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Hydra-Slide Equipment Contributes to Completion of East Canada Mega-Project

Date: 29-05-2017 / Author: mhadlow
Hydra Slide, TTR, LP400, low profile hydraulic skid system

Hydraulic skidding systems and other Hydra-Slide equipment supplied and operated by fellow Canadian company Total Transport & Rigging Inc (TTR), has been integral to the progression of the large-scale Maritime Link project that will enable the transmission of clean, renewable and reliable electricity from Newfoundland and Labrador to Nova Scotia and beyond.

Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimise the supply chain, has released updates to the latest release of its Warehouse Execution System software platform, Dematic iQ 2.4.

The TEAM Card for lifting equipment examiners has been accredited by CSCS

Date: 22-02-2017 / Author: mhadlow

LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) has announced that its TEAM identity card for lifting equipment examiners has been accredited by the CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme), the leading skills certification scheme within the UK construction industry. As a result, the TEAM Card will now carry the CSCS logo, providing contractors and house-builders with assurance that the holder has the training and qualifications necessary to conduct thorough examinations of equipment such as cranes, hoists and slings.

Heavy equipment auctioneer Yoder & Frey has joined with Europe’s largest construction machinery auctioneers, Euro Auctions. The merger will see the joint brand create a stable and strategic partnership, offering customers greater options when buying and selling their equipment.

Martin Bencher Uses Low Profile Skidding System for Power Plant Project

Date: 07-11-2016 / Author: mhadlow
Hydra Slide

Project cargo freight forwarder Martin Bencher USA LLC used an LP400 low profile skidding system from Canadian manufacturer Hydra-Slide Ltd to complete installation of 24 hulking loads at a power plant in Texas.

With 12,325USt engines and the same number of 80USt generators loaded over a three-week period through two doors at the facility, time and space were key considerations for Martin Bencher, making the LP400 stand out over alternative solutions.

Almost half of UK businesses (44%) believe that the UK’s infrastructure has improved over the past five years, but only a quarter (27%) think it will pick up in the next five years, and two thirds (64%) suspect it will hamper the country’s international competitiveness in the coming d

According to the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) Industrial Trends Survey the UK’s manufacturing output and orders grew over the last quarter, with export volumes growth the strongest for two and half years.

Demag Dedrive Pro frequency inverters for crane applications - Product News

Date: 30-08-2016 / Author: mhadlow
Demags Dedrive Pro 880 frequency inverters

Terex Material Handling has launched a new range of Demag inverters. The Dedrive Pro 880 inverter range has been specifically developed for applications in crane technology.

Hird’s New Glass Lift is Star of the Show for Cinema Installation

Date: 19-05-2016 / Author: mhadlow
Hird using the GML 800+ at The Empire Leicester Square

A new market-leading material lift took on a starring role during the installation of a large glass panel at the Empire Cinema in London’s Leicester Square, UK.

UK rental company Hird spent months working closely with German manufacturer, Wienold, to develop the GML 800+ material lift. Hird applied its considerable experience in material and glass lifts to contribute to the creation of the GML 800+ and was the first UK hire company to add the machine to its fleet.

Internationally known futurist Derek Woodgate will preview his thought-provoking vision for the construction industry, with an exclusive focus on the Latin America region, at the 2016 Conexpo Latin America Seminars Programme.