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Whiting has transplanted advanced material handling technology into a 200t crane at the Tulsa port of Catoosa.Read more
Associated British Ports (ABP) port of Ipswich has invested over £160,000 into the purchase of five new cargo-handling MRS grabs from pALM Bulk Solutions Ltd, the UK dealer for German manufacturer...Read more
British crane manufacturer Pelloby has supplied a 10t double girder crane to Canal & River Trust to enhance its operational capabilities.Read more
Pelloby has supplied more than 30 cranes to fellow Shropshire based firm HL Smith automotive transmission remanufacturers over the past twenty years.
DT Engineering NW builds Goliath crane on top of a crane
Crane manufacturer and lifting equipment specialist DT Engineering NW has built a Goliath crane on top of an overhead electric travelling crane in a car manufacturer’s press shop.
Ace to supply EOT crane with three hoists for steel facility
Overhead crane and hoist manufacturer Ace World Companies has received an order for a custom hot metal ladle crane with three hoists from Nucor Steel Kankakee in Illinois.
Columbus McKinnon introduces ultra-low headroom wire rope hoist
Columbus McKinnon Corporation has launched the Yale LodeKing LT ultra-low headroom top-running wire rope hoist, available in capacities ranging from 10–25t.
Somasol orders Terex Quaymate M50 for terminal in Fray Bentos
The Uruguayan port operator Somasol has ordered a Terex Quaymate M50 mobile harbour crane for the terminal in Fray Bentos, situated beside the Uruguay River close to the border with Argentina.
As design standards increasingly adopt cycle-based classification Bernadette Ballantyne talks to Professor Markus Golder, who explains how to move between this and the previous time-based approach. Over the following pages, Eberhard Becker of Terex traces the adoption of cycle-based classification across the lifting industry, and Oliver Kempkes of Kuli discusses its impact on the overhead lifting sector.
This year’s CeMat may have been quieter than previous years but companies still saw the value in product launches and networking. Keren Fallwell reports
UK-based crane manufacturer Pelloby has installed a bespoke turntable crane system at the Hereford foundry of super alloy manufacturer Special Metals.
Verlinde Maintains Moulds
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.
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.
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.