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In the driver’s seat
Safety and productivity are powering the overhead crane control market. Lucy Perry investigates.
Fuel for debate
The world’s energy supply faces crisis. Climate change, and the war in Ukraine, are forcing a re-think of future supply. New sources will need new lifting gear. Julian Champkin reports.
Too Hot to Handle
Morgan Automation partners with Siemens to install its motion control and material handling product and software suites for three cranes transferring hot coils at a US Steel Mill
LIFTING IN CHAINS
Chain hoists are deceptively simple. Julian Champkin reports on improvements and new introductions.
As William Hackett sees continued success with its Quad Pawl technology and 3t EnerMech launches a $20m Guyana Training Centre of Excellence with Orinduik Development and Windsor Technologies, Jenny Eagle looks at the latest news to come from the subsea and offshore sector.
Face to face meetings are beginning to take hold once again and LEEA has announced the return of its in-person event LiftEx, Jenny Eagle finds out what’s been happening across the UK.
MADE IN GERMANY
With Hannover Messe 2022 and LogiMAT fast approaching, Hoist looks at the latest developments in Germany.
Heripret has won repeat business after installing a 40 ton overhead crane at a metallurgy company looking to lift and turn a 35 ton mould used for stamping parts for the automotive industry.
From a single and double-girder gantry crane to a semi-Goliath and the ‘Tears of Malmo’ – Julian Champkin discovers there’s a lot of benefits to using overhead gantries.
Get this show on the road
Modex is back after a pandemic hiatus, with the tradeshow happening in-person this year for the first time since 2020. Mike Straus highlights some of the events, exhibitors, and speakers that have attendees excited – and the new industry developments that will undoubtedly generate conversations in Atlanta this March.
Dawn of a new age
With the increase in the size of container ships worldwide, the push for automation across North America’s ports is gaining momentum. Tom Peters investigates.