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

GGR Group hits new heights with Galizia GF180 sale

GGR Group, a  leading UK lifting solutions and plant specialist, is celebrating after securing the first UK sale of a Galizia GF180, delivered to Sangwin Plant Hire at the Vertikal Days exhibition 22-23 September 2021. With more than 20 years experience in the manufacture of pick-and-carry cranes, Galizia has long been the supplier of choice […]

28/09/2021 - 14:52 pm

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems orders 14 Demag process cranes

Demag Cranes & Components has received an order for the supply of 14 process cranes from the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems shipyard to be installed in new production facilities in Kiel, Germany. This is a true milestone project for Marine Systems since it intends to develop the site into an international centre of excellence for building submarines. Construction of the facilities […]

14/09/2021 - 14:30 pm

Goeyvaerts orders two Konecranes Generation 6 Mobile Harbour Cranes

Belgium’s Goeyvaerts-R bvba (Goeyvaerts) has ordered two new eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbour Cranes for its growing rental fleet across ports in the Netherlands and Belgium. The order, booked in July, will be handed over in November 2021. Goeyvaerts, a longtime Konecranes customer, is a family-owned crane rental company its customers include startups […]

09/09/2021 - 10:48 am

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

LGH makes 520t hydraulic Hi-Force cylinder investment

LGH, one of the UK’s leading lifting equipment rental companies, has further ramped up its capability in the infrastructure and construction rental market by investing in high capacity Hi-Force 520t hydraulic cylinders. The low height, lock ring, single-acting cylinders are primarily aimed at the bridge building and repair sector but will also augment its capability […]

22/06/2021 - 13:36 pm

Liebherr LHM 800 takes Veemnatie to new heights

Liebherr has delivered the largest crane from its portfolio of mobile harbour cranes to Veemnatie’s new terminal in Antwerp, Belgium. Veemnatie NV is launching a new dry bulk terminal in the Port of Antwerp. Veemnatie NV, a joint venture between 5de Havendok NV and Steinweg Belgium, has converted its terminal in the Port of Antwerp […]

15/06/2021 - 13:32 pm

Tropical Shipping orders new Kalmar reachstackers and straddle carriers

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will supply American cargo and logistics operator Tropical Shipping with two Kalmar Gloria reachstackers and three Kalmar diesel-electric straddle carriers. The order is scheduled to be delivered in Q4 2021. Part of the Saltchuk family of companies, Tropical Shipping is a leader in quality, on-time transportation solutions. From Canada to South […]

25/05/2021 - 14:05 pm

Goitese Trasporti collects its first JF545

Jekko’s JF545 articulated crane is the newest member of the Goitese Trasporti fleet, a Mantuan, Italian company with more than 40 years experience in the transport and lifting industry. Its new JF545, is painted in the Goitese livery and is a full-feature model. Its options include an aerial work platform, vacuum lifters for glass panes […]

22/05/2021 - 09:30 am

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