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

Dunkirk spirit

Dorian, one of Dunkirk’s little ships, has been in restoration in Southampton, UK, since 2011. With the work now complete, the ship, which weighs 9.7t, was lifted back into the sea and is now ready to attend the Return of Dunkirk, an event to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Operation Dynamo in May 2020. A […]

03/04/2020 - 13:30 pm

Make the lift and keep your distance

Maintaining efficiency with a limited or restricted workforce has never been more important. With the widespread impact of COVID-19, many companies have temporarily closed their doors or made changes for personal safety, including employees working from home to help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus. Essential businesses, however, that have been deemed critical to […]

02/04/2020 - 15:53 pm

Three overhead cranes for a new pumping station in Ecuador

Spain-based Jaso Industrial Cranes has carried out a turnkey project for Acciona in the city of Guayaquil, which will help improve the city’s sanitary sewer system Acciona, a company that provides sustainable solutions worldwide, has chosen Jaso cranes for the construction of the new La Pradera Pumping Station (EBAR) which will form part of the […]

31/03/2020 - 12:30 pm

Automate inspections

A leading UK provider of inspection solutions for the lifting and hoist industries, CoreRFID, has delivered an automated system for one a large lifting equipment supplier based in Nottinghamshire, UK. CoreRFID has customised its software solutionCheckedOK for Catena’s business processes. Catena purchased the entire suite of CheckedOK modules, which records results of inspections from engineers working remotely […]

30/03/2020 - 20:48 pm

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May 2020

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