BYD emission-free solution reduces forklift fleet size

When UK fruit packing business Cottage Farms switched its material handling fleet to BYD iron-phosphate battery-powered trucks, productivity levels were improved using a smaller number of machines, leading to considerable cost savings, as well as improved health and safety and a beneficial environmental impact. Cottage Farms is a privately-owned, second-generation, third-party packer of apples and […]

23/06/2020 - 13:42 pm

Hyster raises a glass to success

The Hyster Company has earned a spot on the Supply & Demand Chain Executive annual list of 100 top supply chain projects, for helping to increase the efficiency of the New Belgium Brewing Company’s keg line operations. In late 2015, the New Belgium Brewing Company opened the Asheville, North Carolina, USA location with a capacity […]

22/06/2020 - 18:43 pm

Container crane improves efficiency at freight terminal

Industrial manufacturer of motors and drives, WEG has helped Nedcranes to improve the efficiency and productivity of GVT Group of Logistics’ Railport Brabant terminal. According to Inbound Logistics 2019 Global Logistics Guide, the Netherlands is one of the world’s strongest logistics hubs for global trade connections. However, with around three quarters of freight transport managed […]

18/06/2020 - 13:13 pm

Caldwell beam lifts rebar cages on overpass project

The Caldwell Group Inc supplied a custom 75ft long, 50,000lb capacity beam for lifting 60 rebar cages at a highway project in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The two-piece beam is currently being used beneath the hook of a 275USt capacity Grove mobile crane to lift the large pier cap rebar cages, as required for concrete reinforcement during […]

02/06/2020 - 10:59 am

Inspection firm gets a lift with new automated reporting solution

One of Northern Ireland’s leading lifting inspection and engineering services firms has switched to CoreRFID. ITS Plant Tech, which counts RTE, Siemens Ireland and GE Energy among its clients, is deploying CoreRFID’s CheckedOK solution. Software consultancy, CoreRFID won the work because of its record of providing tailored solutions in the sector. CheckedOK enables equipment inspectors […]

26/05/2020 - 13:51 pm

Automated guided vehicles for respiratory equipment specialist

Respiratory equipment specialist, Dahlhausen Medizintechnik GmbH commissioned Jungheinrich to automate its pallet transport between the new incoming goods area and the existing logistics area at its location in Halberstadt, Germany. The aim is to transport the large volume of goods under controlled process conditions and efficiently over long stretches. Dahlhausen delivers a full range of […]

07/05/2020 - 11:26 am

A Genie S-85 boom lift navigates the chateau roof

Built in the 18th century in the region of Mayenne, North West France, near the small, historic village of Montenay, Basmaignée Castle requires regular upkeep, in particular with roof repairs and maintenance. A challenging, painstaking and, at times, hazardous task, performed at great height on difficult to access work zones. To complete the work at […]

06/05/2020 - 11:48 am

Keeping the water flowing

Ace World Companies brought Conductix-Wampfler in to be part of a massive undertaking to combat against the longstanding drought issue affecting Lake Mead. In 2015, the Southern Nevada Water Authority began a $650 million project to construct a low-level pumping station to ensure water can still be fed to southern Nevada even if Hoover Dam […]

28/04/2020 - 14:01 pm

Retrofit revitalises RTGs

Konecranes USA has successfully retrofitted its RTG cranes at the Port of Boston with the latest Konecranes RTG technology, including both drive and control system and smart feature retrofits. The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) owns and operates the Port of Boston, a vital economic asset for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The safety, efficiency, and productivity […]

21/04/2020 - 15:19 pm

EMH Crane custom engineers -40degC GE jet engine test site hoists

When EMH was contacted by Standard Aero, an international aircraft-engineering firm to help develop a unique Jet Engine Test Stand for a GE cold weather test facility; it was just another day at the office for Engineered Material Handling and its custom engineering hoist specialists. More specifically, EMH was asked to help custom design and […]

05/04/2020 - 17:51 pm

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