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The world is connected. Digital system talks to digital system universally. Algorithms interpret data and churn out decisions. At the boundary of the net of worldwide interconnectivity laptops, tablets and smartphones interact with real people, who it seems are now becoming rather an old-fashioned concept as far as doing things or deciding things are concerned. Julian Champkin investigates.Read more
EnerMech has appointed David Molloy as general counsel and head of contracts to support the business as it continues to grow in new territories and regions.
TC/American Crane Company announced as JASO US distributor
TC/American Crane Company has signed an agreement with JASO Industrial Cranes to become its exclusive distributor in the United States.
Condra receives large jib crane order for spilt ore
Condra has designed and manufactured a large jib crane for bulk recovery underground of ore spilled at an unnamed mine.
Goeyvaerts orders 2 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes
Belgium’s Goeyvaerts-R bvba (Goeyvaerts) has ordered two eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for its growing rental fleet across ports in the Netherlands and Belgium. The order, booked in July, will be handed over in November 2021.
Demag partners with thyssenkrupp Marine Systems on milestone project
Demag Cranes & Components has partnered with thyssenkrupp Marine Systems to supply 14 process cranes for a new production facility in Kiel, Germany.
Axel Johnson International’s Lifting Solutions business has ventured out of Europe for the first time acquiring five lifting companies in Australia. Jenny Eagle speaks to LEEA about the news as well as its announcement to set up a Regional Council for Australia & New Zealand.
One rail to rule them all
A gantry crane can pick up and set down anywhere within a certain area. A monorail is more limited. It can work only along a line. But for many plants and factories, linear transport is exactly what they need. Julian Champkin investigates the monorail.
As demand for heavy lifting grows, manufacturers advise that success is all in the planning. Keren Fallwell reports
The 13 new cranes installed at the Port of Liverpool this year will help to drive efficiency and future-proof the port’s operations. Keren Fallwell reports.
The Tiger’s Prowess
Tiger Lifting UK celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and thanks to its success has moved into larger premises to cope with a rise in demand.
Three times a charm
Franklin Offshore Europe is celebrating after attempting a Guinness World Records hattrick supplying the World’s largest diameter and lifting capacity grommet slings
It’s a steel!
Demand for lifting gear in the U.S has bounced back from the pandemic. Suppliers are doing their best to satisfy it, but with one or two small issues in their way. Julian Champkin reports.
FAD Equipment Store has hired e-commerce guru Austin Helton as vice president, application sales and market development, reporting to David Ayling, president.
Reid Lifting Porta-Gantry 5000 supports war memorial
Reid Lifting has partnered with stone carver Carrie Horwood to supply a Reid Porta-Gantry 5000 to lift and secure a war memorial at Carrie’s Cat’s Eye Carving studio in Lydney, with representations of two soldiers from Mitcheldean and Abenhall, UK, with names and dedications to the fallen.
Mechan engineers complete Three Peaks Challenge
A trio of engineers from rail depot equipment specialists, Mechan, have climbed the UK’s three highest mountains to raise money to help street children at home and overseas.
MacGregor partners with Awind for two “walk-to-work” CSOV
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received orders from Awind, a subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions in Oslo, to supply equipment packages for two “walk-to-work” Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV).
JLT Mobile Computers adds Android 10-based version to its JLT6012 series
JLT Mobile Computers has added an Android 10-based version to its JLT6012 series of rugged vehicle-mount computers. A limited number of production units are available for customers today, with volume production planned for Q4 of this year.