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Casar supplies new ropes for shipyard Goliath 12 April, 2018
Casar has supplied replacement ropes for a Goliath crane operating at the Odense Steel Shipyard in Denmark.
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Space-saving Goliath erection in Finland
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Mammoet has used a space-saving method to erect a Konecranes Goliath crane at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland.
PaR launches Europe Handling Solutions Centre of Excellence
Thursday, April 12, 2018 PaR Systems, a global leader in automated handling systems, will open a new ‘Centre of Excellence’ facility at Lillyhall, Workington in early 2018.
Konecranes for plastic packaging machine maker
Thursday, April 12, 2018 ASB International, a manufacturer of production machinery for PET containers, has equipped its export-focused plant near Mumbai, India with some of Konecranes’ most advanced lifting technologies, with a view to improving quality, safety and cost-efficiency of operations.
Kito hoists lift snow machines for ski slopes
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Polish company Supersnow is using electric chain hoists from Kito as part of their snow-making machines, designed to produce artificial snow for winter sports venues.
Feature-rich hoists for wide cable cranes
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Crane and hoist manufacturer Condra is to supply lifting equipment for continuing expansion at Aberdare Cables’ facility at Port Elizabeth in South Africa.
High rollers
Monday, March 12, 2018 The Rolls Royce Vietnam plant, part of the company’s global marine division, is operating nine Konecranes electric girder cranes and 12 Konecranes jib cranes.
Eepos at FENDT tractors
Monday, March 12, 2018 Eepos has designed and installed a lightweight aluminium crane system at a tractor and agricultural manufacturer in Marktoberdorf, Germany.
New leaders at LEEA
Monday, March 12, 2018 LEEA, the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association, made three new appointments in January. Paul Fulcher became LEEA chairperson; Dr Ross Maloney (pictured, left) the new chief executive officer; and Kat Moss chairperson of the Association’s Learning and Development Committee.
Ranger Lifting opens Melbourne facility
Monday, March 12, 2018 Lifting and rigging equipment supplier Ranger Lifting, headquartered in New South Wales, opened a new facility in Melbourne, Victoria in January to meet ongoing demand, principally from the city’s thriving construction sector.
Shuttlelift swans into modular housing
Monday, March 12, 2018 Swan Housing Associates of Essex and East London, a builder and manager of houses to rent or buy, has bought a Shuttlelift SL 35II gantry crane for offsite construction of modular housing units.

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