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Honda’s world-leading wind tunnel test facility has cranes in the operation’s engine room.Read more
The Crosby Group will relocate to a larger, state-of-the-art facility in Hampshire, UK, for the production of its load monitoring equipment and crane camera systems from February 22.
Post-Panamax cranes boost Canadian container terminal’s capacity
DP World and Port Saint John on Canada’s Atlantic coast have welcomed two new post-Panamax cranes to the container terminal.
Contractor completes concrete plant lift with Enerpac hydraulic gantry – A case study
Americas heavy lift contractor Tecnogruas has used an Enerpac SBL500 hydraulic gantry to lift a mobile concrete batching plant for transport from Santiago, Chile, to a new project in the north of the country.
Carroll Technologies highlights non-roadway collision deaths
New research from industrial safety specialists Carroll Technologies Group has revealed that 1,807 deaths were caused by non-roadway collisions at US mining, construction and industrial facilities in the years 2011 to 2021.
Ship-to-shore cranes arrive in Jeddah Islamic Port
The Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT), a strategic partner of Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah Islamic Port and the operator of its North Container Terminal, has procured three ZPMC ship-to-shore (STS) cranes.
Keeping a load securely attached to a lifting rope is not always straightforward. Julian Champkin reports.
Automotive lifting: A turn for the better
Two truck manufacturers in the US have chosen a Caldwell product to meet their lifting needs, writes Tony Rock.
Cranes at the heart of Honda's wind tunnel test facility
Honda’s world-leading wind tunnel test facility has cranes in the operation’s engine room.
Crane automation in the automotive industry Q&A
Juergen Gieske, vice president of crane sales – region Americas at Konecranes, speaks to Hoist Magazine about the development of automated cranes on vehicle production lines.
Middle East region report: Prospects and challenges
Two crane companies that do business in the Middle East give their views on the region’s prospects and challenges, and discuss the projects they have been a part of. Tony Rock reports.
Portable lifting devices: From gantry cranes to manual chain hoists
Portable hoists and gantries are found down mines, in field operations and in repair and manufacturing operations small and large. The range of devices that can be described as ‘portable’ is huge. Julian Champkin reports.
How overhead crane firms set themselves apart in Australia and New Zealand
In a competitive marketplace, Tony Rock looks at how firms in Australia and New Zealand can, and are, setting themselves apart from their rivals.
At the end of last year, the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was seeking nominations for membership on the Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH), which advises the Secretary of Labor in formulating maritime industry standards and matters pertaining to the administration of the Occupational Safety and Health Act related to the maritime industry.
Hire Association Europe recognises Common Assessment Standard
The UK-based Hire Association Europe (HAE), which includes HSS Hire and other lifting equipment suppliers among its members, has reached an agreement with construction industry organisation Build UK to recognise its Common Assessment Standard.
Lift power – Enerpac cube jacks aid UK generator installation: A case study
As part of a UK power generation infrastructure project, Denby Transport’s Special Projects division has completed the installation of a 51-ton generator using Enerpac SCJ-50 cube jacks.
Who is responsible for safety?
Ben Dobbs, head of technical services at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association, runs through the roles and responsibilities for ensuring the continued safety of in-service lifting equipment.
Below the hook: No-release claws
In the first edition of a new column designed to help users select the right tool for the job, Darrin Noe, director of sales and marketing at The Caldwell Group, explores hooks that cannot release rigging while loaded.