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Two new limit switches from TER 04 April, 2019
TER has introduced two new position limit switches suitable for overhead cranes and hoists.
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Plain sailing with Reid gantry investment
Thursday, April 04, 2019 A sailing club in Wales has installed a 3t-capacity Tall Porta-Gantry crane from Reid Lifting to lift boats and other items during repair and maintenance.
Liftket adds VFD to Star chain hoists
Thursday, April 04, 2019 German company Liftket has launched its new Star VFD range of electric chain hoists, featuring load-dependent, infinitely-variable speed control.
New London home for LGH
Thursday, April 04, 2019 Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has relocated its London depot from Rainham, Essex to the Crayside Industrial Estate in Crayford, with the new facility becoming operational at the start of 2019.
Light, fast Kito hoist for steel processor
Thursday, April 04, 2019 Kito Europe’s lightest electric chain hoist is being used by a steel processor in Germany.
BVS manufactures cranes for Cairo metro project
Thursday, April 04, 2019 Turkish crane manufacturer BVS has designed and produced a number of cranes for use in the construction of the third metro line in Cairo, Egypt.
New MD for Indeva UK
Thursday, April 04, 2019 Scaglia Indeva UK has appointed Richard Woodley as managing director, succeeding Richard Wise, who retires at the end of March.
Bishop Lifting acquires Woods Logging
Thursday, April 04, 2019 Houston, Texas-based Bishop Lifting Products has acquired Longview, Washington-based Woods Logging and Industrial Supply. Woods Logging was established in 1978 and specialises in providing wire rope for cranes, rigging products, spooling services, on-site inspections, and hydraulic solutions to the logging, marine and construction industries.
Raise a glass: beer festival kit handled by Konecranes
Friday, February 15, 2019 The large ‘party tents’ that span Munich’s Oktoberfest are one of the icons of the festival, with enough room altogether for well over 100,000 revellers. Pletschacher, the Dasing-based company tasked with erecting the tents, employed a double-girder bridge crane and electric chain hoists supplied by Konecranes to assist the process.
Enhanced safety from latest Theta winch
Friday, February 15, 2019 Columbus McKinnon Engineered Products has launched its new Pfaff-silberblau Theta series safety electric wire rope winch.
Fast boat to China for kilotonne load shackle
Friday, February 15, 2019 A 1,000t load monitoring shackle produced by Scotload is being used by China’s National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).

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