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New Orleans has been announced as the setting for this year’s two-day jointly held Crane & Rigging Conference/Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference (CRC/ICHC), scheduled to start on 23 May.
Columbus McKinnon will bring new life its original headquarters in Tonawanda, New York, converting its former LodeRail production plant into a training center.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has formed an Indian joint venture, Anupam-MHI Industries, to make cost-effective container cranes targeting markets in the Middle East, Africa and parts of Asia, including India.
Cargotec has started construction work on a €35m Technology & Competence Centre that will conduct testing, simulation, research and development for the firm’s automated equipment, control and navigation systems.
Two harbour crane operators from New Zealand’s Port of Napier were among the first to try out elements of Gottwald Port Technology’s new three-stage harbour crane operator training course.
Cargotec has announced it is planning a joint venture with one of its Chinese suppliers, Jiangsu Rainbow Heavy Industries (RHI), to further establish its products in China’s lifting market.
Lifting gear distributor Certex International has completed installation of a 1,200t capacity test bench in a purpose-built facility belonging to subsidiary Peter Harbo AS at the Port of Esbjerg, Denmark.
British load testing specialist Straightpoint has appointed Alnasr Technical Trading Agencies (ATTA) as its new distributor in the UAE and Qatar.
KCI tapped global resources for Kvaerner’s Philadelphia shipyard project
A UK company has made several developments in the field of magnetic lifting