New News information at HOIST magazine New and updated information from News listed on http://www.hoistmagazine.com http://www.hoistmagazine.com/ en-us http://www.hoistmagazine.com/ New News information at HOIST magazine http://http//www.hoistmagazine.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Cardboard mill installs Verlinde crane http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/cardboard-mill-installs-verlinde-crane-6818330 http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/cardboard-mill-installs-verlinde-crane-6818330 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6818330/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Verlinde has installed a motorised VFM jib crane at France-based cardboard mill RDM, to handle ‘big bags’. Thu, 25 Oct 2018 06:36:55 GMT Arke position limit switch from TER http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/arke-position-limit-switch-from-ter-6818326 http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/arke-position-limit-switch-from-ter-6818326 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6818326/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>TER has launched the Arke position limit switch, designed to control the movement of overhead travelling cranes, hoists and complex machine tools, particularly in harsh operating conditions. Thu, 25 Oct 2018 06:35:28 GMT SWF Krantechnik adds ATEX hoist http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/swf-krantechnik-adds-atex-hoist-6818288 http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/swf-krantechnik-adds-atex-hoist-6818288 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6818288/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Germany-based SWF Krantechnik has launched the ChainsterEX electric chain hoist, extending the company’s range of explosion-proof hoists which already includes the electric wire rope hoist NOVAex, the electric chain hoist SKex, the hand chain block CraftsterEX and the crane components CraneKitEX. Thu, 25 Oct 2018 06:34:01 GMT Moving specialist use Enerpac gantry http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/moving-specialist-use-enerpac-gantry-6818276 http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/moving-specialist-use-enerpac-gantry-6818276 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6818276/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Industrial moving specialist MJ van Riel used an Enerpac SL300 hydraulic gantry to assist with the precision installation of a sheet metal press brake in a low-height building. Thu, 25 Oct 2018 06:25:00 GMT Below-hook drum handling from Liftomatic http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/below-hook-drum-handling-from-liftomatic-6818269 http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/below-hook-drum-handling-from-liftomatic-6818269 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6818269/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Liftomatic Material Handling, based in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, has expanded its range of drum handling equipment with the introduction of the 3A-HD-BHDL below-hook drum handling system. Thu, 25 Oct 2018 06:23:34 GMT Improved safety from LC2A hoists http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/improved-safety-from-lc2a-hoists-6818260 http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/improved-safety-from-lc2a-hoists-6818260 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6818260/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Ingersoll Rand has updated its LC2A Series line of hoists to improve the safety and reliability of the systems. Thu, 25 Oct 2018 06:22:01 GMT Condra portal cranes for Mongolia mine http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/condra-portal-cranes-for-mongolia-mine-6818250 http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/condra-portal-cranes-for-mongolia-mine-6818250 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6818250/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>A pair of portal cranes due to be supplied by Condra will enable the world’s fifth-largest mine, at OyuTolgoi in Mongolia, to fast-track one of its set-up phases. Thu, 25 Oct 2018 06:19:57 GMT working in a vacuum http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/working-in-a-vacuum-6790717 http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/working-in-a-vacuum-6790717 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6790717/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Vacuum lifting can provide a solution for certain loads. Julian Champkin reports. Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:20:00 GMT Battling the elements http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/battling-the-elements-6790678 http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/battling-the-elements-6790678 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6790678/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Offshore oil and gas exploitation presents some of the hardest environments for lifting equipment. Hoists must be robust, explosionproof and able to function perfectly after long periods idle. Julian Champkin looks at problems, solutions, and new developments. Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:09:58 GMT Hard data http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/hard-data-6790646 http://www.hoistmagazine.com/news/hard-data-6790646 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6790646/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Customers are demanding greater safety for operators, as well as an increasing level of data about their cranes, says Aku Lehtinen, vice president of the EMEA East region for Industrial Cranes at Konecranes. Tom Woerndl reports. Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:01:10 GMT