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Axel Johnson International strengthens lifting rental solutions in the UK
Axel Johnson International’s business group Lifting Solutions has strengthened its presence in the British lifting market through the acquisition of Lifting Gear & Safety, a provider of specialist lifting equipment and marine safety solutions. The company offers equipment for hire as well as product sales and service solutions, such as testing, training and certification.
Allgon looks to further expansion of Tele Radio
Allgon, which owns the Tele Radio and Åkerströms brands and is a global player in the development, manufacture and sale of industrial wireless remote controls, has revealed that it intends further expansion of the Tele Radio brand in 2023, following the opening of new offices in India, Japan, Ireland and New Zealand in the past two years.
ITI to host Hoisting Excellence Summit in February
Industrial Training International (ITI) is hosting a Hoisting Excellence Summit in Texas, US, on 7-9 February 2023.
CMAK installs 60t gantry crane at new prefab concrete yard
CMAK Crane Systems and Benelux partner CMAK Cranes NL have delivered a 60t double girder gantry crane to Mombarg Beton’s prefab concrete manufacturing yard in the Netherlands.
A dozen Kalmar straddle carriers arrive in Port of Le Havre
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has delivered 12 straddle carriers to Terminaux de Normandie for use at the Port of Le Havre in France.
Port inspection specialist invests in automation
A UK provider of lifting inspection services to the port industry is investing in automation to help it enhance productivity and meet increased demand for its services.
Tele Radio opens new Turkey office
Radio remote control systems firm Tele Radio has opened a technical sales and support office in Ankara, Turkey.
Bishop Lifting buys US rigging and overhead lifting business
Bishop Lifting, a portfolio company of Altamont Capital Partners, has announced the completed acquisition of Worswick Group Holdings and its ten operating locations across Florida, US.
The Crosby Group raises $50k to support educational opportunities for US military children
The Crosby Group, a manufacturer of rigging, lifting and material handling hardware and equipment, has concluded its 2022 Rigging for the Troops campaign supporting the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation.
LiftEx 2023 website now live
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (Leea) has announced that the LiftEx 2023 exhibition website is now live at liftex.org.
Konecranes improves grade in annual environmental impact assessment
Konecranes has received an A- rating in CDP's annual climate assessment.
Kito delivers customised electric chain hoist for mining business
Kito Corporation has recently built and shipped a customised 1.0t hoist and push trolley for a mining application.
RHC Lifting produces new site visit literature
UK lifting industry firm RHC Lifting has recently created some new marketing materials.
Lifting Equipment Store announces new MD
Lifting Equipment Store (LES) has announced a change of leadership that sees George Dunn step up from the role as general manager to become managing director of the UK business.
Metal refinery takes delivery of container handling crane
Condra has completed a 32-ton, 30m span container handling crane for Manganese Metal Company (MMC), the Mbombela-based metal refinery in the province of Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Caldwell launches new lifters catalogue
US-based The Caldwell Group has published a new, free catalogue featuring its range of lifters.
Mazzella acquires Page Wire Rope & Slings
US firm Mazzella Companies has announced the acquisition of Page Wire Rope & Slings.
Ship-to-shore (STS) cranes arrive at Papua New Guinea port
Two new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes have been delivered to the South Pacific International Container Terminal (SPICT) at the Port of Lae in Papua New Guinea.
Tele Radio product manager promoted
Jonas Anselmby, who joined Tele Radio Group earlier this year as product manager, has been appointed chief product officer within Allgon AB.
AWRF adds new but old name to board of directors
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.