Five more Kalmar AutoRTGs for Dublin Ferryport Terminals

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement with Dublin Ferryport Terminals (DFT) to extend the Kalmar AutoRTG system at the terminal with five new AutoRTG cranes over the next two years, with the delivery of the first machines scheduled to be completed during Q1 of 2022. Part of the container and terminal division of […]

31/08/2021 - 10:45 am

Linamar and Skyjack wrap up Covid-19 clinic after successful vaccination campaign

Linamar Corporation together with its Skyjack division has completed operations at its vaccination clinic in Guelph, Canada, following an efficient launch that saw more than 56,000 vaccines administered in the fight against Covid-19. “We’re very happy with how the clinic ran from start to finish,” said Skyjack president, Ken McDougall. “Our Linamar and Skyjack teams, […]

17/08/2021 - 12:32 pm

Merritts invest £250k in 16t capacity pick-and-carry crane

Heavy machinery moving company, Joseph Merritt Group Plc based in East Midlands, UK, has taken delivery of a new fully electric JMG MC-160 pick-and-carry cabin cruiser crane. The £250,000 investment will further develop the company’s service offering, enabling it to meet the specialist demands of machinery manufacturers, agents, distributors, and manufacturing companies, and will secure […]

17/08/2021 - 11:58 am

Largest ever Combilift C-Series forklift delivered

Combilift has delivered the largest multidirectional forklift to come off its production lines so far to modular data centre manufacturer BladeRoom. The giant 30t capacity C30,000 truck is now in operation at BladeRoom’s factory in Gloucestershire, UK, where it is ensuring the efficient handling of components for its server rooms, as well as the finished […]

17/08/2021 - 11:41 am

Changes to Konecranes leadership

Konecranes president and CEO Rob Smith has decided to leave the company. He will leave Konecranes on 31 December 2021. The company’s CFO, Teo Ottola, who also serves as deputy CEO, will be acting as the interim CEO from 1 January 2022 until the completion of the planned merger between Konecranes and Cargotec Corporation (the […]

06/08/2021 - 07:31 am

Lifting Products to manufacture GIS crane systems in the UK

UK-based Lifting Products Limited will provide a full line of slewing jib cranes, light crane systems, and crane track from Swiss manufacturer GIS AG. Lifting Products will receive jib crane and other parts from Schötz, Lucerne, but will manufacture the range for the first time in the UK. GIS-owned Lift Turn Move (LTM), meanwhile, a […]

04/08/2021 - 11:02 am

France’s largest wind power project in Brittany relies on Jaso Cranes

Jaso Cranes has supplied two double-girder gantries to move the ferrules of the 62 turbines of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, which will generate power for 835,000 people. Iberdrola’s offshore wind farm in Saint-Brieuc, the operational phase of which is scheduled for 2023, will become the largest offshore wind power project in Brittany, France. Located […]

03/08/2021 - 13:52 pm

Noblelift announces California branch expansion

Noblelift North America, a manufacturer of material handling equipment for more than 20 years will open its second US location in Ontario, California by 1 September 2021, for inventory and equipment sales. “We are excited about our newest California branch to help fulfill equipment sales, fulfill shipments, and by providing an efficient stocking position,” said […]

03/08/2021 - 13:46 pm

DLM invests in hire fleet

Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd. (DLM), of Southampton, UK continues to reinvest in its hire fleet, as demand grows for short- and mid-term use of products such as its running line monitors (RLMs). DLM’s standard range of RLMs (15t, 60t, 200t capacity) are designed specifically for harsh marine-type environments. They are typically used in cable […]

03/08/2021 - 13:42 pm

GGR Group confirms new partnership with AlmaCrawler

GGR Group, Britain’s leading lifting solutions specialist, has been announced as the official UK dealer partner for AlmaCrawler’s material handling Multi-Loader line. Founded in 2013, AlmaCrawler is  one of Italy’s leading specialists in providing of self-levelling crawler lifts. AlmaCrawler’s Multi-Loader line is its next generation crawler carrier, equipped with bi-levelling system and radio remote controls, […]

31/07/2021 - 15:30 pm

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LHI October 2021

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