R&M improves reliability for stainless steel producer

Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, Valbruna Slater Stainless, Inc (VSSI) is part of the Valbruna Group. Founded in 1925, Valbruna has 2500 employees and an annual output of approximately 250,000USt of specialty steels. Production is primarily focused on stainless steels and specialty alloys, such as nickel alloys and titanium long products. As part of […]

29/11/2022 - 15:59 pm

Modulift tests giant 2000t spreader beam at 30m

Modulift, a market-leading manufacturer of modular spreader beams, has recently finished testing  an MOD 1100/2000t modular spreader beam. Currently the largest supplied standard beam in the Modulift range, with a lifting capacity of 2000t, the MOD 1100 has been ordered by a Belgian client for offshore monopile installations. The 30m-long beam comes complete with DNV […]

22/11/2022 - 12:59 pm

Whisper-quiet beverage logistics  

The traditional Bavarian beer brewed by Hofbräuhaus Traunstein is loaded onto the delivery truck with the same care and expertise with which it is made. The truck mounted forklift F3 151 with Silent Pack from Palfinger enables the safe, quiet and user-friendly delivery of a key Bavarian product. For more than 400 years, Hofbräuhaus Traunstein […]

15/11/2022 - 13:45 pm

Quick turnaround helps Britlift strengthen client relationship

Notus Contract Lifting has over 60 years’ combined experience delivering contract lifting solutions. The company specialises in ensuring that lifting requirements are executed safely and in line with a project’s operational and commercial demands. As a fully independent business, Notus can offer each customer a completely unbiased, evidence-based technical proposal, meaning the correct equipment is […]

11/11/2022 - 15:07 pm

Osprey boosts heavy lift capability

Osprey Group, one of the UK’s leading specialist logistics firms, has invested in an Enerpac JS-250 Jack-Up system with a lifting capacity of 1000t. The 4-tower JS-250 is a compact and easily transportable solution suitable for many infrastructure and industrial projects. The multi-point, synchronous lifting system enables lifts to a height of 10m, with the […]

09/11/2022 - 15:52 pm

R&M supports craft beer brewing solution

An overhead crane from R&M Materials Handling is helping one of America’s leading craft breweries with a custom beer-making process. Created in 1997, Founders Brewing now ranks among the top 10 largest craft breweries in the USA. It is located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan with an additional brewing facility and taproom in Detroit. The […]

08/11/2022 - 15:24 pm

Testing the load

Two Modulift spreader beams were used to perform a 2420t load test by Modulift’s partner Liftek International in Dubai. Based in Poole, Dorset, UK, Modulift, a market-leading manufacturer of modular spreader beams, was recently involved in an exceptionally heavy load test in Dubai. Two MOD 1000 spreader beams were used in a crucifix configuration to […]

19/10/2022 - 19:22 pm

Crane motors with exactly replicated interfaces

Menzel Elektromotoren has manufactured four crane motors with the exact electrical and mechanical interfacing positions of a make that is no longer available today. The new slip ring motors based on a cost-efficient motor series will drive hoists on overhead cranes in a Chilean cement plant. Since standard motors do not fit the existing positions […]

11/10/2022 - 17:24 pm

Britlift provides extra precision for HS2 projects

More precise spreader beams have enabled complex lifting operations for a contractor working on HS2. The HS2 is Britain’s new high speed rail line being built from London to the North-West, with HS2 trains linking the biggest cities in Scotland, Manchester, Birmingham and London. It is the largest infrastructure project in Europe and said to […]

21/09/2022 - 15:02 pm

Britlift backs world water speed record attempt

Lifting equipment specialist Britlift is supporting an attempt to break the outright world water speed record for the fastest boat in the world. Longbow, a pure thrust jet hydroplane, is currently under construction on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire and aims to become the fastest vessel on water. The record currently stands at 317mph, set in 1978 by […]

13/09/2022 - 15:15 pm

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