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Konecranes supplies 125 units to Sino Iron Project
26 July, 2016 Konecranes has supplied a total of 125 units of CXT wire rope hoists and SM winches to the Sino Iron project.


Verlinde Maintains Moulds
26 July, 2016 Three suspended cranes and six Verlinde hoists have been used in the injection mould maintenance workshop at Parker Hannifin.
  • Tensa protects dam
    Australian lifting equipment supplier Tensa Equipment has won a contract to adapt its offshore lifting technology for use on a hydroelectric power station crane on the Kootenay River in Canada.
  • Mountain material handling
    Switzerland-based electric chain hoist manufacturer GIS has installed a custom crane system at ARA Zermatt sludge plant, as part of a plant upgrade.
  • Trains floating on air
    Lloyds Somers has developed new lifting jacks that float on air skates, for Hitachi Rail Europe. The jacks will work alongside a lifting table from Lloyds Somers, as well as cranes from Street installed earlier this year
  • New life for fifties crane
    Linian crane and hoist company refurbished an old 10t Wharton double girder electric overhead travelling crane, probably dating from the 1950s.


Global connections
26 July, 2016
  • Uncertain forecasts
    It’s a typically unreliable summer here in London: last week we needed the heating on, yesterday there was torrential rain in the morning and bright sunshine in the evening. It’s the sort of summer where whatever clothes you put on in the morning, you’ll be cursing your choice by the afternoon; it’s almost a relief when the long grey drizzling British winter comes and you at least know to dress for another cold wet day.
  • Steely determination
    We are less than half way into 2016 and the British steel industry is going through the toughest of times. News that Indian firm Tata Steel is set to sell its UK steel business is the latest hammer blow to an industry that has bore the brunt of thousands of job cuts in recent months.
  • Creating Confidence
    In this issue, we look at how overhead cranes and the manufacturing industry go hand-in-hand. An essential enabler for businesses across the globe, overhead crane technology is playing an increasing important role in the daily routines of thousands of manufacturing firms.


23 Nov 2016 - 24 Nov 2016