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The Gulf states and the Middle East are synonymous with oil. How is the lifting market there faring, given climate worries, wars and pandemics? Julian Champkin investigates.Read more
The fifth Global Lifting Awareness Day will take place on Thursday 18 July.
Interface reveals motivation behind the acquisition of long-time partner LCM Systems
In a move that should provide synergistic growth opportunities for both companies, Interface Inc., a US-based leader in force measurement product technology, design and manufacturing, has recently acquired UK-based LCM Systems – a company that it had already been partnering with for the past ten years. In fact, Interface has been LCM’s exclusive distributor in the US market since 2018.
Morris supplies overhead crane equipment to steel industry business
Twin double girder bridge cranes have been erected at a company supplying iron ore to the steel industry.
First lifting apprentice due to complete assessment
The first Lifting Equipment Technician apprentice will be undertaking their end point assessment at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (Leea) workshops in Huntingdon, UK, on 15 March 2024.
Bohl Crane provides lifting solution for boat manufacturer
US lifting business Bohl Crane has installed a series of overhead cranes and hoists from R&M Materials Handling at a facility in Decatur, Indiana, where Formula Boats – a range of fiberglass powerboats from 24ft to 50ft in length – are manufactured from raw materials.
Kito Crosby’s Thomas Dietvorst expands upon last year’s launch of the cloud-based Crosby Straightpoint LoadConnect product.
Load monitoring: Underwater measurements
Tony Rock speaks to the CEO behind a Norwegian subsea invention.
Automotive case studies - cranes in motion
We look at several case studies from the automotive industry.
The latest from the Middle-Eastern lifting markets
The Gulf states and the Middle East are synonymous with oil. How is the lifting market there faring, given climate worries, wars and pandemics? Julian Champkin investigates.
Intelligent Manufacturing Of Crane Girders
William Huang, CEO of WorldHoists, talks through the company’s $10m investment in a new production line.
Warehouse storage: Denser is smarter
Warehouses are in short supply, and the way we use them means the value of the space inside is increasing. So denser storage is the smartest way to increase the value of the space you have, writes Johanna Parsons.
The Overhead Crane and Hoist Interview – Daniel Beilfuss, GM of CMCO's Automation Division
Daniel Beilfuss, GM of Columbus McKinnon Corporation’s (CMCO) Automation Division.
Andy Swann, business development manager for cranes and power transmission at cranes specialist CP Automation, explores the ins and outs of upgrades.
LEEA column: Can thorough examination intervals be prolonged?
Bernie Winter of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association’s Technical Services, answers a popular question: can the required interval between thorough examinations of lifting equipment be prolonged?
Editor’s Comment: Industry trends for 2024
It’s around this time of year that organisations discuss industry trends. Interface, which operates in the force measurement sector, is one company that has reflected on the past 12 months and compiled a list of key trends, based on the current demands of its products, requests for solution support, and incoming inquiries to its application experts.
The Rise Of Automation In The Press Shop
The evolution of automated cranes within vehicle production lines is seeing a surge in interest and adoption of these fully automated systems. Juergen Gieske – VP cranes sales, Konecranes region AME, sheds light on the significance, challenges, and benefits associated with this transformative shift.
Below the hook: Beam me up
Beam clamps are a safer alternative to synthetic slings when lifting I-beams or fabricated girders, but only if they are carefully selected based on the application, writes Dan Mongan, senior sales engineer at The Caldwell Group Inc.