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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.
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Container terminal expands fleet of automated RTGs
Friday, August 16, 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
Friday, August 16, 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
Friday, August 16, 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
Friday, August 16, 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
Friday, August 16, 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.
Slide of the Valkyrie: Verlinde helps robot stay upright
Monday, August 05, 2019 Verlinde has supplied a hoist used as a fall-arrest mechanism for NASA’s Valkyrie humanoid robot, which is currently being tested at the University of Edinburgh, UK.
Cranes and load cells at new trailer facility
Monday, August 05, 2019 A manufacturer of heavy equipment trailers has opened a new facility in South Dakota, fitted with a range of cranes and load monitoring equipment.
RSS oversee jib and beam tests at energy plant
Monday, August 05, 2019 UK-based Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has tested 24 jibs, runway beams and related hoists at a waste-to-energy plant in Wales.
Make the mould
Monday, August 05, 2019 Chinese automotive die manufacturer Shanghai Superior Die Technology (SSDT) has worked with Konecranes to help meet its targets for smart manufacturing.
Orders for Condra in Chile and Bulgaria
Monday, August 05, 2019 South African crane manufacturer Condra has secured orders for five cranes through both of its subsidiaries in Bulgaria and Chile.

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