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LATEST NEWS

Mukran Port Terminals buys third Liebherr mobile harbour crane
20 October, 2021 Mukran Port Terminals in Sassnitz, Germany, has bought its third Liebherr mobile harbour crane, type LHM 550.
  • Airpes launches automation-ready grab
    Airpes has led the collaborative design of a grab for handling steel or aluminum coils in semi- and fully-automated electric overhead traveling (EOT) crane applications.
  • Enerpac Push Pull system constructs World’s largest Observation Wheel
    An Enerpac Push-Pull system has been used to construct the World’s Largest Observation Wheel. Opening this week, the Ain Dubai observation wheel is over 250 metres tall, significantly higher than the 168 metre, High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas, and almost twice the height of the London Eye.
  • Christian Prantl, Palfinger, on its ‘European Project of Common interest’
    Following the news that Palfinger partnered with GOS Tools to install a high-voltage cable travelling through the Channel Tunnelrecently, Hoist decided to catch up with Christian Prantl, head of product division railway, Palfinger to find out more about the project, which is being labelled as a ‘European Project of Common Interest’, by the European Commission.

LATEST FEATURES

Ship Ahoy!
20 October, 2021 Cimolai supplies one of the world’s largest Mobile Boat Hoists to Derecktor Shipyards in Fort Pierce, Florida.
  • Fly me to the moon
    ACECO works with NASA on its Artemis II space programme to send the first woman to the Moon.
  • Antipodean effect
    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.


BLOGS

Tecnalia creates safer environment for 4.0 worker
21 October, 2021 Tecnalia has joined forced with Accenture, Iberdrola and Idom in an initiative where computer vision technologies, mixed reality, and advanced interaction with geospatial data play a key role in the 4.0 worker's safety.
  • Mammoet’s WTA lifting system scheduled for release in 2023
    As developers chase stronger flows, onshore wind hub heights are growing beyond the reach of conventional crawler cranes. Mammoet’s new WTA lifting system allows theoretically infinite hub heights and paves the way towards emissions-free turbine erection.
  • 'Learn-As-You-Earn' scheme to prepare US skilled trainees
    The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the 2021 National Apprenticeship Week will be celebrated from November 15-21. The event allows labor and business leaders, educational institutions, career seekers and other partners to demonstrate support for apprenticeships in preparing a highly skilled, diverse workforce to meet the talent needs of employers and train Americans for good paying jobs across multiple industries.