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September 2021


Valmet installs two Konecranes OTC and a runway in warehouse upgrade
21 September 2021 Valmet, a developer and supplier of process technologies and automation for the pulp, paper and energy industries has installed an Agilon system, two overhead cranes and a runway, all from Konecranes, as part of a warehouse upgrade.

CNNC installs polar bridge crane at Zhangzhou Nuclear Power Plant
21 September 2021 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has installed a polar bridge crane as a single unit at Unit 1 at Zhangzhou Nuclear Power Plant, in the Fujian province.

HMI to launch Hoist Duty Service Classifications video
20 September 2021 In the first of three video series with MHI, (the US material handling, logistics and supply chain association), we catch up with each of the hoist and lifting attachment associations; HMI, the Hoist Manufacturers’ Institute, MMA, the Monorail Overhead Alliance and CMAA, the Crane Manufacturers’ Association of America, to find out the latest news.

EnerMech welcomes general counsel and head of contracts
17 September 2021 EnerMech has appointed David Molloy as general counsel and head of contracts to support the business as it continues to grow in new territories and regions.

TC/American Crane Company announced as JASO US distributor
15 September 2021 TC/American Crane Company has signed an agreement with JASO Industrial Cranes to become its exclusive distributor in the United States.

Condra receives large jib crane order for spilt ore
14 September 2021 Condra has designed and manufactured a large jib crane for bulk recovery underground of ore spilled at an unnamed mine.

Goeyvaerts orders 2 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes
13 September 2021 Belgium’s Goeyvaerts-R bvba (Goeyvaerts) has ordered two eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for its growing rental fleet across ports in the Netherlands and Belgium. The order, booked in July, will be handed over in November 2021.

Demag partners with thyssenkrupp Marine Systems on milestone project
13 September 2021 Demag Cranes & Components has partnered with thyssenkrupp Marine Systems to supply 14 process cranes for a new production facility in Kiel, Germany.

LEEA on the UK government’s decision to delay CE marking
13 September 2021 The UK government has announced a decision to continue recognising CE marking for a further 12 months. This means that the UKCA mark will only become mandatory for goods placed on the market after December 31, 2022, rather than 2021 as previously announced.

BVS wins Middle East contract for its Tunnel RTG crane
10 September 2021 BVS Cranes has won a contract in the Middle East to supply a Rubber Tyred Gantry crane (RTG) where steel tubes are being installed to carry water in an underground tunnel.

Konecranes to supply four process cranes for Waste-to-Energy (WtE) plant
08 September 2021 Konecranes will supply four process cranes to one of the world’s largest Waste-to-Energy (WtE) plants in Dubai, to be delivered in 2022, with handover in 2024.

Cargotec partners with SSAB on fossil-free steel for the cargo handling industry
07 September 2021 Cargotec and SSAB have agreed to work on the introduction of fossil-free steel to the cargo handling industry. The partnership means the companies will start coordinated development toward the use of SSAB’s fossil-free steel in Cargotec’s cargo handling equipment.

EnerMech Americas wins significant multi-sector contracts
06 September 2021 EnerMech has secured a raft of significant new business in the Americas. The multiple sector awards span the oil and gas, petrochemicals, maritime, construction and manufacturing industries, demonstrating the firm’s versatility to support new and existing clients with its engineering and technical expertise.

J.D. Neuhaus to convert entire plant to modern and energy-efficient LED lighting
06 September 2021 J.D. Neuhaus is converting its entire plant to modern and energy-efficient LED lighting, in a further move towards its sustainability efforts.

Palfinger partners with GOS Tools & Engineering Services on trans-European power grid
03 September 2021 Palfinger has partnered with GOS Tools & Engineering Services on a trans-European power grid to install a high-voltage cable travelling through the Channel Tunnel.

Liebherr supplies third mobile harbour crane to The Port of Toledo
03 September 2021 Liebherr has supplied a third mobile harbour crane to The Port of Toledo, Ohio, part of Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority (TLCPA), to prepare for future challenges.

CPA redesigns hoist system following gear box failure
03 September 2021 Casper, Phillips & Associates (CPA) has carried out an investigation of three 40 metric ton capacity rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs) at a major North American port, after conducting a root-cause analysis following gearbox failure.

DLMTV: ‘5 minutes with Camilo Torres, sales director, Kalmar’
01 September 2021 Kalmar (part of Cargotec) has built a long-lasting partnership with Medcenter Container Terminal (MCT), operated by Terminal Investment Limited (TIL) in Italy, and celebrated delivering its 200th straddle carrier at the port last year.

August 2021


OZ Lifting Products expands its stainless steel range
31 August 2021 OZ Lifting Products has expanded its stainless steel range with a 0.5-ton capacity manual chain hoist and trolley.

Wenger Corporation launches J.R. Clancy PowerLift and PowerLite hoists
16 August 2021 Wenger Corporation announces the first of several J.R. Clancy products to launch in 2021, The PowerLift and PowerLite hoists.