The BLG Logistics Group is investing in an automated guided vehicle (AGV) system from Jungheinrich at its Bremen site. Two ERC 213a automated trucks will take over the supply and disposal of materials for a coating line in the Bremen logistics centre, from which BLG provides comprehensive services for the automotive sector. The order represents […]
On behalf of TechnipFMC, Jumbo Offshore successfully completed the first phase of work on Energean’s Karish gas field, offshore Israel, in October. Jumbo’s scope of work included transport and installation of 14 suction piles (part of a 14-point FPSO (floating production storage and offloading) mooring system), a tie-in manifold and a 24in deepwater gas sales […]
German company, Feintool System Parts Obertshausen GmbH is a specialist in highly sophisticated components in the automotive industry for conventional and hybrid drives. It has commissioned Jungheinrich to build an automated narrow-aisle warehouse at its facility in Obertshausen. The warehouse capacity totals 3456 rack storage locations for pallets. The shelving system in the 42m long […]
Modulift have designed, manufactured and delivered two custom lifting frames for the High Speed 2 (HS2) project in just six weeks. Their team of engineers were asked to provide a bespoke lifting solution that would lift high speed railcar panels in two separate locations. The first lifting frame is being used at Southampton Docks […]
ATS Cranes, official Verlinde distributor in Qatar, has supplied two motorised 1.25t jib cranes for the maintenance of the drinking water pumping station of the large Internal Security Forces (ISF) camp project at Al Duhail near Doha. When it launches in 2025, ISF expects to host a population of almost 20,000 residents and employees across […]
Freres Lumber Co Inc is using a custom below-the-hook attachment, manufactured by Caldwell, to lift long lumber loads at its Mass Ply Panel (MPP) facility in Lyons, Oregon, USA. The 15USt capacity, 53ft long, motorised, rotary leg lumber lifter handles lamellas (thin layers/plates) of structural composite lumber, used to manufacture MPP products. It is attached […]
Off the coast of Norwalk in Connecticut, USA, the Böcker trailer crane AHK 36 was used for a repair and restoration project at Peck Ledge Lighthouse. At this unusual location in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, the crane assisted in the assembly of steel frames, the delivery of material and the removal of old material. Because […]
Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has designed, fabricated and installed four bespoke fall restraint systems at Tata Steel, Port Talbot, Wales. The solution consists of eight bespoke fall restraint posts, designed and fabricated by Gemmak Engineering, part of the RSS Group, and four MSA Latchways fall protection systems that, in combination with full body […]
Two years ago, Jungheinrich presented the ETV 216i to the public for the first time. At that time, it was believed to be the world’s first truck with a novel lithium-ion battery concept. Now, Jungheinrich has dispatched the 1000th ETV 216i. In Italy, the Penny Market food chain relies entirely on lithium-ion technology this includes […]
OceanX recently launched a new, one-of-a-kind scientific research, media production, and exploration vessel – the OceanXplorer. With a range of tailor-made equipment, Palfinger’s marine business is one of the major suppliers onboard the world’s most advanced research vessel. Sverre Mowinckel-Nilsen, sales director of Palfinger’s marine and handling solutions says, “Our skilled engineers worked closely with […]
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In this month's issue
Face Time: Jim Colvin, of Serious Labs.
Pick-and-carry cranes – a green solution.
The Insider: Chris Machut, CEO at crane camera company Netarus LLC.