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

Interlock system keeps parts flying between stations

Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc (CPA) was contracted by a large commercial aeroplane manufacturer to design a system to be carry parts between bridge cranes and workstations. The bridge cranes pick up the parts from a workstation and take them to the next workstation on the assembly line. The automated manufacturing process was for a […]

09/11/2021 - 15:07 pm

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LHI November/December 2022

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