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HBC-Radiomatic complete Kentucky expansion
04 October, 2019
Remote control manufacturer HBC-Radiomatic has completed the expansion of its facility at Hebron, Kentucky, adding an extra 13,000sq ft of floor space.

Marble arch: Pelloby’s 47m crane installed
04 October, 2019
UK-based crane manufacturer Pelloby has designed, built and installed a 12.5t-capacity gantry crane with a 47m span for Somerset-based Marble Mosaics.

Terminal cranes upgraded in Morocco
04 October, 2019
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will upgrade the capabilities of four ZPMC ship-to-shore cranes in Morocco, on behalf of customer Eurogate Tanger.

Smart manufacturing programme underway for crane maker
04 October, 2019
UK-based crane manufacturer DT Engineering is taking part in a leadership programme designed to provide skills and knowledge required to employ ‘smart’ manufacturing techniques.

Lifting device for US particle accelerator lab
04 October, 2019
The Caldwell Group has manufactured a customised lifting device for use at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) in Batavia, Illinois. The project was awarded to Caldwell distributor John Sakash Copmany, also based in Illinois.

Jet engines lifted and rotated by hoist
04 October, 2019
Pennsylvania-based Acco Material Handling Solutions has collaborated with J&B Equipment to install a range of systems, including a circular crane, to lift jet engines for testing at an aerospace company.

Parliamentary reception for LEEA landmark
04 October, 2019
A parliamentary reception was held at the Palace of Westminster on behalf of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), to celebrate the organisation’s 75-year anniversary.

Canadian projects use Tele Radio controls
04 October, 2019
Toronto Electric (TE), a material handling and electric motor company based in Ontario, Canada, has recently installed Panther radio remote controls from Tele Radio at two customers in Toronto.

Print machine manufacturer chooses Konecranes
04 October, 2019
Konecranes has supplied ten cranes to Apex International, a manufacturer and exporter of printing rolls and printing machines, for its newest plant, at Nashik, India.

Northern heights
18 September, 2019
John Bensalhia takes a look at the North American hoist market, and reports on its notable projects, products and innovations.

Backs and basics
18 September, 2019
Aching backs and pains in the joints are no longer acceptable as inevitable sideeffects of working life. Julian Champkin looks at how advances in ergonomic design and practice are helping to eliminating them.

Jumbo lifting
18 September, 2019
High-capacity lifting is in ever-increasing demand. Julian Champkin looks at the market for hoists with capacities of 5t and above.

Weir’d Science
18 September, 2019
A system for lifting boats past a hydropower dam on the Upper Rhine has been redesigned by Innokran, using Stahl CraneSystems hoists.

A safe industry is an attractive one for new workers
18 September, 2019
In this issue we have an article on ergonomics, and how this science is applied to lifting devices.

Best supporting tractor
16 August, 2019
A combination of Erikkila light crane systems and Kito hoists were installed at an innovative tractor manufacturing facility in Germany.

Container terminal expands fleet of automated RTGs
16 August, 2019
The Terminal Petikemas Semarang (TPKS) container handling terminal in Central Java, Indonesia, recently extended the world’s first commercially-operated fleet of Konecranes automated rubber tyre gantry (ARTG) cranes with the addition of nine new cranes, bringing the terminal’s total to 20. The original ARTGs had already operated successfully for more than two years.

EMH launches enhanced EG Series hoist
16 August, 2019
Engineered Material Handling (EMH) has introduced its EG Series hoist, which offers additional features to its E Series hoist for single-girder cranes.

New configurations for Demag KBK crane
16 August, 2019
UK-based Demag Cranes & Components has added overhung and extending configurations to its KBK Aluline light crane system, to suit applications where there is a requirement to move loads beyond the dimensions of the crane runway span.

Bridge crane removed from Indiana steel facility
16 August, 2019
Smith Erectors put together a complete rigging system, incorporating eight custom-made heavy-lift slings from Cortland, to remove a 20-year-old, 300t bridge crane from a Steel Dynamics Incorporated (SDI) steel mill in Indiana.

System keeps Eagle eye on crane movements
16 August, 2019
Spain-based Airpes has launched its Eagle black box system, designed to monitor and log the hoist, trolley and bridge movements of high duty cycle cranes and hoists.