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August 2022


Dellner Bubenzer's Joel Cox to lead wind global sales
18 August 2022 Dellner Bubenzer Group has promoted Joel Cox to global sales director—wind.

IronGrip launches Eyedog secure sling clip
17 August 2022 IronGrip has launched the Eyedog, a secure sling clip for safely handling bundles of tubes, which will be on display at this year’s LiftEx October 5-6 in Aberdeen.

Ketten Wälder lifts 24t "Solid Sky" into New York lobby
17 August 2022 Ketten Wälder has partnered with Berlin artist Alicja Kwade, to produce a supporting structure to lift her 24 ton ‘Solid Sky’ sculpture into the lobby of a New York skyscraper in Madison Avenue.

JASO 60t Open Trolley for mining
16 August 2022 JASO has manufactured a tailored open trolley for a Colombian company dedicated to the production of nickel.

Port of Esbjerg orders second Liebherr LHM 800
15 August 2022 The Port of Esbjerg has ordered a second LHM 800 crane, the seventh Liebherr mobile harbour crane to be used at Denmark's largest port.

Kito FY2022 Q2 results sees 21.4% increase
10 August 2022 Kito Corporation has announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2022, reporting net sales of JPY16,756 FY2022 Q2 (compared to JPY13,797 in FY2021 Q1) representing a YoY +21.4% increase, and gross profit of JPY5,810 a 22.7% increase, a record high for the company.

AS RIKON completes factory modernization
09 August 2022 AS RIKON (Riga, Latvia), which manufactures lifting and trans-shipping machinery for ports, shipyards and industrial enterprises is celebrating after completing a factory modernization in Riga Freeport.

Hoist & Winch design 2 SWL rotor lifting lugs for cement works
03 August 2022 Hoist & Winch has partnered with a cement manufacturer looking to replace a large rotor used in its production process.

NYPA to replace gantry crane at Niagara Power Project
02 August 2022 The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has approved a five-year $38m contract to REEL COH, of Boisbriand, Canada, to fabricate, deliver and install a new gantry crane with a lifting capacity of 680 tons for Niagara Power Project in Lewiston in Niagara County.

Biomass Boiler Move - First Enerpac Mini Lift Gantry Project
01 August 2022 D Turner & Son has completed its first Enerpac ML40 Mini Lift Gantry project with the removal of a 25t biomass boiler from a factory in Scotland. The low roof height and limited physical access to the boiler made the compact hydraulic gantry the ideal choice for the lifting project.

LiftEx to host biggest ever Lifting Industry careers event
01 August 2022 LiftEx 2022, the flagship event of LEEA (the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association), will return to Aberdeen from October 5-6, 2022, the first major opportunity in three years to meet face-to-face with the lifting equipment industry.

July 2022


Columbus McKinnon reports record gross margin of 37.5% for Q1 2023
29 July 2022 Columbus McKinnon Corporation (CMCO) has announced its financial results for its fiscal year 2023 first quarter, which ended June 30, 2022, including Garvey Corporation, which was acquired on December 1, 2021.

Konecranes: strong order intake despite challenging environment
28 July 2022 Konecranes has announced its half-year financial report January-June 2022, stating that worldwide demand remains subject to volatility due to the war in Ukraine and COVID-19 having increased inflation and material availability concerns.

Container terminal orders retrofit for 3 Konecranes Noell RTGs
28 July 2022 Bettolo has ordered a new automation system, gantry anti-collision, diesel engine and digital transformation for three Konecranes Noell RTGs at its container terminal in the Port of Genoa in northern Italy.

DLM supplies wireless load pins for Atlas winches
26 July 2022 Dynamic Load Monitoring (DLM) has customised wireless load pins for installation in winches supplied by Atlas Winch & Hoist Services (Southern). Collectively, they are used for cable pulling applications in the construction of offshore wind turbines.

JASO supplies 9 cranes for Tâmega Gigabattery
26 July 2022 JASO has supplied nine cranes to one of the largest energy storage systems in Europe.

Reid Lifting gantries used in solar energy sector
25 July 2022 Urban Energy has sourced a series of Reid Lifting gantry cranes from FAD Equipment Store for clean energy construction.

Women in Fusion launches global website
22 July 2022 Women in Fusion (WiF), a global network which aims to achieve gender parity in fusion, improve diversity and increase the visibility of women’s contributions to fusion. has launched a website where everyone interested in WiF’s mission can join.

Cargotec January–June 2022 financial report sees 14% sales increase
21 July 2022 Cargotec has announced a record quarter in its half-year financial report January–June 2022: despite supply chain challenges and market uncertainty, which is expected to continue

CMAK installs Gantry Cranes for a Motorway Project
20 July 2022 CMAK Crane Systems has delivered two 70t single girder gantry cranes to a newly constructed Morava Corridor Motorway Project that consists of a 112km, 4-lane dual-carriageway motorway construction in the Republic of Serbia.