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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.Read more
Mukran Port Terminals in Sassnitz, Germany, has bought its third Liebherr mobile harbour crane, type LHM 550.
Airpes launches automation-ready grab
Airpes has led the collaborative design of a grab for handling steel or aluminum coils in semi- and fully-automated electric overhead traveling (EOT) crane applications.
Enerpac Push Pull system constructs World’s largest Observation Wheel
An Enerpac Push-Pull system has been used to construct the World’s Largest Observation Wheel. Opening this week, the Ain Dubai observation wheel is over 250 metres tall, significantly higher than the 168 metre, High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas, and almost twice the height of the London Eye.
Christian Prantl, Palfinger, on its ‘European Project of Common interest’
Following the news that Palfinger partnered with GOS Tools to install a high-voltage cable travelling through the Channel Tunnelrecently, Hoist decided to catch up with Christian Prantl, head of product division railway, Palfinger to find out more about the project, which is being labelled as a ‘European Project of Common Interest’, by the European Commission.
Konecranes wins contract for 5 RTGs in Togo, West Africa
Lomé Container Terminal (LCT) in Togo, West Africa, has ordered 5 more Konecranes Rubber-Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes. The order was booked in June 2021 and the cranes will be delivered in the second half of 2022.
Cimolai supplies one of the world’s largest Mobile Boat Hoists to Derecktor Shipyards in Fort Pierce, Florida.
Fly me to the moon
ACECO works with NASA on its Artemis II space programme to send the first woman to the Moon.
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.
As demand for heavy lifting grows, manufacturers advise that success is all in the planning. Keren Fallwell reports
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.
Tecnalia has joined forced with Accenture, Iberdrola and Idom in an initiative where computer vision technologies, mixed reality, and advanced interaction with geospatial data play a key role in the 4.0 worker's safety.
Mammoet’s WTA lifting system scheduled for release in 2023
As developers chase stronger flows, onshore wind hub heights are growing beyond the reach of conventional crawler cranes. Mammoet’s new WTA lifting system allows theoretically infinite hub heights and paves the way towards emissions-free turbine erection.
Ranger Lifting continues ambitious growth plans in Victoria
Ranger Lifting, a Sydney-headquartered lifting, rigging, and height safety equipment supplier, has named Paul Richards, as internal sales co-ordinator, Victoria.
'Learn-As-You-Earn' scheme to prepare US skilled trainees
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the 2021 National Apprenticeship Week will be celebrated from November 15-21. The event allows labor and business leaders, educational institutions, career seekers and other partners to demonstrate support for apprenticeships in preparing a highly skilled, diverse workforce to meet the talent needs of employers and train Americans for good paying jobs across multiple industries.
Manitowoc Company appoints two new members to its Board of Directors
The Manitowoc Company, has elected Amy R. Davis and Robert W. Malone to the company’s board of directors, increasing the members from eight to 10.