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December 2022


AWRF adds new but old name to board of directors
05 December 2022 Associated Wire Rope Fabricators (AWRF) has named The Caldwell Group’s director of business development Jeff Ferchen to the board of directors. It represents a return to the AWRF board for Ferchen, who previously served from 2015 to 2017.

Lifting beam and chain hoist installed in new tower block basement
02 December 2022 UK lifting equipment company Hoist & Winch has recently installed a concrete ceiling-mounted 7.5t safe working load (SWL) lifting beam and manual chain hoist into the basement energy room of a new, large tower block.

Bishop Lifting rebrands
01 December 2022 US firm Bishop Lifting Products has undertaken a rebrand of its business.

Verlinde launches variable-speed electric chain hoist
01 December 2022 Verlinde has launched a new line of variable-speed electric chain hoists.

November 2022


Lloyds British wins crane servicing contract
30 November 2022 Lloyds British, a provider of lifting and equipment inspection services in the UK, has won a new contract with British water company Severn Trent Water.

Rubber-tyre gantry crane duo now up and running in Valencia
30 November 2022 Two Konecranes rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RGTs) are now in action at CSP’s Iberian Valencia terminal in Spain.

Kalmar delivers straddle carrier to Finnish port
29 November 2022 Adolf Lahti has taken delivery of a Kalmar straddle carrier at the Port of Vuosaari in Finland.

DLM delivers wireless load cells for hire
25 November 2022 Dynamic Load Monitoring (DLM) has delivered ten 12t-capacity wireless telemetry tensile load cells and handheld readers to Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS), a lifting and rigging supplier that operates eight sites in the UK.

Lifting equipment association moves to establish Middle East Regional Council
25 November 2022 The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (Leea) held an initial meeting in downtown Dubai in November (Thursday 24) to establish a dedicated Regional Council for countries in the Middle East.

Oz Lifting unveils new davit crane at ProMat Chigaco show
24 November 2022 Oz Lifting will show its new Aluma-Lite davit crane for the first time at next year’s ProMat exhibition, which takes place 20-23 March at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

Konecranes launches smart port services tool
24 November 2022 Konecranes has launched a new online tool to help you find relevant port services information on the company’s website.

Electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes raised at the Port of Savannah
23 November 2022 Crews have raised the first of five new Konecranes electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes (e-RTGs) at the Port of Savannah’s new cross-dock facility in the US.

Elite Cranes reveals GH Cranes collaboration
23 November 2022 Overhead crane specialists Elite Cranes UK has announced a new partnership arrangement with GH Cranes & Components.

New stainless steel lifting equipment catalogue launched
23 November 2022 Chain manufacturer Pewag has launched a new, updated version of its stainless steel product catalogue.

New straddle carrier fleet enters Port of Kingston
18 November 2022 Kingston Freeport Terminal in Jamaica has acquired a new fleet of 19 Kalmar straddle carriers, which it says will be deployed to boost productivity at the Port of Kingston.

GH Cranes launches new electric marine boat hoists
17 November 2022 GH Cranes has launched the GH70e, the first electric marine boat hoist from its e-Motion series.

DP World inaugurates super post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes in Chile
17 November 2022 DP World, the global end-to-end logistics solutions provider, has inaugurated two super post-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes at its Lirquén terminal in Chile, according to reports.

Tiger Lifting UK and Safehold sign partnership deal
17 November 2022 Tiger Lifting UK and Safehold have signed an exclusive strategic manufacturing and distribution agreement.

Lifting Solutions Group companies win Dutch windfarm contract
16 November 2022 Certex UK has partnered with the Amsterdam branch of Mennens to win a major construction project contract for the Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) windfarm off the west coast of the Netherlands.

Tiger Lifting makes Frank appointment
15 November 2022 Tiger Lifting North America has hired Lisa Frank as its new North American sales manager.