Make mine a double

When it comes to impressive statistics and numbers, The Park is not short of these. The multi-award-winning manufacturing and blending plant in Avonmouth employs almost 400 people and produces 25 million 9 litre case equivalents of wine each year. The site is home to its 80,000sqm wine warehouse and distribution centre, the largest of its […]

01/03/2022 - 17:50 pm

Let Hoist & Winch lift the burden

Alongside its wide portfolio of lifting and handling equipment for sale, Hoist and Winch Ltd is currently promoting its extensive know-how and experience in the hire market. The company is experienced in turnkey hire projects involving air and electric-powered hoists, overseeing installation, commissioning, testing and certification tasks as part of a complete service package that […]

01/03/2022 - 17:08 pm

Rolling out efficiency  

Demag designs and implements automatic cranes for flexible and fast paper roll handling at Norske Skog’s plant in Golbey.   Paper manufacturer, Norske Skog, has awarded a contract to Demag to design and implement a fully automatic paper roll store at its location in Golbey, France. It is part of its ongoing conversion project at […]

25/02/2022 - 13:14 pm

Operating 24/7  

A specialist for the manufacture and maintenance of overhead cranes has developed a 40t overhead crane with a span of 34 meters for handling single moulds.   Heripret, partner of Verlinde and member of the after-sales and Europont networks, has designed, produced and installed a 40t overhead crane with a 25t auxiliary for handling 35t […]

25/02/2022 - 13:01 pm

Certex UK wins wind farm inspection contract

Doncaster, UK-based Certex UK has won a major three-year contract for inspection and maintenance of over 150 turbine generators across two wind farms. Certex was awarded the contract by Equinor, operator of the Dudgeon and Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast. The full scope of work covers the statutory inspection and maintenance […]

11/02/2022 - 17:54 pm

Heavy lifting with a light touch  

Jumbo-SAL-Alliance delivers comprehensive transportation solution for a mighty engineering challenge with a tight squeeze. After months of precision planning and engineering Jumbo Shipping, now part of Jumbo-SAL-Alliance, has carried out the tailor-made transportation of offshore platform modules including living quarters module, helideck and flare boom for client Kiewit Offshore Services. The Fairmaster and her crew […]

11/02/2022 - 17:31 pm

Sere Maintenance upgrades concrete handling at KP1

Sere Maintenance was approached by KP1, a French leader in prefabricated construction systems, for the design and manufacture of a custom-made overhead process crane for the transport and handling of concrete at one of its 20 production plants situated at Saint-Jacques de la Lande. KP1 is a building industry company, solidly anchored in local economies […]

10/01/2022 - 12:34 pm

Caldwell manufactures transportation frame for cryomodules

The Caldwell Group Inc has customised a lifting frame that will eventually be used during transatlantic transportation of cryomodules, likely during the summer of 2022. The 35.76ft (10.9m) long by 7.2ft (2.2m) wide by 7.7ft (2.35m) high steel frame, provided by Caldwell’s Illinois, USA-based distributor John Sakash Company, weighs 12,787lb unloaded and 40,345lb loaded. Cryomodules […]

07/01/2022 - 11:03 am

Enerpac’s EVO System set for ITER tokamak magnet lift in 2024

Enerpac hydraulic cylinders are set to have a key role in the final construction of the ITER fusion tokamak in 2024. On completion of assembly of the tokamak’s vacuum vessel sectors, nine cylinders now pre-installed at the bottom of the machine will lift a 11m diameter, 320t, circular poloidal magnet (PF6) into position at the […]

05/01/2022 - 11:57 am

CPA installs fall protection at aerospace facility

Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc (CPA) has designed and installed a bespoke fall protection system for a large commercial aeroplane supplier. CPA was contracted to integrate it with 67 separate bridge cranes that vary in capacity from 34 to 40USt and cover three million square feet. The galvanized chain-link (ASTM A392-07) installation allows crane operators […]

04/01/2022 - 13:22 pm

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LHI September 2022

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