Modulift builds spreader beam with 2000t lift capacity

Safe Lifting Europe BV a Dutch rental company specialising in heavy lifting, has taken delivery of a modular spreader beam able to lift a 2000t load, which it commissioned Modulift to design and manufacture. Known for product innovation, Modulift managed the entire process led by its experienced team of in-house engineers. From full design specification […]

26/03/2021 - 11:28 am

Combilifts are a highlight for HAI 

Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI) employs a workforce of 1600 at its eight sites in Europe, and the company’s activities include supplying high-tech aluminium profiles and finished components as well as employing highly efficient recycling processes. It is now using three multidirectional forklifts from the Irish manufacturer Combilift, which ensure the safer and more efficient handling […]

22/03/2021 - 08:39 am

RSS completes beam, frame proof load tests

UK company, Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) Ltd, has proof load tested two 140t capacity truss lifting beams (frames) at crane rental firm Cramscene’s heavy lift division in Morley, West Yorkshire. RSS, a lifting and rigging equipment and services company, accepted a scope of work from Sheffield-based TFL Responsive Engineering Ltd., which delivers engineering services, […]

18/03/2021 - 10:04 am

BYD wins environment award with Cottage Farms

A UK fruit processing site operating a range of zero-emission BYD forklift trucks has won the Environment category of The Logistics Awards. Kent-based Cottage Farms, a fruit processor which supplies a household-name grocery chain with fresh apples and pears from local and overseas growers, won the prestigious accolade after demonstrating to the judging panel how […]

10/03/2021 - 16:37 pm

DLM tensionmeters for Jan de Nul crane vessel

Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd (DLM), of Southampton, UK has provided eight bespoke Running Line Monitors (RLMs) for Jan de Nul’s 236.8m-long Les Alizés, a next generation, 5000t capacity floating installation crane vessel, currently being built in China. DLM, a specialist in the design, manufacture, repair and calibration of load cells and load monitoring equipment, […]

10/03/2021 - 16:11 pm

World-first 5G-controlled intermodal cranes

A new intermodal terminal in Fényeslitke, Hungary, is set to become one of the largest and most modern terminals in Europe. The innovative crane technology for this comes from Kuenz, a market leader for intermodal container cranes. East-West Intermodal Logistics Ltd has 125 hectares of land at its disposal in Fényeslitke, Hungary, near the Ukrainian […]

14/02/2021 - 17:40 pm

Bowker orders new Flexi fleet for its Selby facility

Bowker Group, one of the UK’s leading independent third party logistics (3PL) service operators, has ordered a new fleet of Flexi articulated warehouse trucks designed and built in the UK by Narrow Aisle Ltd. The Flexi truck fleet will go into service at the Bowker distribution centre facility at Selby, Yorkshire. In addition to the […]

14/02/2021 - 17:14 pm

Delivering lifting solutions

Delivering lifting solutionsA leading International parcel delivery service provider needed a solution to help their operatives transfer maintenance plant and tooling from the basement level to the ground floor of their facility through a roller shutter door. The only access prior to installation of the jib crane was from stairs. It was clear that any […]

14/02/2021 - 14:42 pm

Enerpac lifts Waste-to-Energy project in UAE

Leading Turkish heavy lifting company, Hareket, relied upon Enerpac strand jacks to install superheater and vaporisation modules at the first United Arab Emirates waste-to-energy (WTE) facility in Sharjah. Generating up to 30MW of electricity, the facility will contribute to Sharjah’s effort to achieve, ‘zero waste-to-landfill,’ and the UAE to meeting its 2021 goal of diverting […]

02/02/2021 - 13:56 pm

DLM weighs turbine blades at MHI Vestas

Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd. (DLM), of Southampton, UK has provided a wireless weighing solution for MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s facility at nearby Fawley. MHI Vestas needed an accurate way of measuring the weight of their 80m long turbine blades (the length of nine London buses back-to-back) at both the root and the tip upon […]

02/02/2021 - 13:43 pm

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