Automated cranes for waste-to-energy

Konecranes will supply two grab lifter cranes to Elixir Group’s industrial complex in Prahovo, Serbia, to meet the growing energy demands of its chemical industry. The order was booked in December 2023, with deliveries and installation scheduled from October 2024. The project involves the installation of two 17USt cranes that will be positioned within the […]

01/02/2024 - 12:24 pm

Minna Aila appointed EVP, Corporate Affairs & Brand of Konecranes

Konecranes has appointed Minna Aila executive vice president (EVP) of Corporate Affairs & Brand, and member of the Konecranes leadership team. In her role she will be responsible for communications, brand, public affairs and investor relations. She will start at Konecranes on 1 July 2024, and will report to Konecranes’ president and CEO Anders Svensson. […]

15/12/2023 - 10:39 am

Konecranes’ support growth of Eldorado Brasil Celulose Logistica

Konecranes delivered seven forklifts and two gantry cranes to Eldorado Brasil’s new cellulose terminal in Port of Santos in Q3 2023, completing an order that also involved joint planning and consulting on the layout of the terminal to ensure Eldorado gets the best business return for its major investment. Eldorado Brasil’s new terminal in Port […]

05/12/2023 - 16:05 pm
Juha Pankakoski Konecranes Port Solutions

Juha Pankakoski appointed EVP, Port Solutions, Mika Mahlberg to leave Konecranes

Konecranes has appointed Juha Pankakoski executive vice president, Port Solutions and member of the Konecranes leadership team. He will start in this position on 7 September 2023, and will report to Konecranes’ president and CEO Anders Svensson. Juha Pankakoski will succeed Mika Mahlberg, executive vice president, Port Solutions, who will step down from the Konecranes […]

17/09/2023 - 11:10 am

Port Houston orders five more Konecranes RTGs

Port Houston in Texas has ordered five Konecranes hybrid RTGs for its Barbours Cut Container Terminal to support its long-term improvement programme covering channel development and land infrastructure investment. The order was booked in Q3 2023, with the cranes to be delivered at the beginning of 2025. Port Houston is continuing to hybridise RTG container […]

16/09/2023 - 19:11 pm

Sustained strong performance in Konecranes half-year report    

Konecranes reported a strong financial performance in Q2 wit both orders received and sales growing year-on-year. CEO Anders Svensson said, “We posted a record-breaking Q2 comparable EBITA margin of 10.8%, powered by continued good delivery capability and a positive pricing impact. Our all-time high orderbook of 3.4 billion euros and continued strong performance provide a […]

26/07/2023 - 11:52 am

Change in Konecranes’ leadership team

Topi Tiitola, senior vice president of Integration and Project Management, has decided to leave Konecranes to pursue other opportunities. He stepped down from Konecranes Leadership Team on 14 July  2023, but will continue to be employed by Konecranes until 14 January  2024, ensuring smooth handover of his duties. “I want to thank Topi Tiitola for […]

17/07/2023 - 14:32 pm

Konecranes acquires Munck Cranes’ industrial crane service business

Konecranes has acquired the industrial crane service operations of Norway’s Munck Cranes AS, giving it access to new customers and a large installed base of Munck’s industrial cranes in Norway and beyond. Munck Cranes AS is a well-recognised industrial crane and crane service provider in Norway with international component export operations. For almost 100 years, […]

21/06/2023 - 14:26 pm

Konecranes acquires Whiting’s industrial and nuclear crane businesses

Konecranes has acquired the industrial and nuclear crane and crane service operations of privately held Whiting Corporation, strengthening its presence in the North American market. Whiting Corporation is a well-recognised, respected player in North America. For over 100 years, Whiting has served a variety of customers including steel mills, automotive plants, fossil fuel plants, metal […]

13/04/2023 - 15:47 pm

Konecranes to expand port crane presence in India with Larsen & Toubro

Konecranes and Larsen & Toubro (L&T), a large Indian multinational company, have signed a licensing agreement for the manufacturing and distribution of Konecranes port cranes in India, expanding Konecranes’ footprint in this dynamic market. The first products have been sold under this agreement: two shipyard jib cranes will be delivered to the Cochin Shipyard in […]

23/01/2023 - 15:37 pm

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