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identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.
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There is a growing movement in the hoist sector towards wireless control systems that can ensure greater safety and less downtime for operators, as well as intelligent devices that provide increased levels of production data. Tom Woerndl reports.
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Crane training in North America is being slowly revolutionised by increasingly affordable simulator systems. Daniel Searle reports.
Extracting minerals from below the earth takes big, and very specialised, hoisting gear. Julian Champkin reports.
A manufacturer of equipment for refineries and power stations required an upgrade to its steel-handling cranes in Germany.
The Central-Eastern European markets remain solid despite industrial slowdown. Jaroslaw Adamowski reports from Warsaw.
Keep on running
Maintenance is an essential for safe operation of hoists. Julian Champkin looks at requirements and methods.
Lifting Silicon chips
Mennens and Elma are supplying highly precise cleanroom cranes that will be used in the development of a new generation of silicon chips. Daniel Searle reports
A 41m crane installed at a UK steel plant is due to be joined shortly by the largest-capacity crane ever made by manufacturer Jaso Industrial Cranes.
Light lifting systems may seem simple but, as Julian Champkin finds, they are every bit as useful as heavier lifting equipment and repay consideration and good design.
Keep on moving
Intermodal cranes and lifting apparatus are vital to the movement of world trade. Julian Champkin looks at this large and varied sector.
The lifting industry has implemented a range of programmes and initiatives to attract new workers, both young and experienced. Daniel Searle reports.
MC Levage is a specialist crane manufacturer and part of the Reel International group. Daniel Searle visited the company’s headquarters in Lyon, France.