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Hirschmann overload protection certified for gantry cranes 28 March, 2017 | By Daniel Searle
TÜV Austria has certified Hirschmann’s cSCALE trueSafety control under the EN 15011 standard for bridge and gantry cranes, as well as under EN 13849, which covers design principals for safety-related control systems, and EN 62061, covering functional safety of electronic control systems.
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Turbine maintenance cranes supplied by Hiab
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 by Daniel Searle
Hiab will supply a minimum of 100 light-range loader cranes to a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China.
Latest hoist from EMH offers stabilised loads
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by Daniel Searle
Engineered Material Handling (EMH) has introduced its Model LS Load-Stabilized Hoist, designed to transport loads quickly, securely and safely.
Demag launches zero-emission crane
Monday, March 20, 2017 by Daniel Searle
Germany’s Demag has combined its lightweight V-type overhead travelling crane with a power supply that uses regenerative energy and a buffer battery, to operate with no emissions.
Loadmate upgrades electric wire rope hoist
Monday, March 20, 2017 by Daniel Searle
India-based handling equipment manufacturer Loadmate has launched an upgraded version of its electric wire rope hoist.
Konecranes sees the light in India
Monday, March 20, 2017 by Daniel Searle
Konecranes has converted its manufacturing plant at Pune, India to operate primarily on solar power.
New workshop, new crane
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 by Daniel Searle
Street CraneXpress supplied and installed a light crane system at the newly-refurbished Offsite Manufacture workshop of engineering firm NG Bailey.
Rigmarine brances out in Kazakhstan
Tuesday, February 07, 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.
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.

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