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New East Timor port officially opened 05 December, 2022
Port operator Bolloré Ports has officially opened Tibar Bay Port in East Timor.
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ZPMC donates books to Chinese school in Germany
Friday, December 02, 2022 ZPMC, the Chinese manufacturer and supplier of port equipment including cranes,donated a number of books to the Hanhua Chinese School in Germany at the end of November.
Caldwell launches distributor pricing and availability tool
Friday, December 02, 2022 US lifting solutions business The Caldwell Group has unveiled a new online tool where channel partners can access pricing and availability information online.
Steel maker upgrades overhead cranes in US
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 International steel manufacturer the Valbruna Group has 2,500 employees and produces approximately 250,000 tons of specialty steels annually, with a primary focus on stainless steels and specialty alloys.
Axel Johnson acquires Danish lifting equipment supplier
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 AxFlow Denmark – which is part of the Axel Johnson International business group Fluid Handling Solutions, or AxFlow – has acquired Gram Vakuum Teknik, a Danish supplier of vacuum pumps, lifting equipment and related services.
LiftEurop mobile inspection uncovers damaged swivel lifting rings
Wednesday, November 23, 2022 LiftEurop is a Luxembourgish manufacturer of lifting accessories that also offers a mobile inspection, repair, maintenance and retrofitting service.
New berth slated for Canada’s Port of Prince Rupert terminal
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 A second berth at a Port of Prince Rupert terminal is to be constructed thanks to CAD$75m ($56m) of investment from the Canadian government.
Addressing the issue of one trip slings
Monday, November 21, 2022 A general lack of understanding over ‘one trip’ and low quality slings is threatening safety, warns Bernie Winter, technical engineer at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA).
Cube jacks negotiate a tight spot
Monday, November 21, 2022 French equipment installer Bovis Group has used four SCJ-50 Enerpac cube jacks in the installation of two 16t presses.
Spreader frame enhances caravan lifting safety
Monday, November 21, 2022 A UK south coast holiday parks operator that uses mobile cranes to locate or reposition caravans and lodges has said it has enhanced safety and productivity thanks to support from Britlift, a lifting equipment engineering company specialising in below-the-hook equipment design, manufacture, certification, testing and supply.
Super post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes leave China for Chile
Thursday, November 17, 2022 Chile’s San Antonio Terminal Internacional (STI) has announced that two new super post-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes and two electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG) are on their way to the terminal having set sail from Changxing Island, China.

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