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Driving Safety
27 December, 2016
Sotiris Kanaris visited ABB’s drive factory in Helsinki, Finland, and talked to product manager Risto Tiihonen about the company’s products and applications.

Industry 4.0
27 December, 2016
Manufacturers are taking the first steps towards making lifting equipment smarter, following on from trends to develop smarter factories in high-end manufacturing and the oil and gas industries, Bernadette Ballantyne Reports

Remotes go fishing
27 December, 2016
Seaquest Systems, a designer and manufacturer of equipment for fishing and offshore vessels, has chosen to use remote control systems from HBC-radiomatic (UK).

Lifting in the internet of things
27 December, 2016
In this month’s issue, we have a series of articles looking at drives, controls, and sensors. Two of these articles look in depth at how cranes can make use of ‘smart’ and connected technologies.

Huber adds Stahl equipment to Stone Gallery
21 December, 2016
Huber Naturstein, the German partner of Italian natural stone dealer Antolini, has added a crane from Stahl-und Kranbau Oeder, crane-building partner of Stahl CraneSystems based in Southern Germany, to its showroom.

Gaylin opens facility in South Korea
21 December, 2016
Singapore-headquartered Gaylin, a specialist supplier of lifting, rigging and marine equipment primarily to the oil and gas industry, has opened a new facility in Busan, South Korea.

AKF refurbishes 12 giant hooks for Tata Steel
12 December, 2016
Damen Anchor & Chain Factory (AKF), based at Schiedam in the Netherlands, has completed the refurbishment of 12 giant lifting hooks for Tata Steel in IJmuiden.

MHE-Demag opens $10m manufacturing plant in Malaysia
08 December, 2016
MHE-Demag, a joint venture between Terex MHPS and Jebsen & Jessen (SEA), has officially opened its largest manufacturing and warehouse facility in Bukit Raja, Malaysia.

Columbus McKinnon to acquire Stahl CraneSystems
08 December, 2016
Columbus McKinnon has reached an agreement to purchase Stahl CraneSystems, a business of Konecranes.

Yoke receives £500,000 order at Liftex Aberdeen
07 December, 2016
Yoke received an order worth over £500,000 at the recent Liftex Aberdeen exhibition from one of its European partners, William Hackett Lifting Products of Alnwick, UK.

Gebuwin launches swivel davit SD500
06 December, 2016
Dutch manufacturer Gebuwin has launched the SD500, a fordable swivel davit with 500kg hoisting capacity.

Columbus McKinnon launches CM Tornado 360°
05 December, 2016
Columbus McKinnon has launched the CM Tornado 360° hoist, which features the Sidewinder lever handle.

Ports of Auckland orders and upgrades Terex ASCs
22 November, 2016
New Zealand port operator Ports of Auckland has ordered 27 fully automated straddle carriers (ASCs) from Terex Port Solutions (TPS) and upgraded 21 existing machines.

Konecranes wins largest deal in its history
22 November, 2016
Konecranes has received a notice of intent to award contracts from the Virginia Port Authority in the USA for 86 automatic stacking cranes. This will be the largest deal in the history of Konecranes.

LGH UK re-launches
22 November, 2016
The original owners of Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) have re-launched their business in the UK, exactly 10 years after leaving the market.

Lorenzini acquires three Terex Gottwald Model 7 cranes in two years
22 November, 2016
Italian terminal operator Lorenzini & C. S.R.L (Lorenzini) has acquired a diesel-electric Terex Gottwald Model 7 mobile harbour crane in the G HMK 7608 two rope variant.

EnerMech’s crane and lifting division sees £85m order book boost
22 November, 2016
EnerMech’s cranes and lifting division has benefited from an £85 million-plus uplift to its order book with a series of contract wins, extensions and renewals.

Street installs cranes 1.1km underground in science facility
21 November, 2016
Street has supplied and installed two overhead cranes in the newly expanded Boulby Underground Laboratory, which is operated by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).

Caldwell’s Stitt appointed president of AWRF
18 November, 2016
Doug Stitt, president, The Caldwell Group, has been appointed as the president for Associated Wire Rope Fabricators (AWRF) for 2017.

Cargo Lift becomes Modulift distributor in Mexico
17 November, 2016
Modulift has named below-the-hook equipment provider Cargo Lift its first distributor in Mexico, as its newest partner prepares to stock spreader beams up to 110t capacity.