Pic Cap: Photo credit: Photo provided by DP World

Groundbreaking hydrogen fuel cell RTG to use a Corvus ESS.

The DP World Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) Crane is part of a Vancouver Port investment to test an array of low and zero-emission technologies to achieve zero emissions by 2050. Corvus Energy has announced that it has been selected by TYCROP and their hydrogen technologies partner H2 Portable to supply the battery energy storage system […]

17/09/2023 - 11:18 am

Airport terminal expansion project takes flight.

America’s Portland International Airport, commonly referred to as PDX anticipates substantial growth over the next two decades. It is scaling up in preparation to better serve 35 million passengers annually by undergoing a main terminal expansion project – nearly doubling its size. A key component of this expansion is the construction of a new, seismically […]

03/08/2023 - 10:14 am

Airport terminal expansion project takes flight.

America’s Portland International Airport, commonly referred to as PDX anticipates substantial growth over the next two decades. It is scaling up in preparation to better serve 35 million passengers annually by undergoing a main terminal expansion project – nearly doubling its size. A key component of this expansion is the construction of a new, seismically […]

03/08/2023 - 10:11 am

Bathroom pod lifts made quicker with new modular system

A new modular system from Britlift is helping improve productivity for bathroom pod lifts in London. Rainbird Crane Services works predominantly in central London, specialising in lifts onto high rise buildings of prefab and modular units. It also has a machinery moving division, lifting and shifting industrial and mechanical equipment, as well as carrying out […]

17/07/2023 - 15:21 pm

Kohler engine gives Cela powerful hybrid

At an event in June called Demo Days engine manufacturer, Kohler, demonstrated its commitment to investing in a diverse energy future, providing solutions that meet different customer needs and showcasing stories from some of the customers who have chosen Kohler for quality, performance, and economic and environmental sustainability. Nino De Giglio, director of marketing communications […]

05/07/2023 - 12:10 pm

Bullet Express goes even greener

A member of the UK’s biggest pallet network, Bullet Express has been distributing, storing and shipping goods throughout the UK, Europe and worldwide for more than 30 years. At the same time, as one of the fastest growing distribution and logistics service providers in Scotland, it is also one of the most progressive, constantly identifying […]

06/06/2023 - 13:46 pm

CP&A’s seismic upgrade concept for ship-to-shore cranes

CP&A, which has been using nonlinear time history analysis (NLTHA) for research and engineering projects since 1991, offers a wide variety of heavy-duty industrial services, including procurement, specification, design, manufacturing review, modification, and accident investigation. BASIS is built on NLTHA and can protect the crane main structure from damage even in contingency level earthquakes. BASIS […]

06/06/2023 - 13:38 pm

Upgrading an obsolete, unreliable crane system

It is not uncommon to find overhead cranes that are more than 80 years old still in operation in industrial facilities today. However, this gives rise to a range of complex operating issues. Here’s how crane control specialist, MH Automation International and crane parts supplier CP Automation worked together to upgrade the crane control equipment […]

09/05/2023 - 11:44 am

Flawless ingot handling

The Iron age, which was an important leap in human civilization, started in 1200 BC. Despite the advances of human civilization, what we see, all around us, in the 21st Century after 2200 years is still heavily dependent on shaping iron and steel but obviously in a more advanced way. An ingot is a piece […]

09/05/2023 - 11:23 am

Automatic synchronisation for power plant lift  

Tradelossa, a Mexican company specialising in logistics solutions for ultra-heavy project cargo, oversized, manoeuvres and assemblies, has used its new Enerpac Super Boom Lift SBL1100 hydraulic gantry to install a 324-ton gas turbine at the Salamanca Combined Cycle Plant in Mexico. To accurately lift and position the gas turbine during construction of the 836 megawatt […]

13/04/2023 - 16:26 pm

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