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

Beyel Brothers and Dynamics Group help schools grow

During just five days of spring break in the US Dynamics Group Inc and Beyel Brothers Inc removed, transported, and installed 16 classroom buildings from two elementary schools to an Orange County, Florida high school. “We are glad to be able to support the continued growth of the 8th-largest school district in the nation,” said […]

11/04/2023 - 15:42 pm

K2 Marine Turns to Caldwell Posi-Turner for Load Rotation

After seeing the Posi-Turner in action at another boat plant, Bill Kenner, co-founder, K2 Marine, which owns BlackJack Boats and Frontier Boats, ordered a 2MP-180 Minimum Profile Posi-Turner from Caldwell’s representative, Riptide Sales and Service in Mississippi. The order took eight weeks to deliver, from customer inquiry to evaluation and qualifying, with concept drawings to […]

11/04/2023 - 15:29 pm

Caldwell spreader beam for Vita Load Navigator

The Caldwell Group Inc is manufacturing the spreader beam component of Vita Inclinata Technologies Inc.’s load navigator system. The propulsion (fan) driven product is a remotely operated, suspended load system that allows crane operation crews to precisely (to one degree) control and orient loads without guylines or being in the critical path of the load. […]

15/03/2023 - 15:03 pm

Spreader beams lift fire truck in Tokyo

Japanese-based lifting gear company, Nakamura Industry Co. Ltd. and their customer have successfully lifted a 21t fire truck using Modulift spreader beams from a port in Tokyo to a nearby island. Below-the-hook, Nakamura’s customer employed three Modulift spreader beams; one MOD 34 at a span of 6.5m attached using wire rope slings to the crane […]

28/02/2023 - 17:15 pm

BYD forklifts: the perfect recipe for Devenish

Said to offer super-fast charging and lower total cost of ownership than IC and lead acid battery alternatives, BYD’s range of zero-emission iron-phosphate battery-powered forklifts have proved to be the ‘perfect recipe’ for sustainable food products specialist Devenish in Northern Ireland. For intense operations such as that at Devenish’s Belfast facility, there’s an alternative to […]

28/02/2023 - 16:32 pm

Pick your own

As part of its strategy to streamline intralogistics processes and reduce the impact of the labour crisis on its business, Primafruit – a leading name in the fresh produce industry – has introduced a fleet of fully automated counterbalanced trucks from Toyota Material Handling’s Autopilot range at its Vale of Evesham-based production and storage facility. […]

14/02/2023 - 16:17 pm

Hoist & Winch installs lifting equipment in energy room

Hoist & Winch Ltd has recently completed a challenging project for one of the UK’s biggest construction companies involved in large-scale new home development projects. Faced with a demanding and highly technical brief, Hoist & Winch provided a turnkey lifting system solution to ensure complete success for its client. The requirement was to install a […]

06/12/2022 - 13:33 pm

R&M improves reliability for stainless steel producer

Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, Valbruna Slater Stainless, Inc (VSSI) is part of the Valbruna Group. Founded in 1925, Valbruna has 2500 employees and an annual output of approximately 250,000USt of specialty steels. Production is primarily focused on stainless steels and specialty alloys, such as nickel alloys and titanium long products. As part of […]

29/11/2022 - 15:59 pm

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