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Raising Expectations
16 December, 2015
Hoisting and rigging rental firm Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is looking towards 2016 with a sense of optimism. the us business is continuing to add to its product portfolio and has carried out a number of high profile projects over the course of 2015.

Control at A distance
16 December, 2015
Radio remote control technology has become an integral part of the material lifting sector. Sally Spencer reports on some of the latest developments

Automating Container operations
16 December, 2015
When Indonesian firm Pelindo III needed to improve the automation at one of its key terminals, it turned to Konecranes to supply a complete system.

The domestic challenge
10 December, 2015
a stuttering export-led model and an economic slowdown in china is having a major impact on asian overhead lifting manufacturers. indonesia and china are witnessing considerable changes in operating conditions, while india is proving to be a beacon of hope, and growth among all of this.

Fission Tackle
10 December, 2015
Founded in 1978, Penny Hydraulics established its nuclear handling division six years ago and has since overseen a series of successful projects. Daniel Searle visited the company.

Supply Chain Spotlight
29 October, 2015
We bring you the latest insight into developments and innovations taking place across the supply chain

Basque in Success
29 October, 2015
GH produces a wide range of lifting equipment from its facilities in Spain, which are shipped and used across the world. Daniel Searle visited the company.

Taking the next step
29 October, 2015
Manufacturing sectors across north america and canada are experiencing mixed fortunes. contraction in areas such as automotive is reversing the gains made earlier in the summer, but crane builders, manufacturers, and suppliers remain busy by focusing on their strengths. We speak to a manufacturer each side of the border.

Moving on up
28 October, 2015
Hoist looks at some of the latest developments and trends taking place in the gantry crane sector.

Extreme measures
22 September, 2015
Hoist and winch manufacturers ensure their products can withstand the challenges of hazardous environments. Keren Fallwell reports

Chinese expansion?
22 September, 2015
Asian powerhouse China has had some financial knocks recently but its economy is still worth in the trillions of dollars and construction continues, albeit at a slower pace. Sally Spencer reports

Passing the test
22 September, 2015
Modulift has supplied 27 spreader beams and other below-thehook equipment to oil and gas specialist alderley for the shah deniz stage 2 BP project in azerbaijan.

Looking ahead
22 September, 2015
US exports have been hit by the worse-than-expected slowdown in the Chinese economy, while Canada, the largest export market for US manufacturers, is experiencing a contracting GDP. So which local markets are North American companies turning to in order to ride the storm?

The Bigger Picture
31 August, 2015
With TOC Americas taking place in Panama this October, Hoist takes a closer look at what visitors to this year’s event can expect at a time when developments in waterways is at an exciting high.

The waiting game
31 August, 2015
Brazil’s economy is struggling but there are some bright spots and the overhead lifting equipment sector is ready for the upturn. Keren Fallwell reports

Equality among the classes
28 August, 2015
Over recent years, the ISO committee responsible for cranes, TC96, has been trying to bring classification of crane structures and ropes in line. After a series of false starts, Gerhard Wagner, chairman of the crane design subcommitee, will propose a new approach to the problem at aplenary meeting of TC96 in Sydney this September.

Keep it clean
13 August, 2015
Customised lifting equipment plays a key role in food and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. Sally Spencer reports

Singapore slings
13 August, 2015
The maiden LEEA Lifting & Rigging Conference Asia took place in Singapore in June. Safe lifting, planning and the importance of standards were all key topics discussed during the successful two-day event

Centre point
03 August, 2015
SCX Special Projects has returned to the home of English tennis, Wimbledon, to carry out preventative maintenance on the roof it first worked on in 2009.

Man on a mission
22 July, 2015
Hoist meets Matthew Smurr, who served in submarines for the US Navy and now leads the ongoing evolution of MHI’s increasingly customer-facing product and solution groups.