Konecranes and Cargotec to merge                        

Cargotec and Konecranes have announced that they have signed an agreement and a merger plan to combine the two companies. It is anticipated that the merged companies will be well positioned to lead the industry shift towards increased sustainability based on intelligent solutions, by being a lifecycle partner for its customers and prioritising safety in […]

12/10/2020 - 22:06 pm

Konecranes to deliver mobile harbour crane to new terminal in Trieste

In the second quarter of 2020, Piattaforma Logistica Trieste SrL (PLT) ordered an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbour Crane for a new terminal in the Port of Trieste in north eastern Italy. After delivery in September and commissioning in October, the crane will handle containers, general cargo and heavy project cargo. PLT is a partnership […]

06/07/2020 - 11:55 am
News  >  Awards

Konecranes wins design award for S and C-series lifting products

Konecranes’ S-series cranes and C-series hoists have been recognised by Design Forum Finland, winning the 2020 Fennia IPR Excellence prize for the protection of intellectual property rights and with the S-series earning an honourable mention for the top design award. Tatu Piispanen, senior industrial designer at Konecranes said, “Besides bringing game-changing technological innovations to the […]

07/05/2020 - 08:25 am

Konecranes anticipates virus impact on Q2

Konecranes reports that its order intake in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020 (January – March) reached €737 million that is a 13.1% fall on the same quarter last year. Orders declined in the Industrial Equipment and Port Solutions business sectors, partly offset by growth in the Service business sector. Excluding MHE-Demag, order intake declined […]

29/04/2020 - 07:50 am

Retrofit revitalises RTGs

Konecranes USA has successfully retrofitted its RTG cranes at the Port of Boston with the latest Konecranes RTG technology, including both drive and control system and smart feature retrofits. The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) owns and operates the Port of Boston, a vital economic asset for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The safety, efficiency, and productivity […]

21/04/2020 - 15:19 pm

Konecranes wins its largest-ever order for reach stackers

In March 2020, Konecranes won its largest-ever reach stacker contract, from a customer in Germany. The order for 39 reach stackers was won with Konecranes’ distributor Richter Fördertechnik GmbH & Co. KG. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in Q3 2020 and run until Q1 2021. The contract is for the delivery of 39 Konecranes SMV […]

03/04/2020 - 13:54 pm

Konecranes starts temporary layoff talks

Konecranes is to start temporary layoff talks in Finland due to impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic Given the business disruption caused by the spread of COVID-19, Konecranes today has invited Finnish works council representatives to negotiations regarding temporary layoffs which would cover all of Konecranes’ Finnish operations, some 2000 employees in total. Due to […]

30/03/2020 - 21:28 pm

Konecranes Wins Order for 20 RTG Cranes in Nigeria

Konecranes, a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses, has won an order for 20 RTG cranes from APMT’s West Africa Container Terminal in East Nigeria.  The Konecranes RTGs on order are diesel-driven, 16-wheel machines stacking 1-over-5 high and 7 containers + truck lane wide. They are equipped with Active Load Control, Auto-steering and Auto-TOS reporting. The […]

26/02/2020 - 17:34 pm

Konecranes wins crane move and recommissioning contract in Italy

Yilport Holding has chosen Konecranes to refurbish and bring back into service 23 cranes as part of its plan to create a new and important Mediterranean shipping hub at Taranto Port. Yilport won a 49-year concession from Italian authorities in 2019 to operate Taranto, located in the south eastern part of the country. The Turkish […]

15/01/2020 - 11:13 am

Konecranes wins services agreement with GE Power in France

Konecranes has won an agreement with GE Power to provide services covering 264 cranes and jibs that will help the global energy leader bolster operations and improve efficiency at two locations in northern France. The deal includes MAINMAN Planned Maintenance, Routine Maintenance, assistance for compliance inspections and Consultation Services. Two Konecranes technicians will be on […]

29/10/2019 - 15:00 pm

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