SPMT for Safer Spent Fuel Cask Transportation

Wheelift Systems, Waverly, Iowa, has highlighted safety and efficiency advantages of a new product designed for spent fuel cask transport and alignment for NUHOMS-type ISFSI installations (NUHOMS is the registered trademark of TransNuclear Inc. and its parent company, AREVA). The Wheelift Self-Propelled Modular Transporter (SPMT) reduces worker exposure by requiring fewer persons to operate, align […]

05/04/2011 - 04:00 am

ParkerStore Onsite Offers Customers Convenient Access to Hose Products

Parker Hannifin Corp., Cleveland, Ohio, announced the newly launched ParkerStore Onsite program, a mobile workspace stocked with inventory and equipment needed for cost-efficient hose assembly. Critical fluid connector products, hose fabrication tools, and other hydraulic system components are readily available in the ParkerStore Onsite container. The new mobile containers offer a convenient solution for customers […]

01/04/2011 - 04:00 am

World’s Largest 12-Strand Rope

Cortland, Anacortes, Wash., has claimed to have produced the world’s largest 12-strand rope for a European client, constructed on the giant 12-strand braiding machine using Cortland’s patented Plasma synthetic fiber. The rope will be used to create an enormous industrial lifting sling. This unique rope was created from more than 52,000 individual Plasma strands using Cortland’s […]

01/04/2011 - 04:00 am

Portable Aluminum Gantry Crane Takes Center Stage

Gorbel Inc. showcased its line of portable gantry cranes, including its new lightweight portable aluminum gantry crane, made from lightweight extruded aluminum for easy lifting at ProMat, which took place in Chicago, March 21-24, 2011. It is an ideal solution for localized lifting anywhere in a facility, according to the manufacturer. "Its portability makes it […]

29/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Columbus McKinnon Updates Lodestar Chain Hoist

Columbus McKinnon Corporation (CMCO) highlighted new features to the popular Lodestar electric chain hoist, including quieter operation, easier access to components, higher duty cycles, less maintenance, and enhanced safety features. CMCO also showcased its full service training options offering classroom and hands-on instruction in all areas of material handling, with a range of comprehensive programs […]

29/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Liebherr Unveils New Mobile Harbor Crane

Germany's Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH has expanded its range of mobile harbor cranes, presenting its new model LHM 420 at the TOC Europe 2011 container handling trade show and conference. The crane is the successor of the LHM 400 and bridges the gap between the LHM 550 and the LHM 280. The LHM 420 will be available […]

29/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Attendees Rate ICHC ProMat Huge Success

End users, manufacturers and distributors gathered at the Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference (ICHC), which was staged by Industrial Lift & Hoist (ILH) magazine and co-located at the ProMat trade show, Chicago, March 22, 2011. Manufacturers, builders, plant and facilities managers, fleet procurement officers, and production managers in charge of specifying, maintaining, and inspecting overhead […]

29/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Kalmar Launches Mid-Range Electric Forklifts in North America

Cargotec is now offering the Kalmar ECF50-90 Series electric pneumatic forklift featuring AC power to the North American market. The machine is an environmentally friendly alternative for end users lifting loads between 11,000 and 19,800 pounds, particularly for diesel-powered forklift users facing new regulations in 2012. Peter Olsson, Cargotec’s director of industrial sales in North […]

29/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Hyster Shows New Big Truck at ConExpo

Hyster Co., Greenville, N.C., showcased its Tier 4 H450HDS big truck, which meets the revised U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tier 4 Interim emissions standards for off-highway diesel engines, at ConExpo in Las Vegas, Nev., last week.The H450HDS, best suited for mining, general cargo, and lumber and steel mill applications, provides durability, reliability and increased maneuverability […]

28/03/2011 - 04:00 am

Georgia Port Authority Places Major Order with Konecranes

This month, the Georgia Port Authority (GPA) ordered 20 Konecranes rubber-tired gantry cranes and four Super Post Panamax ship-to-shore cranes from Konecranes. The deliveries start with the first RTGs in 2011 and continue with STS cranes during 2013. The value of the order was not made public. The Port of Savannah is the fastest growing […]

28/03/2011 - 04:00 am

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