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Terex Construction appoints new sales and marketing director 01 April, 2015
Terex Construction has appointed Paul Macpherson to the role of sales and marketing director for its UK facility in Coventry.
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Hydraulic component manufacturer calls on Vetter Krantechnik
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 German jib crane manufacturer Vetter Krantechnik has installed nine wall-mounted ‘Geselle’ slewing cranes at a manufacturer of hydraulic components.
SCX approved to provide Class 1 cranes to the nuclear industry
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 SCX Special Projects, part of specialist lifting and moving business SCX Group, has been approved as a provider of high-integrity ‘Class 1’ crane and handling solutions for AWE.
BroadWeigh bring testing and calibration expertise in-house
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 BroadWeigh manufacturer Mantracourt has developed and manufactured a new in-house testing and calibration machine to test the accuracy of its wireless load monitoring systems.
Straightpoint load cells vital in gas project lift
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Components for a gas facility, including a 718t absorption tower, were offloaded at the Port of New Orleans using a Liebherr crane and load cells from UK-based Straightpoint. The absorption tower, measuring 170ft long and 24ft wide, was lifted from SAL Heavy Lift’s Type 116 MV Amoenitas ship along with the gas facility’s flash vessel. SAL Heavy Lift transported the components from Shanghai, China to New Orleans, where the load was transferred onto barges alongside deck cargo pontoons, overseen by Fracht FWO, the US subsidiary of Swiss freight forwarding company Fracht.
Street Crane addresses environmental challenges with new hoists
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Street Crane has developed a range of modified hoists, based on its ZX hoist platform, designed to address corrosive environmental challenges faced by clients in galvanising shops.
Protective case launched for load cells
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 LCM Systems has launched the AEN ATEX/IECEx stainless steel Ex d enclosure, for use with its ATEX range of load cells.
LEEA warns UK firms not to cut corners on lifting equipment examinations
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) has warned UK employers of their obligations regarding the examination of lifting equipment.
Four RMG cranes join Australian terminals
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Konecranes is supplying four rail-mounted gantry (RMG) cranes to Pacific National, the largest private rail freight operator in Australia.
Verlinde expands Eurochain VR hoist reach
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Verlinde has expanded its range of Eurochain VR hoists to include a stainless steel model designed for use in the food industry.
Susanna Schneeberger takes major global role at Terex Material Handling
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Terex Material Handling has appointed Susanna Schneeberger as the new head of its worldwide activities.

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