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LATEST NEWS

Success for Condra’s Bulgarian subsidiary
20 September, 2018 Condra Bulgaria, the European subsidiary of South African crane manufacturer Condra, has received orders worth around €500,000 in the past six months, including further contracts for the ongoing supply of end carriages to crane manufacturers in England and Spain.
  • EMH partners with Germany’s Gloning
    Engineering Material Handling (EMH) has entered into a strategic partnership with German company GloningKrantechnik to enhance regional service and support for its growing customer base in Europe.
  • Quick-maintenance hoists from Ingersoll Rand
    Ingersoll Rand has launched the Elk Series electric chain hoist, designed to be lightweight and accessible enough to be serviced while still mounted at the facility, cutting downtime.

LATEST FEATURES

Trash converters
25 September, 2018 Waste-to-energy plants, which convert domestic or industrial waste and by-products into power, require reliable, efficient cranes, often with specialised bodywork and grabs. Julian Champkin looks at three examples, starting with a woodchip processing facility in Germany.
  • Rolling on rails
    The overhead monorail is a simple and robust way of moving loads in a factory. It has a long history but, as Julian Champkin finds, it has a future as well.
  • Trump card
    Erratic and controversial he may be, but Donald Trump’s business measures in the USA seem to have boosted industry in the country— albeit with some uncertainty. Daniel Searle reports.
  • Alping hand
    Stahl CraneSystems supplied chain hoists used in a tunnelling project in Austria, working with French bespoke lifting solution developer Acimex.
  • Repeat business
    Jaso Industrial Cranes has supplied equipment for three stages of the hydropower complex in Guatemala, starting with Renace II, completed in 2011, and continuing today with Renace IV.


BLOGS

Europe awaits with more visits this month
21 September, 2018 The summer is coming to a gradual conclusion, and as companies get back up to speed after summer vacations across Europe, I’ll be knocking on a few doors this month to meet businesses and see how their operations work.