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Tenaris, a pipe manufacturer, has added Elebia automatic hooks to material handling systems.Read more
Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has expanded its pick and carry crane fleet with the addition of 12t and 18t units from Manitex Valla.Read more
Tenaris, a pipe manufacturer, has added Elebia automatic hooks to material handling systems.
Rapid Response extends pick and carry fleet, with 12t and 18t Valla cranes
Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has expanded its pick and carry crane fleet with the addition of 12t and 18t units from Manitex Valla.
Terex agrees sale of MHPS to Konecranes
Terex has agreed to sell its material handling and port solutions division to Konecranes, in return for $820m in cash and a 25% stake in the company.
Mammoet builds Goliath crane for moving steel fabrications in Poland
One of the world's largest gantry cranes has been erected at a port in Poland. The new 120m crane will be used for moving steel fabrications. Raising the crane was itself a major lifting challenge for contractor Mammoet.
GGR group unveils the UK’s largest glass vacuum lifter
UK minicrane sales and rental company GGR Group has launched the country’s largest glass vacuum lifter to the market.
Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd has completed a series of load tests on a new 5t capacity overhead crane at a Lee Tunnel Thames Water site in Beckton, East London.
Founder and owner for ACE Cranes Mr Gunasheel Udupi explains how his company has sustained growth despite global economic turbulence
Low oil and commodity prices make it a good time to invest in lifting equipment as smart investors in the Middle East seek to benefit from low raw material prices
When heavy lift specialists Versabar was required to carry out a load test on a well support clamp at its Houston, Texas facility, it called on Straightpoint for two of its Radiolink Plus load cells to conduct the 150 ton proof load process.
Rise to the challenge
Street Crane Company is cementing its position as a leading UK manufacturer after recently completing the installation of three overhead cranes at one of the world’s most advanced factories.
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.
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.
With the advent of Spring (for many), we are now entering the ‘all systems go’ period in the lifting tradeshow calendar.
New Year, New Opportunities?
Welcome to the first edition of Hoist in 2016. With shows such as Bauma, Modex and CeMAT on the horizon, it's sure to be a frenetic, productive and, hopefully, fruitful for the lifting sector across the globe.