Flexi technology delivers optimum storage capacity for Rico

Rico Logistics, the high quality industrial and parts fulfilment group, has maximised the storage capacity of its new warehouse facility on the outskirts of Birmingham by reconfiguring the internal lay-out of the site around a high-bay narrow aisle racking system served by a fleet of Flexi articulated lift trucks with a 14m lift height supplied […]

04/02/2020 - 15:10 pm

Minicrane lifts giant steel leopard sculpture

A Unic mini spider crane and a team of GGR Group’s skilled crane operators helped install an eye-catching centrepiece on Aberdeen’s historic “Coat of Arms” in Scotland. This beautiful steel leopard was created by internationally acclaimed sculptor Andy Scott was lifted into position by a 10t capacity Unic URW-1006 spider crane. “Poised” is made from […]

04/02/2020 - 15:04 pm

MGT place order for four Liebherr ship to shore container cranes.

Liebherr Container Cranes and Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT) have announced the signing of a contract for the supply of four large ship to shore (STS) container cranes to the Cast Container Terminal in Montreal, Canada. The Port of Montreal has experienced increased container traffic for a number of years and forecasts show that this […]

23/01/2020 - 11:39 am

Combilift’s heavyweight solution

Concrete is the foundation of the German company Tenwinkel GmbH & Co.KG, which develops and manufactures concrete counterweights, moulded parts and technical components and is the world leader in its market. Established over 60 years ago it continues to be a family run operation headed up by brothers Stefan and Markus Tenwinkel. Based not far […]

10/01/2020 - 15:20 pm

OZ Lifting Manual Brake Winches for Kayak Launch

Stainless steel manual brake winches from OZ Lifting Products LLC are an integral component of a patented kayak launch from Golden Boat Lifts. The Fort Myers, Florida-based marine products manufacturer installs the winches to control up and down movement as kayaks weighing up to 250lb. are lowered and raised from water. The 1000lb. capacity OZ1000BWSS […]

07/01/2020 - 14:24 pm

Star Platforms brings Merry Christmas to Merry Hill

Intu Merry Hill Shopping Centre in Dudley, UK puts on a spectacular display of decorations every Christmas and has hired UK powered access rental company, Star Platforms for the best part of 20 years to help facilitate this.  Spanning over 1,671,000sqft and two floors, the shopping centre is home to a retail park with more […]

17/12/2019 - 18:17 pm

Production takes off with workstation crane

Working with its dealer, Lloyds British, Metreel has secured an order to supply a 1000kg SWL Powered Travel Met-Track Workstation Bridge Crane to a blue chip aerospace manufacturer. The end user was so impressed with the product, it has ordered a second identical system for use in a parallel production line. Using steel A-frames to […]

17/12/2019 - 10:58 am

RSS Provides Lifting and Rigging Gear to Install Test Vessel

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd (RSS) installed a 50t test vessel at a specialist manufacturer of military, nuclear and oil and gas equipment in mid-Scotland this month. A supplier of lifting and rigging equipment and related services, RSS fulfilled the contract for the undisclosed customer, working a prolonged shift to oversee the installation of the […]

16/12/2019 - 15:00 pm

Platform for nuclear reactor refurbishment

Montreal-based AGF Access Group has been awarded a sub-contract by Aecon to fabricate two customised Winsafe upper feeder platforms for the Bruce Power’s Major Component Replacement (MCR), a project that involves the refurbishment of six nuclear reactor units.  The two suspended platforms, based on a modular concept, will be used to provide access inside the […]

11/12/2019 - 15:59 pm

RUD ROV Hooks for Subsea Installations

Subsea construction often requires specialised equipment and Oceaneering International used four 10-tonne capacity remotely operated vehicle (ROV) hooks supplied by RUD recently, to fulfill two major subsea contracts in the Gulf of Mexico. Oceaneering was contracted by a major offshore oil and gas company to deploy six LBL array Compatt frames (a transponder used for […]

09/12/2019 - 09:57 am

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