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Liebherr sends 3 more LHMs to Noatum terminals Spain
23 September, 2022 Three new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes are joining the fleet at Noatum port terminals in Castellon, Sagunto and Tarragona. The cranes will enable the terminals to improve their handling efficiency for various cargo types.
  • Demag partners with Promat BD Dubai
    Promat BD develops and manufactures forged flanges and fittings for the onshore/offshore oil and gas and energy industries, at its facilities in Walsall (UK) and Jebel Ali (Dubai.
  • Certex UK wins Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm Framework
    Certex UK has won a major framework to supply statutory inspection and maintenance of Balance of Plant (BoP) equipment at the 114-turbine, 1,075MW Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm, located off the coast of Angus in the North Sea firth. The framework, won via tender, is for three years, plus a two-year extension.


That’s entertainment!
09 September, 2022 The entertainment industry is up and running again after the darkness and closures of the pandemic. But stage riggers are now in short supply. Julian Champkin reports.
  • Back to business
    Breakbulk Americas, which focuses on the project cargo and breakbulk industry, is returning to Houston this month. Jenny Eagle highlights a number of companies exhibiting at the show and looks at their latest news.
  • Meaningful discussions
    Despite efforts from President Biden to establish a Presidential Emergency Board, the National Retail Federation and its members are still concerned about supply chain disruptions as well as rising fuel prices and workforce shortages. Jenny Eagle investigates.
  • In the frame
    Demag installs a modular crane system for a coating facility for a door panel manufacturer in Germany
  • Deconstructing nuclear
    Nuclear power installations take decades to build and decades to dismantle. Julian Champkin looks at their lifting needs.
  • German global expansion
    As the German government tackles the ratification process for an EU free trade agreement with Canada (CETA) and the Report on Vocational Training 2022, we look at the contract wins accelerating global expansion.


Nationwide Platforms delivers 3-day training course for HSE
22 September, 2022 Nationwide Platforms, UK provider of powered access machines for hire, recently delivered a three-day training course to Mechanical Specialist Inspectors at the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) – Britain's national regulator for workplace health and safety.
  • MacGregor receives order for container lashing systems
    MacGregor has received a significant order for delivering container lashing systems for 12 23,500+ TEU container vessels for Hapag-Lloyd. The vessels will be built at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea.
  • Konecranes OPTIMUM research project wins ITEA award
    The Information Technology for European Advancement (ITEA), part of the EUREKA cluster program, a Europe-wide research and development initiative, has awarded the Konecranes-led research project OPTIMUM with a Special Award of Excellence in all three nomination categories: Innovation, Standardization and Market impact.