Jungheinrich expands Keller & Kalmbach warehouse

Keller & Kalmbach, a specialist in fasteners, fastening technology and intelligent C-parts management, is expanding the capacity of its central warehouse and distribution centre in Hilpoltstein, Bavaria, for the second time. Jungheinrich has been commissioned to build four new aisles in the carton warehouse there by the end of 2023, in addition to the six […]

09/08/2022 - 16:45 pm

Technology revitalises training  

Gerdau Metals Recycling increases effectiveness of operator training by employing CM Labs simulators. CM Labs Simulations, developer of Vortex training simulators, has delivered a complete suite of lifting and earthmoving simulator training programmes to Gerdau, one of the world’s largest steel producers and metals recyclers. Gerdau recycling centres are powered by a range of earthmoving […]

04/08/2022 - 16:27 pm

Cementing the benefits of specialist services

The varied and specialist services available from Hoist & Winch Ltd have benefitted a cement industry customer that was looking to replace a large rotor used in its production process. Thanks to the design, manufacturing, test, certification and installation services offered by Hoist & Winch, a cement works was able to avoid the long lead […]

03/08/2022 - 17:31 pm

Davit crane ideal for summer of exploration

A davit crane is making light work of lifting a dinghy for a boating enthusiast. Troy Zerveskes recently refurbished a 30ft Luhrs Express Fishing Boat, which is now docked in Newington, New Hampshire, USA. As part of the overhaul, he invested in a steel davit crane from Winona, Minnesota-based OZ Lifting Products. “I wanted to […]

06/07/2022 - 14:52 pm

Demag supplies system solution for automated material flow at Layher

Wilhelm Layher GmbH & Co KG, a world leader in the manufacture of scaffolding systems is planning to build a new production line in Güglingen-Cleebronn in the south-west of Germany and awarded a contract to Demag to design and implement the new automated crane and materials handling system, as well as the required safety equipment. […]

07/06/2022 - 08:17 am

Safer, faster and more cost-efficient wind turbine blade replacement

The wind energy market demands constant innovation from its supply chain, as Crosby Airpes’s craneless wind turbine rotor blade exchange system proves.   As wind farm operators meet unprecedented demand for new turbines, they must also maintain installed towers, nacelles, and other components. Central to that work is the removal and replacement of rotor blades, […]

24/05/2022 - 12:18 pm

D Turner & Son takes delivery of first Enerpac Mini Lift Gantry

The first Enerpac ML40 Mini-Lift Gantry has been delivered to D Turner & Son (Machinery Removal) in Rochdale, Lancashire, UK. Designed for installing or removing machinery in tight spaces, the self-contained mini gantry has all an operator needs for nearly any 50t lifting job using a standard 16amp 110V single phase power supply. “The ML40 […]

15/05/2022 - 15:13 pm

Jaso contributes to paper mill modernisation

Jaso Industrial Cranes, through its distributor Fives, participated in modernising the paper mill that Canadian company Domtar has in Windsor (Quebec). Domtar is one of the leading companies in the pulp and paper industry in Canada and the US, and has paper mills and offices distributed throughout North America. Specifically, the factory in Windsor required […]

10/05/2022 - 17:22 pm

Overhead cranes for Manitou production  

Manitou Group has chosen Sere Maintenance, a member of Europont and the SAV Verlinde network, to equip its new rough-terrain aerial platform production unit in Candé, Maine-et-Loire, France, with overhead cranes and lifting equipment. This 18,000sqm plant, which has been in operation since the end of 2021, is part of an overall plan to develop […]

10/05/2022 - 16:39 pm

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