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Rigmarine brances out in Kazakhstan 07 February, 2017 | By Daniel Searle
International lifting and marine specialist Rigmarine has responded to slow development in Kazakh offshore fields by branching out into mines and power plants.
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Ranger jib cranes on hand for tunnel evacuation
Monday, February 06, 2017 by Daniel Searle
Australian specialist lifting equipment and services firm Ranger found an unusual application for five jib cranes on the WestConnex underground motorway project in Sydney, where they have been set up ready for man-riding. In case of a worker falling ill underground, the cranes will be able to be used to rescue them.
New MD at Airpes GmbH
Friday, February 03, 2017 by Daniel Searle
Airpes GmbH, the German subsidiary of lifting, handling and weighing equipment manufacturer Airpes, has appointed Jörg Richter as managing director.
LEEA directors confirmed
Friday, February 03, 2017 by Daniel Searle
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has announced the election of five industry members to its board of directors for 2017.
Teufelberger to acquire Redaelli Tecna
Thursday, January 26, 2017 by Sotiris Kanaris
Teufelberger has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Italian steel wire rope manufacturer Redaelli Tecna from Russian Severstal–metiz.
EnerMech acquires EPS Group in its largest ever deal
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by Sotiris Kanaris
Engineering services specialist EnerMech has acquired EPS Group, which operates in the electrical and instrumentation (E&I) sector, in its largest deal to date.
GIS targets entertainment industry with LP series
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by Sotiris Kanaris
Swiss electric chain hoist manufacturer GIS is replacing its LCH series with the LP series, offering entertainment rigging professionals a lifting solution tailored to their sector.
Emerson’s VRC on 220m-long offshore crane vessels
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Sotiris Kanaris
Heerema Marine Contractors has chosen Emerson Automation Solutions to provide a valve remote control (VRC) system for the world’s largest semi-submersible offshore crane vessel, SSCV Sleipnir, currently under construction at Sembcorp Marine’s shipyard in Singapore.
Rigmarine provides custom winch package for Caspian Sea topside
Monday, January 09, 2017 by Sotiris Kanaris
Lifting and marine product specialist Rigmarine has recently supplied a bespoke winch system for a multinational oil and gas company, a key customer in the Caspian Sea region.
Huber adds Stahl equipment to Stone Gallery
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
Huber Naturstein, the German partner of Italian natural stone dealer Antolini, has added a crane from Stahl-und Kranbau Oeder, crane-building partner of Stahl CraneSystems based in Southern Germany, to its showroom.
Gaylin opens facility in South Korea
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
Singapore-headquartered Gaylin, a specialist supplier of lifting, rigging and marine equipment primarily to the oil and gas industry, has opened a new facility in Busan, South Korea.

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