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LATEST NEWS

Crane refurbishment adds energy-saving tech
30 September, 2022 A pair of cranes at German reinforced steel manufacturer Breuer Stahlhandel have been given a state-of-the-art refurbishment by Helmut Kempkes GmbH, which manufactures cranes and electric wire rope hoists under the Kuli brand.

LATEST FEATURES

Drive Away The Sway for Stacker Cranes
30 September, 2022 JOON-SUNG LEE, OEM MANAGER, MATERIAL HANDLING, ABB DRIVES, EXPLAINS HOW VARIABLE SPEED DRIVES (VSDS) WITH BUILT-IN ANTI-PENDULUM FUNCTIONALITY CAN OVERCOME OSCILLATION PROBLEMS FOR TALL STACKER CRANES.
  • That’s entertainment!
    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.


BLOGS

One of the world’s tallest timber buildings turns one
29 September, 2022 One of the world’s tallest timber buildings, the Sara Cultural Centre in Skellefteå, northern Sweden, is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its opening.
  • Nationwide Platforms delivers 3-day training course for HSE
    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.