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The world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, is equipped with a Palfinger Marine PK 150002 M foldable knuckle boom crane for cargo handling from top to lower decks.Read more
The Brise Lames marina in Anglet, southwest France, has installed four wireless load shackles and a multi-load cell monitoring and logging system from Straightpoint onto a 25t mobile boat hoist.Read more
Mackworth Vehicle Conversion Specialists has partnered with crane manufacturer Penny Hydraulics to develop a new crane that meets the needs of UK highway maintenance service provider Eurovia.Read more
Terex Port Solutions (TPS) is supplying a diesel-electric Terex Gottwald Model 2 mobile harbour crane in the G HMK 2304 two-rope variant and a Terex Stackace E 6-8 empty container handler to the Belgian river port of Liège.
Linian designs lifting system for Knowsley Engineering
Linian Crane and Hoist Company has designed a lifting system for a metal treatment facility Knowsley Engineering set up for a client.
Konecranes' acquisition of Terex MHPS clears, but Stahl divestment required
The European Commission (EC) has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition by Finnish lifting equiment supplier Konecranes of Terex’s Material Handling & Port Solutions segment (MHPS).
Locomotive Storage places Street cranes at rail depot
Locomotive Storage Limited has purchased four Street cranes, placing them at a refurbished facility at Crewe Diesel Depot.
Kito delivers over 80 jib cranes and chain hoists to Shinko
Kito has delivered 41 jib cranes and 43 EQ electric chain hoists to cargo oil pump and turbine manufacturer Shinko.
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.