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German jib crane manufacturer Vetter Krantechnik has installed nine wall-mounted ‘Geselle’ slewing cranes at a manufacturer of hydraulic components.
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 manufacturer Mantracourt has developed and manufactured a new in-house testing and calibration machine to test the accuracy of its wireless load monitoring systems.
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 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.
LCM Systems has launched the AEN ATEX/IECEx stainless steel Ex d enclosure, for use with its ATEX range of load cells.
LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) has warned UK employers of their obligations regarding the examination of lifting equipment.
Konecranes is supplying four rail-mounted gantry (RMG) cranes to Pacific National, the largest private rail freight operator in Australia.
Verlinde has expanded its range of Eurochain VR hoists to include a stainless steel model designed for use in the food industry.
Terex Material Handling has appointed Susanna Schneeberger as the new head of its worldwide activities.