Auto RMGs enter service at CSX Intermodal in North Carolina

Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd has handed over three fully automated, rail mounted gantry cranes to the CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Terminal (CCX) in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, USA. The cabinless RMGs have been supplied with Liebherr Remotem operator Stations (ROS) for supervised moves and exception handling. The widespan Liebherr RMGs have a span of 165ft […]

12/01/2022 - 17:02 pm

Rentem buys 53 Snorkel electric scissor lifts

Nuremberg, Germany-based rental company, Rentem has taken delivery of 53 custom-painted Snorkel electric slab scissor lifts. This most recent order includes Snorkel S3215E, S3219E, S3226E, S4726E, S4732E models, as well as Snorkel’s new S4740E electric scissor lifts. The units were manufactured at Snorkel’s facility in the United Kingdom and finished with Snorkel’s industry-leading dual coat […]

10/01/2022 - 13:10 pm

Acciaierie d’Italia orders of four electric Liebherr LPS 800s

A leading steel manufacturer in Italy, Acciaierie d’Italia has signed a contract with Liebherr for four new LPS 800 portal cranes for handling raw materials for steel production. The LPS 800 is the strongest and largest portal crane in the Liebherr portfolio. The four units are 100% electrically driven so enable emission-free bulk handling. They […]

07/12/2021 - 13:29 pm

Kalmar’s straddle carrier technology enhances Kingston Freeport Terminal

Kalmar has signed a contract to supply the Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL) with four diesel-electric straddle carriers for use at its terminal in Kingston, Jamaica. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2021 Q4 order intake with delivery scheduled to be completed during Q3 2022. KFTL is a strategic transhipment hub in the Caribbean, located […]

01/12/2021 - 15:52 pm

Twenty push-around scissors for Smiths Hire

Smiths Hire is pushing forward with a recent investment in twenty Snorkel S3010P push-around scissor lifts. The units, which were manufactured at Snorkel’s facility in Washington, Tyne and Wear, UK, were delivered to Smiths Hire on 12 November and immediately deployed in its hire fleet. Scott McCall of Snorkel UK handed over the units to […]

23/11/2021 - 12:51 pm

Eurotransit orders Konecranes RMGs for Kazakhstan terminal

The Eurotransit Group of Companies (Eurotransit) in Kazakhstan has ordered two Konecranes Rail-Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes for its new intermodal terminal under construction in Dostyk, near the border with China. The order was booked in August 2021 and the cranes will be delivered in Q4 2022. In addition to the intermodal terminal under construction, Eurotransit […]

09/11/2021 - 15:23 pm

Ainscough selects new generation Valla crane

Machinery moving and installation specialist Ainscough Industrial Services has taken delivery of a new generation 21t Manitex Valla 210R  crane – the very first to come off the production line. The industrial crane was sold to Ainscough Industrial Services by Manitex Valla Cranes’ UK and Ireland distributor, Hird. It is one of the first machines […]

09/11/2021 - 15:13 pm

Lithiums for Loxam

Loxam Denmark has invested in eight Snorkel lithium compact rough terrain scissors from Ahern Denmark. The order included four Snorkel S3370RTE and four Snorkel S3970RTE, which were manufactured by Snorkel in the UK, and feature Loxam’s distinctive red and grey livery in a long-lasting dual-coat powder paint finish. The scissor lifts were delivered to Ahern […]

01/11/2021 - 17:50 pm

Mukran Port relies on Liebherr on the new Silk Road

Following a period of rental, Mukran Port Terminals GmbH at the Port of Sassnitz has purchased its third Liebherr mobile harbour crane, type LHM 550. With a maximum lifting capacity of 144t, the machine offers a wide range of applications. This is the sixth Liebherr mobile harbour crane in Sassnitz. This means that the port […]

26/10/2021 - 13:03 pm

Caldwell expands Bystronic laser fleet

The Caldwell Group has added a second Bystronic laser machine to its steel service centre. The BySmart cutting system was installed in August alongside a smaller BySpeed unit, as the manufacturer of lifting and rigging equipment continues to invest in state-of-the-art, Swiss-made sheet lasers, tube lasers, and press breaks. Both machines can cut up to […]

28/09/2021 - 15:19 pm

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