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Spanco announces new scholarship winner 23 July, 2021
The Spanco Honor Scholarship is awarded every year through the Material Handling Education Foundation to a student studying industrial or mechanical engineering. This year, the scholarship has been awarded to MollyAnne Lloyd, a junior Industrial Engineering student at Penn State University.
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HMI cautions hoist owners and operators against side pulling a hoist
Friday, July 23, 2021 HMI (Hoist Manufacturers Institute) part of MHI the largest material handling, logistics and supply chain association in the US, has warned owners and operators against performing a side pull of a hoist (defined as “any force or operating condition that restricts the load block, chain, wire rope, or web strap, and hoist body from forming a straight line with the direction of loading).
HMS Networks acquires 60% share in Owasys Advanced Wireless Devices
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 HMS Industrial Networks AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of HMS Networks AB, has acquired 60% of all shares in the Spanish company Owasys Advanced Wireless Devices, headquartered in Bilbao with 20 employees.
VDMA: ‘Without a strong & rapid expansion of renewable energies, we will not achieve the envisaged climate targets’
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 The "Fit for 55" climate package proposed by the EU Commission will permanently shape and change society and the economy in Europe, says Hartmut Rauen, deputy executive director, VDMA (the German machinery manufacturers’ association).
BP, SSE Renewables, Scottish Power, Equinor and Ocean Winds submit bids for ScotWind
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Crown Estate Scotland is holding a competitive tender for ScotWind, the seabed leasing for offshore wind, starting the process of examining each application and will confirm the level of interest this week as well as the next steps.
Dellner Bubenzer recruits MD, Latin America
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Dellner Bubenzer has named Ezequiel Ivitz, managing director, Latin America.
J.D. Neuhaus installs 2 bee colonies as part of its growing sustainability efforts
Thursday, July 15, 2021 J.D. Neuhaus, manufacturer of pneumatic lifting equipment, is shining a light on its sustainability efforts by installing two bee colonies at its site in Witten, Germany, where it employs up to 20,000 employees.
Rolls-Royce to develop ‘greener’ jet engines
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Rolls-Royce has officially opened Testbed 80, the world’s largest and smartest indoor aerospace testbed, in Derby, UK and partnered with MDS Aero Support Corporation of Ottawa, Canada, on the design and construction of the facility.
Lifting Equipment Store expands its business development team with two new hires
Friday, July 09, 2021 Lifting Equipment Store, the UK materials handling equipment supplier, has made two new appointments as it prepares for further growth in the second half of this year.
FAD Equipment Store to supply BlokCam camera and alert systems in the US
Friday, July 09, 2021 FAD Equipment Store has become the first US-based online supplier to stock Crosby’s range of BlokCam camera and alert systems for tower and mobile cranes.
Ranger Lifting hires LEEA industry veteran as technical consultant
Wednesday, July 07, 2021 Ranger Lifting. has hired industry veteran Oliver Auston as a technical consultant, where he will also continue to serve as a Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) board representative.

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