Belgium. The order, booked in July, will be handed over in November 2021.


Antipodean effect
08 September, 2021 Axel Johnson International’s Lifting Solutions business has ventured out of Europe for the first time acquiring five lifting companies in Australia. Jenny Eagle speaks to LEEA about the news as well as its announcement to set up a Regional Council for Australia & New Zealand.
  • One rail to rule them all
    A gantry crane can pick up and set down anywhere within a certain area. A monorail is more limited. It can work only along a line. But for many plants and factories, linear transport is exactly what they need. Julian Champkin investigates the monorail.
  • Heavy duties
    As demand for heavy lifting grows, manufacturers advise that success is all in the planning. Keren Fallwell reports
  • Quay solutions
    The 13 new cranes installed at the Port of Liverpool this year will help to drive efficiency and future-proof the port’s operations. Keren Fallwell reports.
  • The Tiger’s Prowess
    Tiger Lifting UK celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and thanks to its success has moved into larger premises to cope with a rise in demand.
  • Three times a charm
    Franklin Offshore Europe is celebrating after attempting a Guinness World Records hattrick supplying the World’s largest diameter and lifting capacity grommet slings
  • It’s a steel!
    Demand for lifting gear in the U.S has bounced back from the pandemic. Suppliers are doing their best to satisfy it, but with one or two small issues in their way. Julian Champkin reports.


FAD Equipment Store hires e-commerce guru
16 September, 2021 FAD Equipment Store has hired e-commerce guru Austin Helton as vice president, application sales and market development, reporting to David Ayling, president.
  • Reid Lifting Porta-Gantry 5000 supports war memorial
    Reid Lifting has partnered with stone carver Carrie Horwood to supply a Reid Porta-Gantry 5000 to lift and secure a war memorial at Carrie’s Cat’s Eye Carving studio in Lydney, with representations of two soldiers from Mitcheldean and Abenhall, UK, with names and dedications to the fallen.