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

Palfinger anticipates a record year

The Palfinger Group’s revenue climbed 10% year-on-year in the first three quarters of 2019, increasing from €1182.6 million to E€1300.6 million and reaching another record level in this reporting period. EBITDA saw double-digit growth of 18.7%, rising from €147.6 million to €175.1 million. While this improvement is a reflection of the Group’s solid business performance, it also […]

29/10/2019 - 09:54 am

Barnhart still growing after 50 years

Barnhart Crane and Rigging Co is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. It is still a family concern: having been launched by Dick and Nancy Barnhart in 1969 as Barnhart Construction Company and is now headed-up by their son, CEO Alan Barnhart. Alan Barnhart recalls his father taking himself and his brother Eric to Pennsylvania […]

22/10/2019 - 11:51 am

Lord Bamford opens new JCB Germany HQ 

JCB Chairman Lord Bamford has officially opened a new headquarters (HQ) for one of its most important European businesses in an investment worth around £50 million. JCB Germany, which was founded in 1965, is now operating from a new facility on a 12 acre site in Cologne following one of the biggest investments in JCB’s history. The […]

21/10/2019 - 18:35 pm

Kalmar Service for Pulp Mill

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a performance-based service contract with Metsä Fibre covering their Kemi pulp mill in north-western Finland. The agreement was booked in Cargotec’s 2019 Q2 order intake and will come into effect at the beginning of Q4 2019. Metsä Fibre produces pulp, sawn timber and other bio-products for growing markets and […]

18/10/2019 - 12:18 pm

Lifteurop promotes sustainability

Lifteurop – part of the Alipa Group – has been implementing an internal environmental policy for several years. The company has implemented a series of measures to encourage its employees to adopt an eco-responsible approach. Michèle Detaille, managing director of the Alipa Group says, “In corporate terms, Sustainable Development means being profitable in order to […]

03/09/2019 - 09:19 am

Alex Hopper joins Straightpoint’s Inside Sales Team

Portsmouth, UK-based force measurement equipment manufacturer Straightpoint (SP), a Crosby Group company, has added Alex Hopper to its inside sales team. Hopper, who will be based at the company’s Havant, Hampshire facility, joins Lauren Johnson, sales and customer support executive, in the inside sales team, and reports to David Ayling, global business development director for […]

03/09/2019 - 07:54 am

Scotload Launches International Delivery for Online Customers

Load monitoring specialists Scotload – part of James Fisher and Sons plc – has launched global shipping through its online store: Scotload-direct.com. This enables customers to order load cells quickly and easily, delivering high-end solutions to any location straight off the shelf. With customer experience at the forefront, the site now provides real-time stock status […]

28/08/2019 - 14:03 pm

Pettibone X-Series Service School Offers Hands-On Training for Dealers

Pettibone/Traverse Lift LLC has launched a new X-Series Service School programme to provide live, in-person machine training opportunities for members of its dealer network. Hosted by Pettibone dealers at various regional locations, the service school is specifically focused on Pettibone’s next generation X-Series Extendo and Traverse telehandlers. The X-Series Service School consists of one-day sessions […]

28/08/2019 - 12:20 pm

Mobile First a Priority for Skyjack’s New Website

Skyjack has launched a fully revamped website www.skyjack.com. The new portal was designed with a combination of new technology, international audiences, and mobile first roles in mind. Chantal Theoret, global marketing communications manager at Skyjack said, “Staying true to Skyjack’s ethos of simple reliability, our website has been highly regarded for some time now but, […]

26/08/2019 - 06:15 am

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