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CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is using an automatic hook from Elebia to lift and lower a 750kg concrete beam used for radiation tests at the Franco-Swiss site.Read more
For a job lifting 750t monopiles at the port of Cuxhaven, Schmidbauer used the ports own gantry crane and a 600t Liebherr crawler, rigged with a Modulift spreader and 45m lifting beam.Read more
Street Crane is helping Port of Blyth to enhance its fabrication services with a new Goliath crane.
CERN uses Elebia hook to lift concrete beam during irradiation tests
CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is using an automatic hook from Elebia to lift and lower a 750kg concrete beam used for radiation tests at the Franco-Swiss site.
Comege launches new jib granes
French jib crane, gantry crane and spreader beam manufacturer Comege has launched three new jib cranes.
SpanSet launches fall arrest lanyard that retracts when falling
SpanSet has unveiled its new fall arrest lanyard, the DSL 2, which improves on the original retractable DSL by retracting even when a user is falling, reducing fall distance while still allowing flexibility to work.
Qatar orders for DGCrane
DGCrane, based in Henan Province, China, is getting ready to ship two sets of 30t cranes together with two sets of 16t gantry cranes to Qatar before December.
Mobile gantry cranes bridge the gaps between factory, yard, and construction site. Bernadette Ballantyne looks at the potential of this technology.
Knowledge is power
Straightpoint has developed a range of testing and inspection tools for 40 years. Recent jobs and applications demonstrate the wide range of applications for their expertise.
A Demag laser measuring system was used to survey crane runways for four steel coil cranes at Imperial Logistics, ahead of their refurbishment by Kranservice Rheinberg.
Ghana Load Test
Lloyds British Ghana supplied testing equipment for Orsam Engineering, as they installed and tested an overhead crane for their new workshop
Whiting has transplanted advanced material handling technology into the 200t crane at the Tulsa port of Catoosa.
In this month’s Hoist our focus is on inspection and testing. We have three articles that look at how testing equipment and inspection services are vital to crane selection, installation, and operation.
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.