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Hüffermann Group invests in Enerpac Jack-Up for heavy lift projects 04 October, 2022
Hüffermann Group has become the first German heavy lift contractor to invest in an Enerpac JS-Series Jack-Up System for upcoming heavy lift projects in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
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One of the world’s tallest timber buildings turns one
Thursday, September 29, 2022 One of the world’s tallest timber buildings, the Sara Cultural Centre in Skellefteå, northern Sweden, is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its opening.
World’s biggest construction hoist is a Mammoth solution
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Alimak, which designs and manufactures vertical access solutions for the industrial and construction industries, has laid claim to producing the world’s largest construction hoist.
Nord DriveSystems launches all-purpose MaxxDrive XD gear unit
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Nord DriveSystems has developed an industrial gear unit suitable for a wide range of applications.
Mechan delivers lifting jacks to UK’s largest railway franchise
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Mechan, the rail depot equipment specialist, has supplied 20 of its flagship lifting jacks to the Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) Selhurst depot in Croydon, London, enabling five-car trains to be overhauled.
Nationwide Platforms delivers 3-day training course for HSE
Thursday, September 22, 2022 Nationwide Platforms, UK provider of powered access machines for hire, recently delivered a three-day training course to Mechanical Specialist Inspectors at the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) – Britain's national regulator for workplace health and safety.
MacGregor receives order for container lashing systems
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 MacGregor has received a significant order for delivering container lashing systems for 12 23,500+ TEU container vessels for Hapag-Lloyd. The vessels will be built at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea.
Konecranes OPTIMUM research project wins ITEA award
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 The Information Technology for European Advancement (ITEA), part of the EUREKA cluster program, a Europe-wide research and development initiative, has awarded the Konecranes-led research project OPTIMUM with a Special Award of Excellence in all three nomination categories: Innovation, Standardization and Market impact.
IMCA announces Lifting & Rigging Seminar programme
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the full programme and speakers for its Lifting Technology & Lifting in Offshore Renewables Seminar, on October 27 in Amsterdam.
LEEA new suite of courses for its Academy 2.0 Project
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has a new suite of courses incorporated into the association’s Academy 2.0 Project.
ITER Council appoints ITER Organization Director-General
Monday, September 19, 2022 Convening in an extraordinary session in Paris, the ITER Council has appointed Dr. Pietro Barabaschi as the next director-general of the ITER Organization, starting in October.

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