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Unshakable truss
25 April, 2017
The versatility of PaR Systems’ TensileTruss made it suitable for assisting with various jobs at a highly specialised project—the clean-up operation at the former Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine.
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Pipe show 25 April, 2017 An engineering company has rented a top-slewing crane from Steenhoff, Potain’s dealer in East Frisia, Germany.
Full beam 25 April, 2017 An Indonesian manufacturer of pre-stressed concrete beams has installed 16 CXT overhead cranes from Konecranes to optimise production at its plant in Surabaya.
On the right track 25 April, 2017 Identifying and keeping track of lifting equipment is crucial in order to conduct and record the many inspection protocols that are required by law. Sally Spencer reports
Call the hire Brigade 25 April, 2017 For some industries, particularly the offshore oil and gas sector, renting lifting equipment is preferable to buying it. Sally Spencer reports.
Mammoet moves 1,200t bunker using gantry on SPMTS 25 April, 2017 Mammoet used a gantry placed on SPMTs to move the first of three concrete bunkers by the Lek Channel near Vreeswijk, the Netherlands. The project was commissioned by Sas van Vreeswijk and Rijkswaterstaat.
Cask Handlers 21 March, 2017 Paola De Pascali talks to global leading manufacturers of vertical and horizontal cask transporters about how to handle spent nuclear fuel.
The next stage 21 March, 2017 Penny Hydraulics’ specialist division Penny Nuclear is currently focusing on decommissioning projects, with more expansion of the business to come. Daniel Searle reports.
Vetter supplies super-sized slewing jib to Russian oil works 21 March, 2017 German crane manufacturer Vetter Krantechnik has delivered its biggest slewing jib crane to the TAIF Oil Company refinery in Nizhnekamsk, Russia, for container handling.
Fuel Savers 21 March, 2017 Corvus Energy and integrators CCCC Shanghai Equipment Engineering have worked together to retrofit a number of diesel RTGs into hybrid diesel and LNG-battery cranes
Slab Fab 22 February, 2017 Huber Naturstein, the German partner of Italian natural stone dealer Antolini, has added a crane from Stahl-und Kranbau Oeder, a cranebuilding partner of Stahl CraneSystems based in Southern Germany, to its showroom.
Carriage Guidance 22 February, 2017 Jaso Industrial Cranes has recently supplied cranes to two projects in the railway sector in its domestic Spanish market.
Survival of the Fittest 22 February, 2017 Pelloby supplied a bespoke two-tonne crane to Ricoh’s toner bottle production line in Telford, UK.

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