On the right track

Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc (CP&A) has completed procurement and design review services related to 10 rail-mounted gantry (RMG) cranes, manufactured by Konecranes, for Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Mason Mega Rail project in Savannah, USA. The Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal was already the southeast’s busiest intermodal gateway, but GPA has implemented a series […]

30/08/2022 - 14:39 pm

New cranes and existing docks

Terminal operators and owners are increasingly looking to increase the size of their quayside container cranes, which presents a series of challenges that must be overcome, such as coping with increased wheel loads, says Richard Phillips, mechanical engineer, Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc. (CP&A).   Since its inception, the progress of the container crane industry […]

15/05/2022 - 14:16 pm

CPA introduces new owners

Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc. (CPA) has named employees Richard Phillips and Andrew Hanek minority Associate Principals. Phillips and Hanek remain mechanical engineer and civil engineer respectively at CPA but are now taking on leadership roles. CPA offers a wide variety of services, including procurement, specification, design, manufacturing review, modification, and accident investigation. The three […]

01/03/2022 - 15:15 pm

CPA installs fall protection at aerospace facility

Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc (CPA) has designed and installed a bespoke fall protection system for a large commercial aeroplane supplier. CPA was contracted to integrate it with 67 separate bridge cranes that vary in capacity from 34 to 40USt and cover three million square feet. The galvanized chain-link (ASTM A392-07) installation allows crane operators […]

04/01/2022 - 13:22 pm

CPA upgrades proprietary crane analysis software

The crane analysis software suite from Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc (CPA) is a set of programs that perform both pre and post-processing, developed with container cranes in mind. The pre-processing module is used to develop criteria, geometry, and loads. Users note how quickly wind loads can be developed using different design codes and boundary […]

01/10/2021 - 12:40 pm

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LHI October 2022

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