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March 2023


LiftEx Regional event reveals keynote speaker
28 March 2023 The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (Leea) has released more information about its first ever LiftEx Regional event, a spin-off of the organisation’s flagship annual LiftEx exhibition.

Modulift launches all-in-one lifting beam
27 March 2023 Modulift, which manufactures and supplies specialist lifting equipment, has launched a versatile system called the Multi-Point.

Enter the LEEA Awards 2023
27 March 2023 The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (Leea) is asking for entries for the LEEA Awards 2023.

Axess wins contract to supply service cranes to aluminium factory
23 March 2023 Axess Technologies, a supplier of cranes, lifting equipment and automation systems to various industrial companies, is to deliver four service cranes to Hyrdo’s Sunndal plant in Norway for use on two aluminium production lines.

Plazar Manutention delivers overhead cranes to French machine tools manufacturer
21 March 2023 French industrial lifting specialist Plazar Manutention has designed and installed nine overhead cranes for Jouanel, a French manufacturer of machine tools and also tools for the fine sheet metal industry.

Konecranes signs crane and service contract for Dubai manufacturing plant
20 March 2023 Konecranes is to supply 12 S-series and CXT electric overhead cranes and nine jib cranes to Legnano Teknoelectric Company (LTC) Group’s new 30,000m2 manufacturing plant in Dubai, UAE.

Condra to supply overhead cranes for Botswana diamond mine
17 March 2023 Condra is to manufacture two overhead cranes for underground use at a Botswana diamond mine.

First LiftEx Regional event to take place in Australia
14 March 2023 The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (Leea) is to hold its first ever LiftEx Regional event, a spin-off of the organisation’s flagship annual LiftEx exhibition.

PSA Sines invests in automated rubber-tyred gantry cranes for the first time
13 March 2023 PSA Sines, the Portuguese subsidiary of port operatorPSA International, will for the first time venture into automated rubber-tyred gantry (aRTG) systems with the purchase of six Konecranes electric-powered aRTGs for the Port of Sines.

Harrington Hoists releases new mini electric chain hoists
08 March 2023 Harrington Hoists has released two new lines of mini electric chain hoists designed for use in medium to heavy-duty industrial settings, repair shops, garages and any facility with limited space.

Kingston crane operators take up training role
06 March 2023 Kingston Freeport Terminal in Jamaica, West Indies, has sent two of its crane operators to Nigeria to help train the ship-to-shore (STS) crane team at Lekki Deep Sea Port.

Caldwell recruits RUD outside sales manager
06 March 2023 The Caldwell Group has named Robert Allen outside sales manager for its RUD product line in the US and Canada.

Harrington Hoists launches Tiger Track Freestanding Workstation Cranes
03 March 2023 Harrington Hoists has released its new Tiger Track Freestanding Workstation Cranes.

Harrington/Kito introduces new mini entertainment chain hoists
02 March 2023 Harrington Hoists/Kito Entertainment Group has released its new line of Krewmate mini entertainment chain hoists.

CMAK Crane Systems further expands NXS Series electric wire rope hoist range
01 March 2023 CMAK Crane Systems will continue the expansion its NXS Series range of electric wire rope hoists in the coming months.

German port buys automated dual-trolley ship-to-shore cranes
01 March 2023 Eurogate Container Terminals Wilhelmshaven (CTW) in Germany has placed an order with Liebherr Container Cranes for two dual-trolley ship-to-shore (STS) cranes.

February 2023


Iron and Steel tech show set for spring
28 February 2023 The annual AISTech event will take place this May in Michigan.

Automated rubber-tyred-gantry cranes debut in Oman
27 February 2023 Liebherr is debuting automated rubber-tyred-gantry cranes (RTGs) at the Port of Duqm in Oman.

Harrington Hoists announces 2023 Repair School Schedule
24 February 2023 Lifting solutions company Harrington Hoists has released dates for its US Harrington Repair School, which provides technicians with up-to-date information on installing and servicing Harrington's entire product line.

Port of long beach SSA Marine retrofits RTG cranes to run on electric
22 February 2023 Longshore workers are using nine electric cranes to stack containers at one of the Port of Long Beach’s busiest terminals in a large-scale demonstration project, as the port and its partners pursue zero emissions cargo handling by 2030.