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R&M Materials Handling installs 3 overhead cranes at Boxabl
18 May, 2022 R&M Materials Handling and its distributor American Equipment has partnered with Boxabl, manufacturer of prefabricated homes, to increase efficiency at its factory in Las Vegas.
  • The Crosby Group & Kito Corp. to combine both businesses
    The Crosby Group and Kito Corporation have entered into a definitive agreement to combine both businesses, expected to be completed in the second half of this year, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory clearances from relevant authorities.


Second wind
05 May, 2022 According to the World Economic Forum, The Netherlands is the European leader in infrastructure with innovative and sustainable practices making expansion in this part of the World a smart choice. The Dutch also have the highest-ranking seaports in the EU in terms of efficiency. Jenny Eagle reports.
  • In the driver’s seat
    Safety and productivity are powering the overhead crane control market. Lucy Perry investigates.
  • Fuel for debate
    The world’s energy supply faces crisis. Climate change, and the war in Ukraine, are forcing a re-think of future supply. New sources will need new lifting gear. Julian Champkin reports.
  • Too Hot to Handle
    Morgan Automation partners with Siemens to install its motion control and material handling product and software suites for three cranes transferring hot coils at a US Steel Mill
    Chain hoists are deceptively simple. Julian Champkin reports on improvements and new introductions.
    As William Hackett sees continued success with its Quad Pawl technology and 3t EnerMech launches a $20m Guyana Training Centre of Excellence with Orinduik Development and Windsor Technologies, Jenny Eagle looks at the latest news to come from the subsea and offshore sector.


Siemens unveils SIMOTICS SD200 severe-duty motor
17 May, 2022 Siemens has announced the immediate availability of the SIMOTICS SD200 severe-duty motor in frame size 440 as its latest offering in the low-voltage SIMOTICS motor family.
  • A.P. Moller - Maersk reports record Q1 results
    A.P. Moller - Maersk (Maersk) delivered record results for Q1 2022 across its businesses, driven by higher rates and strong long-term partnerships with customers seeking end-to-end supply chain support.
  • Crane 1 acquires Hoist & Crane Systems
    Crane 1 Services has purchased the assets of Hoist & Crane Systems, Inc. (H&C), a service and equipment provider of overhead crane inspections, repairs and maintenance, parts, and crane systems headquartered in the greater Charlotte market.