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Konecranes supplies 125 units to Sino Iron Project 26 July, 2016 | By Sotiris Kanaris
Konecranes has supplied a total of 125 units of CXT wire rope hoists and SM winches to the Sino Iron project.
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Mackworth and Penny Hydraulics design crane for Eurovia
Monday, July 25, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
Mackworth Vehicle Conversion Specialists has partnered with crane manufacturer Penny Hydraulics to develop a new crane that meets the needs of UK highway maintenance service provider Eurovia.
French Port uses Straightpoint technology on Marine Travelift boat hoist
Monday, July 25, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
The Brise Lames marina in Anglet, southwest France, has installed four wireless load shackles and a multi-load cell monitoring and logging system from Straightpoint onto a 25t mobile boat hoist.
Palfinger marine PK 150002 M installed in world’s largest passenger ship
Monday, July 25, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
The world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, is equipped with a Palfinger Marine PK 150002 M foldable knuckle boom crane for cargo handling from top to lower decks.
Konecranes operating profit rises in H1, despite sales drop
Monday, July 25, 2016 by Sotiris Kanaris
Konecranes has reported operating profit of €28.9m in the first half of 2016, up from €28.1m in the same period in 2015.
Verlinde helps Parker Hannifin maintain moulds
Friday, July 08, 2016 Three suspended cranes and six Verlinde hoists have been used in the injection mould maintenance workshop at Parker Hannifin.
SWF Krantechnik appoints new managing director
Friday, July 08, 2016 SWF Krantechnik has announced a change in management, with Christian Heid succeeding Andreas Wittke as managing director of SWF Krantechnik GmbH.
Straightpoint makes acquisition of load cell heavyweight
Friday, July 08, 2016 Straightpoint Inc. has named Wayne Wille as technical sales manager, bringing over 20 years of lifting industry experience to the manufacturer of force measurement.
Rope and Sling opens new facility in London
Friday, July 08, 2016 Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd (RSS) has a new facility in Hayes, near Heathrow airport, west of the UK’s capital.
Onex acquires majority stake of WireCo
Friday, July 08, 2016 Onex Corporation has announced it is to acquire a majority stake in WireCo WorldGroup in a recapitalization transaction. WireCo is a leading global manufacturer of mission-critical steel wire rope, synthetic rope, specialty wire and engineered products. Funds managed by Paine & Partners, LLC, will retain a minority interest alongside WireCo management. The transaction is expected to close later this year subject to customary conditions and regulatory approvals.
Giant quay cranes brought up the Thames to boost UK trade infrastructure
Friday, July 08, 2016 Giant quay cranes havebeen brought at DP World London Gateway to enhance UK trade infrastructure.

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