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Get this show on the road 09 March, 2022 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 09 March, 2022 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.

The final countdown 09 March, 2022 11 Members of the European Parliament visit ITER to learn more about magnetic confinement fusion and its potential as a source of clean energy

Girl Power 04 March, 2022 Thanks to an overwhelming response to our International Women’s Day feature in Hoist last year, we have chosen to celebrate those working in the industry again to honour this special event.

Holding up nicely 10 February, 2022 Lifting attachment companies are expanding, RFID tags are in demand, LOLER certification is becoming more prevalent and winches with electronic sensors are the norm. Jenny Eagle investigates.

To boldly lift 10 February, 2022 Aerospace is one of the most technically advanced sectors in the lifting industry. It requires absolute precision when handling components, and absolute assurance that the load will not fall. Julian Champkin looks at some of the solutions, on earth and beyond the atmosphere.

Centre of attention 10 February, 2022 As we await the delayed LogiMAT exhibition at the end of May, Julian Champkin surveys some Central European manufacturers and their products.

Ain’t no mountain high enough 10 February, 2022 Hubert Schmid, part of Stahl CraneSystems, partners with Nebelhornbahn on its €55m renovation in the Alps.

Driving change 12 January, 2022 From start-up Canoo’s Lifestyle Vehicle to Dodge announcing it will launch the ‘World’s first battery electric muscle car’ in 2024, Jenny Eagle looks at changes in the automotive industry, noting how a global semiconductor shortage has affected sales

Loads of data 12 January, 2022 Digital technology makes monitoring the weight and condition of your loads ever easier and ever cheaper. Julian Champkin reports.

Change fuels growth 12 January, 2022 In the Middle East, economic diversification to reduce reliance on oil will provide new opportunities for the lifting industry. Keren Fallwell reports

Decommissioning milestone 12 January, 2022 The decommissioning of the UK’s nuclear power estate continues, with numerous complex handling challenges that need to be performed safely, reliably and accurately.

On the right track 12 January, 2022 Demag partners with one of the largest Czech manufacturers of diesel-electric locomotives and special railway vehicles to install several cranes in its new workshop.

Most read social media stories of 2021 20 December, 2021

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Digging deep 16 December, 2021 The world’s mining companies are rushing to reduce their carbon footprint through electrification and a shift to renewable power but the technology for industrial-scale carbon capture and storage is still in its infancy. Jenny Eagle investigates.

Heavy duty order 16 December, 2021 BVS Cranes of Turkey continues to take the lead in the Turkish and global steel investments.

Catching the training 16 December, 2021 Training for crane and hoist operators is necessary, both to be legal and to be safe. Julian Champkin reports.

Supplying America 16 December, 2021 North America is facing supply chain problems, and hoist manufacturers are finding strategies to cope. Julian Champkin reports.

VIVA ESPAÑA 30 November, 2021 As APM Terminals announces it will use a 5G network to connect all cranes, vehicles, and operators at the Port of Barcelona. Jenny Eagle looks at the latest news in Spain and its bounceback from COVID-19.

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