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

New crane system for advanced automation supplier

Three 5USt capacity overhead cranes have been installed at a JR Automation/Setpoint facility where the design, engineering, and integration of robotic systems and custom amusement attractions occurs. Overhead crane and hoist manufacturer R&M Materials Handling Inc and its distributor Hoj Innovations, of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, combined to deliver a solution for a recent […]

04/05/2022 - 20:18 pm

Palazzani XTJ 52+ for the 225kV high voltage line

Broquiès is a small town located in Occitania, in the south of France, between the Pyrenees and the Cévennes. The town is surrounded by nature, including plateaus, mountains, hills, coasts, and rivers. The region is subject to landslides and mudslides, especially during heavy rain. In 2020, a landslide threatened to bring down an electricity pylon, […]

01/05/2022 - 09:29 am

Moon lander transporter tested and moved to Houston

A customised 2500lb. capacity transport cradle for a lunar lander, manufactured by The Caldwell Group Inc, has arrived in Houston. There, Intuitive Machines will complete the next stage of testing before the lander, Nova-C, will be sent to the Moon. When complete, the lunar lander requires highly customised transportation to NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre (KS) […]

21/04/2022 - 13:38 pm

Crane systems that suits

Niko Crane Systems SA (Niko) was given the job of designing a light crane system to cover the production line of a printing company when it moved into its new manufacturing facility in Daventry, UK. The company had outgrown its previous building and the new facility offered more space and the opportunity to design their […]

12/04/2022 - 11:57 am

The beverage industry is raising a glass to warehouse automation

With increasingly fickle consumers demanding new brands and flavours all the time, drink manufacturers are continuously looking to add to their product offerings. As a result, across the beverage industry, SKU (stock keeping unit) numbers have proliferated noticeably in recent years and this has left many manufacturers and distributors struggling to find the space needed […]

09/04/2022 - 13:04 pm

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LHI September 2022

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