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TSG orders first Generation 6 crane for Italy
30 November, 2021 Terminal San Giorgio (TSG) has ordered its first Generation 6 crane for Italy, an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald ESP.8 Mobile Harbor Crane for its terminal in Genoa, Italy, to be delivered in delivered in June 2022.
  • Demag partners with Goldbeck concrete manufacturer
    Demag has partnered with Goldbeck to supply 7 EKKE single-girder Overhead Travelling Cranes (OTC) with a load capacity of 3.2t to 10t and a ZKKE double-girder OTC with a load capacity of two times 3.2t to transport goods within a new production facility at its factory in Hamm, Germany.

LATEST FEATURES

VIVA ESPAÑA
30 November, 2021 As APM Terminals announces it will use a 5G network to connect all cranes, vehicles, and operators at the Port of Barcelona. Jenny Eagle looks at the latest news in Spain and its bounceback from COVID-19.
  • Who’s in control here?
    Technology now offers crane control systems that can do all that skilled operators can do but more smoothly, more efficiently and more safely. Julian Champkin investigates.
  • Cleaning up
    Clean room hoists are in high demand, buoyed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the continuing semiconductor chip shortage. Mike Straus reports on the complexities of serving this unique sector.
  • All change at Tele Radio UK
    Tele Radio UK is entering its next phase of growth as it welcomes a new managing director John Suero, and Tele Radio Group as a whole expands internationally, adding subsidiaries in India, Russia, Brazil and the US.
  • Solar fusion
    As work on the world’s largest International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) progresses, we look at the cranes assembling the machinery inside the Tokamak.
  • Italy lifts itself up
    Italy’s engineering has a global reputation, and the country has many manufacturers of hoists and cranes. But the pandemic hit there hard and early. How have its hoist makers fared since then? Julian Champkin investigates and highlights recent projects.
  • Nerves of steel
    With the ongoing pressure on US President Joe Biden to lift steel tariffs and news that Sweden’s SSAB has produced the ‘world’s first fossil-free’ steel, Jenny Eagle looks at the latest projects in the metal distribution sector.


BLOGS

Samson partners with Ocean Technologies Group
30 November, 2021 Samson has partnered with Ocean Technologies Group (OTG), a global learning and operational technology company serving the maritime industry, to provide seafarers with on-demand access to Samson’s online courses in rope handling, inspection, fabrication, and installation.
  • Shining a spotlight on Spain: Tecnalia 2024 strategy plan
    Tecnalia, one of the largest applied research and technological development centres in Spain is launching a 2024 Strategic Plan to build a better world through technological research and innovation and to position itself as an agent in the transformation of companies and society to adapt to the challenges of the future, specifically digital transformation, smart manufacturing, energy transition, sustainable mobility, the urban ecosystem and personalised health.