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Bridge crane joins the Calgary Stampede 01 March, 2024
The 2023 Calgary Stampede was notable for a large pick-up claw machine – a collaboration between Kristian Electric and Exhibit Studio. By John Bensalhia.
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Modulift plays key role in crane calibration for national ship repair company
Thursday, February 29, 2024 In an operation in the northeast of England, a Modulift spreader beam was used to carry out a lift for a national ship repair company. The primary goal of the lifting project was to re-calibrate a vessel crane.
PSA Sines Expands Capacity With Two Super Post-Panamax STS Cranes
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 Two mega ship-to-shore (STS) cranes arrived at PSA Sines in Portugal in December 2023. The new cranes will be added to the ten existing Super Post-Panamax cranes, allowing PSA Sines to handle the largest container vessels deployed at the Iberian Peninsula.
Engineered Systems installs R&M cranes at new facility
Friday, February 23, 2024 Engineered Systems has installed R&M Cranes and hoists at a new facility.
Date set for this year’s Global Lifting Awareness Day
Monday, February 19, 2024 The fifth Global Lifting Awareness Day will take place on Thursday 18 July.
Interface reveals motivation behind the acquisition of long-time partner LCM Systems
Friday, February 16, 2024 In a move that should provide synergistic growth opportunities for both companies, Interface Inc., a US-based leader in force measurement product technology, design and manufacturing, has recently acquired UK-based LCM Systems – a company that it had already been partnering with for the past ten years. In fact, Interface has been LCM’s exclusive distributor in the US market since 2018.
Morris supplies overhead crane equipment to steel industry business
Thursday, February 15, 2024 Twin double girder bridge cranes have been erected at a company supplying iron ore to the steel industry.
First lifting apprentice due to complete assessment
Thursday, February 15, 2024 The first Lifting Equipment Technician apprentice will be undertaking their end point assessment at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (Leea) workshops in Huntingdon, UK, on 15 March 2024.
Bohl Crane provides lifting solution for boat manufacturer
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 US lifting business Bohl Crane has installed a series of overhead cranes and hoists from R&M Materials Handling at a facility in Decatur, Indiana, where Formula Boats – a range of fiberglass powerboats from 24ft to 50ft in length – are manufactured from raw materials.
Durham Lifting embarks on a new era of leadership
Monday, February 12, 2024 The ownership of UK lifting solutions business Durham Lifting has changed hands, with Amanda and Paul Gardiner taking full control of the company as Frank Pickersgill, who founded the company in 1996 and is now in his 70s, steps aside.
Bespoke lifting equipment helps keep train manufacturer’s safety on track
Friday, February 09, 2024 Britlift has delivered a range of bespoke lifting equipment for CAF Rolling Stock UK, which produces trains for the UK market.

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