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Overhead crane used in helicopter life saving escape training
Friday, August 10, 2012 A 4t crane is being used to help simulate a helicopter crash at sea to provide avionics students with underwater escape training at Blackpool College’s Fleetwood Nautical Campus.
Expanding Norfolk manufacturer awards four crane contract
Wednesday, August 01, 2012 Norfolk-based specialist bearings supplier, Cooper Bearings, has awarded a contract for four cranes to service its expanding UK facility.
George Osborne visits UK crane manufacturer
Friday, July 27, 2012 UK chancellor of the exchequer, George Osborne, met with company directors and workers when he visited one of the country's largest factory crane manufacturers earlier this month.
Qualter Hall builds 650t mine headgear
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 UK fertiliser producer Cleveland Potash selected Qualter Hall, service engineers of Barnsley, UK, to design and build a gantry as part of the headgear at Boulby Mine in Cleveland, UK.
Erikkilä hits one hundred
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Finnish crane builder Erikkilä celebrated its centenary on June 7, with 240 guests from ten countries including Russia, Finland, Italia, Germany and Estonia.
Brunnhuber tests emergency hoist
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 Crane builder Brunnhuber has completed testing for the first of two 50t portal cranes for emergency work on the locks of the Moselle River.
Komas finalises Cargotec component partnership
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Port equipment manufacturer Cargotec, headquartered in Finland, said it has completed the transfer of component manufacturing operations in Estonia to systems supplier Komas.
Lonardi moves up at Harrington as Miller goes to Kito Europe
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Harrington Hoists has appointed Carlo Lonardi as COO, as current VP of operations Scott Miller crosses the Atlantic to become MD of fellow Kito subsidiary Kito Europe.
Counterfeit clamp down headed by machinery associations
Monday, December 12, 2011 A market surveillance initiative has been launched by seven European machinery industry trade associations to promote the effective monitoring of goods sold on the European market and strengthen regulatory compliance.
Speedy goes for growth with NDA lifting equipment contract
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Speedy Hire has been awarded a three-year contract by the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Agency (NDA) to supply lifting equipment for maintenance work at nuclear processing sites on the NDA’s estate.
Management reshuffle at Forjas Irizar
Thursday, October 06, 2011 Spanish lifting equipment manufacturer Forjas Irizar has announced that current managing director Benito Lasa will quit the top job, allowing his daughter, Maria Lasa Irizar, to take on the role.
Work starts on Cargotec’s €35m technology and competence centre
Tuesday, October 04, 2011 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.
HSE warns on high voltages after crane service accident
Thursday, September 15, 2011 After maintenance workers were seriously injured while working on a dockside crane, UK health and safety regulator, the HSE, has warned that high voltage cranes should be clearly labeled and staff working on them should be properly trained.
Kiwis fly to Antwerp for crane training
Thursday, August 25, 2011 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.
Terex receives EU clearance to buy Demag Cranes AG
Tuesday, August 09, 2011 Terex has announced that the European Commission, the EU body responsible for enforcing competition law, has approved its merger with Demag Cranes AG. The purchase offer will go ahead next week.
Certex invests in 1,200t pull testing bench
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 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.
Demag Cranes AG rejects Terex takeover bid
Thursday, June 02, 2011 Demag AG’s management and supervisory boards have unanimously rejected an unsolicited bid for the company from Terex, saying the company is worth far more than the €41.75 a share offer.
ZPMC's new goliath stands tall at Rosyth
Thursday, March 03, 2011 Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery, Chinese heavy industry manufacturer, has delivered a goliath gantry crane, to the Firth of Forth in Rosyth, Scotland.
Acquisition target Demag AG seals Chinese deal
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 Port and industrial crane builder Demag AG, itself the subject of rumoured and actual takeover bids from Terex and Konecranes, has formed a strategic alliance with Chinese crane builder Weihua Group.
Order growth keeps Cargotec on its toes
Thursday, April 29, 2010 Cargotec’s orders received grew 31% during the first quarter of 2010 (Q1 2010) year-on-year, although sales declined 18%.

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