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Dellner Bubenzer launches SB 28.5 disc brake
14 January, 2022 Dellner Bubenzer has launched a SB 28.5 disc brake, now available worldwide.
  • Liebherr supplies 3 RMGs to CSX Intermodal in North Carolina
    Liebherr Container Cranes has supplied three fully automated rail mounted gantry cranes to CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Terminal (CCX) in Rocky Mount, North Carolina with Liebherr Remote operator Stations (ROS) for supervised moves.


Driving change
12 January, 2022 From start-up Canoo’s Lifestyle Vehicle to Dodge announcing it will launch the ‘World’s first battery electric muscle car’ in 2024, Jenny Eagle looks at changes in the automotive industry, noting how a global semiconductor shortage has affected sales
  • Loads of data
    Digital technology makes monitoring the weight and condition of your loads ever easier and ever cheaper. Julian Champkin reports.
  • Change fuels growth
    In the Middle East, economic diversification to reduce reliance on oil will provide new opportunities for the lifting industry. Keren Fallwell reports
  • Decommissioning milestone
    The decommissioning of the UK’s nuclear power estate continues, with numerous complex handling challenges that need to be performed safely, reliably and accurately.
  • On the right track
    Demag partners with one of the largest Czech manufacturers of diesel-electric locomotives and special railway vehicles to install several cranes in its new workshop.
  • Digging deep
    The world’s mining companies are rushing to reduce their carbon footprint through electrification and a shift to renewable power but the technology for industrial-scale carbon capture and storage is still in its infancy. Jenny Eagle investigates.


JLT Mobile Computers acquires ID Work
12 January, 2022 JLT Mobile Computers has acquired longtime French sales partner ID Work, which will now become JLT France, with ID Work founder Philippe Briantais as managing director of the new operation.
  • All eyes on the Middle East for Dubai World Expo
    For the first time in history, the World Expo, an international cultural exhibition (held every five years), is taking place in the Middle East. To combat a global reluctance to travel due to health concerns, organisers are streaming events online until the end of March 2022. The event, originally scheduled for October 2020 in Dubai was postponed due to Covid to October 2021 to March 31, 2022.
  • Port of LA applauds $2.3bn Government investment
    The Port of LA welcomes California Gov. Galvin Newsom’s 2022-23 state budget proposal, known as ‘The California Blueprint’, including a planned record investment of $2.3bn for California ports.
  • Mazzella Companies acquires CIS
    Mazzella Companies has acquired Contractors & Industrial Supply Co., Inc. (CIS), strengthening its footprint in Tennessee and Alabama as a one-stop for lifting, crane service, cranes, and rigging services.