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ABB provides integrated power & automation system for Chilean mine
28 September, 2021 ABB is to provide six electrical rooms plus an integrated digital system solution based on ABB Ability 800xA distributed control system (DCS) to Gold Fields’ Salares Norte mining project in a remote region of northern Chile.
  • MMA 'Misconceptions about End Stops still exist in the marketplace'
    In the second 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.


Antipodean effect
08 September, 2021 Axel Johnson International’s Lifting Solutions business has ventured out of Europe for the first time acquiring five lifting companies in Australia. Jenny Eagle speaks to LEEA about the news as well as its announcement to set up a Regional Council for Australia & New Zealand.
  • One rail to rule them all
    A gantry crane can pick up and set down anywhere within a certain area. A monorail is more limited. It can work only along a line. But for many plants and factories, linear transport is exactly what they need. Julian Champkin investigates the monorail.
  • Heavy duties
    As demand for heavy lifting grows, manufacturers advise that success is all in the planning. Keren Fallwell reports
  • Quay solutions
    The 13 new cranes installed at the Port of Liverpool this year will help to drive efficiency and future-proof the port’s operations. Keren Fallwell reports.
  • The Tiger’s Prowess
    Tiger Lifting UK celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and thanks to its success has moved into larger premises to cope with a rise in demand.
  • Three times a charm
    Franklin Offshore Europe is celebrating after attempting a Guinness World Records hattrick supplying the World’s largest diameter and lifting capacity grommet slings
  • It’s a steel!
    Demand for lifting gear in the U.S has bounced back from the pandemic. Suppliers are doing their best to satisfy it, but with one or two small issues in their way. Julian Champkin reports.


Caldwell adds second Bystronic Laser machine to its portfolio
28 September, 2021 The Caldwell Group has added a second Bystronic laser machine to its steel service center.