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The world is connected. Digital system talks to digital system universally. Algorithms interpret data and churn out decisions. At the boundary of the net of worldwide interconnectivity laptops, tablets and smartphones interact with real people, who it seems are now becoming rather an old-fashioned concept as far as doing things or deciding things are concerned. Julian Champkin investigates.Read more
ABB is to provide six electrical rooms plus an integrated digital system solution based on ABB Ability 800xA distributed control system (DCS) to Gold Fields’ Salares Norte mining project in a remote region of northern Chile.
Dal-Lago to distribute Verton safe lifting tech in GCC, India
Global precast company Dal-Lago has partnered with Verton to distribute its safe lifting tech in GCC, India.
MMA 'Misconceptions about End Stops still exist in the marketplace'
In the second of three video series with MHI, (the US material handling, logistics and supply chain association), we catch up with each of the hoist and lifting attachment associations; HMI, the Hoist Manufacturers’ Institute, MMA, the Monorail Overhead Alliance and CMAA, the Crane Manufacturers’ Association of America, to find out the latest news.
The Crosby Group launches Crosby Straightpoint ChainSafe
The Crosby Group has launched Crosby Straightpoint ChainSafe for the protection of cargo during transport.
Terminal Flavio Gioia (TFG) orders 2 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes
Terminal Flavio Gioia (TFG) has ordered two Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for its terminal in Naples, to keep up with demand.
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.
Three times a charm
Franklin Offshore Europe is celebrating after attempting a Guinness World Records hattrick supplying the World’s largest diameter and lifting capacity grommet slings
It’s a steel!
Demand for lifting gear in the U.S has bounced back from the pandemic. Suppliers are doing their best to satisfy it, but with one or two small issues in their way. Julian Champkin reports.
The Caldwell Group has added a second Bystronic laser machine to its steel service center.
Van Gool expands its calibration service
Lifting and rigging equipment supplier Van Gool has marked a year since installing a 350t capacity calibration rig at its facility near Amsterdam, Holland.
ALL Family of Companies debuts new website
ALL Family of Companies privately-owned crane rental and sales enterprise in North America, has launched a redesigned website at allcrane.com
Kito wins “A” Grade for ESG Management
Kito ESG-focused management has been awarded an “A” rating by Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting, supported by the Japan Credit Agency.
US Veterans’ Employment & Training Service signs MoU with 9 partners
The US Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with nine organizations that have agreed to serve as partners to support VETS’ Employment Navigator and Partnership Pilot.