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New leaders at LEEA

LEEA, the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association, sees three new appointments in January. Paul Fulcher becomes LEEA chairperson; Dr Ross Maloney is the new Chief Executive Officer; and Kat Moss becomes chairperson of the Association’s Learning and Development Committee.

Johnson picks Konecranes’ CXT Explorer

Johnson Arabia has ordered Konecranes’ CXT Explorer containerized overhead crane for use as a temporary repair workshop for its mobile cranes and AWPs.

Penny Hydraulics opens new manufacturing plant

UK family-owned lifting equipment manufacturer Penny Hydraulics has opened a new £2m manufacturing plant in Clowne, Derbyshire.

Loadshackle monitors sewer pump station cylinder removal

Dynamic Rigging Hire (DRH) supplied a 25t Wireless Loadshackle from Straightpoint and other rigging gear for the removal of a large hydraulic cylinder at a Melbourne Water sewer pump station in Australia.

IMCA lifting and rigging seminar presentations online

The presentations from the 2017 International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Lifting and Rigging Seminar with its theme ‘Slings and rigging: The soft revolution’ held on 14 June at the Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol are now online, as is a full report on the seminar and details of the workshops.

Street CraneXpress offering crane surveying in UK

Street CraneXpress (SCX) has begun working with Crane Rail Surveys to offer a range of diagnostic services to its UK customers.

Pelloby supplies new crane to UK automotive factory

Pelloby has designed, manufactured and installed a 20t crane for the Birmingham, UK plant of automotive component manufacturer Dura Automotive Systems.

Innovation award for Enerpac’s gantry crane

Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology has been awarded the ESTA Innovation Manufacturer Award for its ETL600 Travel Gantry.

Crossing the continent

South Africa’s Stahl Cranes & Hoists has completed the construction and installation of a two-beam bridge crane in Ghana, more than 10,000km away.

Sparrows Group secures largest ever non-energy contract

Sparrows Group has secured its largest ever contract outside the energy industry to provide inspection services across all 17 of CertainTeed’s US gypsum plants in a move hailed as ‘a major step forward in the company’s diversification’.