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Piab unveils larger Picobot L Vacuum pump unit 28 March, 2023
Piab has continued to develop its piCobot specialised collaborative robot (cobot) vacuum gripper offering with the addition of larger version, the piCobot L.
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Mechan lifting jacks to support revamped UK rail depot
Friday, March 24, 2023 West Midlands Trains’ Bletchley depot in Milton Keynes, UK, is taking delivery of 21 Mechan lifting jacks, as part of a major refurbishment project due to complete in 2024.
LEEA expert column: An Education in Safety
Monday, March 20, 2023 Ben Dobbs, head of technical services at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association, points to two pieces of legislation that form the basis of an education on safe practice in lifting
Below the hook: Turning point
Friday, March 17, 2023 Special below-the-hook tools are available to rotate your load safely and efficiently in the air, says Sean Powers, Posi-Turner applications specialist, The Caldwell Group
Editor's Comment: Thinking about full automation?
Friday, March 17, 2023 Marc Kleiner, MD of South African crane manufacturer Condra, has observed that the most noticeable trend in Africa’s overhead crane industry is the growing awareness of the benefits of full automation.
Kalmar to deliver last diesel-powered Classic Straddle Carrier
Thursday, March 16, 2023 Kalmar has now discontinued the diesel-powered Classic Straddle Carrier, with the final machine of this type heading to a terminal in East Asia later this year. Subsequently, Kalmar will focus exclusively on hybrid and diesel-electric straddle and shuttle carriers, as well as its line of FastCharge electric machines.
Operator outlines Port of Melbourne expansion proposal
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 Global port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has outlined a proposal for the expansion of the Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) in the Port of Melbourne, Australia.
More quay cranes on the way as Manila container terminal adds extra berth
Monday, March 13, 2023 International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) is adding another berth at Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) in the Philippines’, according to various sources.
DP World to invest $35m at Brazil’s Port of Santos
Tuesday, March 07, 2023 DP World is planning to invest $35m in 2023 to expand and modernise its facilities located on the left bank of Brazil’s Port of Santos.
Dynamic Load Monitoring celebrates important milestone
Friday, March 03, 2023 Dynamic Load Monitoring (DLM), a UK manufacturer of force measurement equipment, is celebrating entering its 30th year as a business.
Offshore Crane and Lifting Conference date revealed
Thursday, March 02, 2023 The 26th International Offshore Crane and Lifting Conference will take place in Stavanger, Norway on 6-7 June 2023.

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