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CPA partners with aircraft manufacturer on 10t bridge crane interlock system
02 November, 2021
Casper, Phillips & Associates (CPA) has partnered with a commercial aircraft manufacturer to design an interlock system for two 10-ton capacity bridge cranes.

Italy lifts itself up
29 October, 2021
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.

Obituary: Tributes pour in for beloved industry stalwart
29 October, 2021
Industry stalwart Oddvar Norheim, owner, CEO and chairman of American Crane and Equipment Corporation (ACECO) of Douglassville, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, October 25, 2021, aged 79.

Cargotec announces changes in its Leadership Team
28 October, 2021
Michel van Roozendaal, currently president of MacGregor, has been appointed president of Kalmar Mobile Solutions.

Kuli Gantry ‘Floats’ On Rails
27 October, 2021
Kuli has partnered with a steel manufacturer in Germany to supply a double-girder bridge crane with a span of 40 metres and two swivel cats, each with a load capacity of 2t x 4t. The two hoists have a total capacity for loads up to 16t and hoisting speeds 12.5 meters per minute.

Mammoet Vietnam builds custom Gantry Crane for a heavy lift project
27 October, 2021
Mammoet has completed a lifting operation in Vietnam for Dung Quat Shipyard (DQS) using a custom-made gantry system – a first for the Vietnam office.

The Caldwell Group provides roll lifting beam for unbalanced loads
27 October, 2021
The Caldwell Group has provided a 1,500-lb. capacity roll lifting beam and leveling system for a company that manufactures hygienic wipes.

Dellner Bubenzer acquires Hydratech Industries
27 October, 2021
Dellner Bubenzer has acquired Hydratech Industries, a Danish supplier of high-end hydraulic systems, cylinders and accumulators for wind, offshore-, marine- and industry applications.

Nerves of steel
27 October, 2021
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.

Kito celebrates 10th anniversary of EQ electric chain hoist
25 October, 2021
Kito is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its EQ electric chain hoist and recently partnered with Ebisawa Seiki Seisakusho, a producer of precision parts in Chikusei City, Ibaraki Prefecture to deliver two sets of the Pro light-crane system with EQ electric chain hoists.

Bigger, broader, better
25 October, 2021
The pandemic has revealed a global shipping industry that is stretched to and sometimes beyond the limit. Julian Champkin investigates the response of ports and docks and finds that size does matter.

Tecnalia creates safer environment for 4.0 worker
21 October, 2021
Tecnalia has joined forced with Accenture, Iberdrola and Idom in an initiative where computer vision technologies, mixed reality, and advanced interaction with geospatial data play a key role in the 4.0 worker's safety.

Mammoet’s WTA lifting system scheduled for release in 2023
21 October, 2021
As developers chase stronger flows, onshore wind hub heights are growing beyond the reach of conventional crawler cranes. Mammoet’s new WTA lifting system allows theoretically infinite hub heights and paves the way towards emissions-free turbine erection.

Ranger Lifting continues ambitious growth plans in Victoria
21 October, 2021
Ranger Lifting, a Sydney-headquartered lifting, rigging, and height safety equipment supplier, has named Paul Richards, as internal sales co-ordinator, Victoria.

Ship Ahoy!
20 October, 2021
Cimolai supplies one of the world’s largest Mobile Boat Hoists to Derecktor Shipyards in Fort Pierce, Florida.

Fly me to the moon
20 October, 2021
ACECO works with NASA on its Artemis II space programme to send the first woman to the Moon.

'Learn-As-You-Earn' scheme to prepare US skilled trainees
20 October, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the 2021 National Apprenticeship Week will be celebrated from November 15-21. The event allows labor and business leaders, educational institutions, career seekers and other partners to demonstrate support for apprenticeships in preparing a highly skilled, diverse workforce to meet the talent needs of employers and train Americans for good paying jobs across multiple industries.

Mukran Port Terminals buys third Liebherr mobile harbour crane
20 October, 2021
Mukran Port Terminals in Sassnitz, Germany, has bought its third Liebherr mobile harbour crane, type LHM 550.

Airpes launches automation-ready grab
20 October, 2021
Airpes has led the collaborative design of a grab for handling steel or aluminum coils in semi- and fully-automated electric overhead traveling (EOT) crane applications.