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Liebherr launches online portal for sale of used machines
15 April, 2024 Liebherr has launched an online portal called Used Equipment Marketplace for the sale of used machines.
  • Condra installs overhead crane with double bogeys
    Condra proved its problem solving skills recently when meeting customer specifications for double bogeys fitted to the end-carriages of an overhead crane, installing it in a factory with no roof access and limited headroom.
  • APD orders Konecranes Gottwald ESP.6 MHC
    Arawak Port Development (APD) has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald ESP.6 mobile harbor crane to add substantial extra capacity to its terminal at the Port of Nassau. The crane will be the first at the port to run on mains power, which means zero emissions during operation. The crane was ordered in Q1 2024 and will be delivered in Q3 2024.


CSR: Kito Crosby’s responsible business
29 March, 2024 Myra Pinkham speaks to the US-based CEO of Kito Crosby about the efforts the firm is making in the area of corporate social responsibility.
  • Spreader beams and lifting beams: Take the weight off
    While spreader beams and lifting beams are the most popular below-the-hook lifting devices, there is still confusion concerning the differences between the two, in terms of how they’re designed and what they’re used for. Jenny Eagle reports.
  • Modex 2024: Making connections
    Modex 2024 will deliver the latest knowledge, networking and technology for manufacturing and supply chain professionals. Jenny Eagle takes a look at some of the crane companies exhibiting this year as well some material handling businesses.
  • Aerospace sector: Prepare for take-off
    Aerospace manufacturers are increasingly turning to cranes and other hoist systems to precisely place critical equipment. Overhead cranes add increased flexibility, reliability, precision and safety not only to aircraft production but all types of large construction projects. Jenny Eagle reports.


Berks Women2Women to honor Karen Norheim
15 April, 2024 Berks Women2Women, a program of the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA), will honor the 2024 ATHENA Leadership Award recipient, Karen Norheim, on Tuesday, April 16, at its 13th annual Conference and Expo.
  • Street Crane promotes production mgr
    Street Crane is delighted to announce it has promoted Tony Ponsonby from production manager to production director, celebrating nearly 14 years with the company, with a two-year hiatus in between.
  • Employee representation rule approved during OSHA inspections
    The U.S. Department of Labor has approved a final rule clarifying the rights of employees to authorize a representative to accompany an Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance officer during an inspection of their workplace effective May 31, 2024.