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Nationwide Platforms delivers 3-day training course for HSE 22 September, 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.
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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.
US Cargo Control launches sling protection product line
Friday, September 16, 2022 U.S. Cargo Control, a manufacturer and distributor of the cargo control industry, announced that its full line of sling protection products is now available for purchase.
Dates set for MODEX 2024
Friday, September 09, 2022 MODEX 2024, the largest international supply chain expo, will be held from March 11-14 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center, with over 900 exhibitors expected to showcase their solutions on the MODEX show floor totalling over 405,000 square feet of manufacturing and supply chain solutions.
Growing concern over quarantine regulations in China
Friday, September 09, 2022 There is growing anger in the mechanical engineering industry about the strict and unpredictable Chinese entry restrictions. Many VDMA (German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) members are complaining about harassing conditions, which are also to the detriment of Chinese customers. They are demanding that the quarantine requirement for vaccinated persons be lifted.
MacGregor wins offshore wind farm contract
Thursday, September 08, 2022 MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been chosen to supply two auxiliary offshore telescopic cranes for Van Oord’s generation wind turbine installation vessel. The vessel will mainly operate to support European wind farms, scheduled for delivery in Q3, 2023.
JLT Mobile Computers recognized as “Top Food Chain Technology” provider
Wednesday, September 07, 2022 JLT Mobile Computers has been recognized as a 2022 “Top Food Chain Technology” provider by Food Chain Digest, the official magazine of Food Shippers of America (FSA).

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