Towering success

Earlier this winter, the countryside of Novagli di Montichiari in Brescia, Italy was the backdrop to a spectacular maintenance operation carried out by a Genie ZX-135/70 articulated boom lift, on an aqueduct. The contractor, Perico Renato SrL Costruzioni Edili (Perico Renato), carefully planned the job to the smallest detail and was helped on site by […]

27/01/2021 - 14:29 pm

Keeping safety on the rails

Serious Labs, a global leader in virtual reality (VR) heavy equipment training simulators and blended learning solutions, has announced a pilot of its mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) operator training simulator with Align JV, a joint venture of three leading construction companies delivering the Central 1 portion of HS2. Central 1 includes a 3.37km viaduct, […]

25/01/2021 - 19:04 pm

Jungheinrich’s automated solution for the BLG Logistics Group

The BLG Logistics Group is investing in an automated guided vehicle (AGV) system from Jungheinrich at its Bremen site. Two ERC 213a automated trucks will take over the supply and disposal of materials for a coating line in the Bremen logistics centre, from which BLG provides comprehensive services for the automotive sector. The order represents […]

12/01/2021 - 12:29 pm

Jumbo installs Karish FPSO mooring system and breaking its deep-water record.

On behalf of TechnipFMC, Jumbo Offshore successfully completed the first phase of work on Energean’s Karish gas field, offshore Israel, in October. Jumbo’s scope of work included transport and installation of 14 suction piles (part of a 14-point FPSO (floating production storage and offloading) mooring system), a tie-in manifold and a 24in deepwater gas sales […]

28/12/2020 - 11:29 am

Feintool orders automated narrow-aisle warehouse from Jungheinrich

German company, Feintool System Parts Obertshausen GmbH is a specialist in highly sophisticated components in the automotive industry for conventional and hybrid drives. It has commissioned Jungheinrich to build an automated narrow-aisle warehouse at its facility in Obertshausen. The warehouse capacity totals 3456 rack storage locations for pallets. The shelving system in the 42m long […]

11/12/2020 - 12:39 pm
Modulift HS2

Modulift delivers custom 25t lifting frames for High Speed 2 

Modulift have designed, manufactured and delivered two custom lifting frames for the High Speed 2 (HS2) project in just six weeks.   Their team of engineers were asked to provide a bespoke lifting solution that would lift high speed railcar panels in two separate locations. The first lifting frame is being used at Southampton Docks […]

03/12/2020 - 15:54 pm
ATS Cranes Verlinde Qatar

ATS delivers Verlinde cranes to Internal Security Forces project in Qatar

ATS Cranes, official Verlinde distributor in Qatar, has supplied two motorised 1.25t jib cranes for the maintenance of the drinking water pumping station of the large Internal Security Forces (ISF) camp project at Al Duhail near Doha. When it launches in 2025, ISF expects to host a population of almost 20,000 residents and employees across […]

03/12/2020 - 15:43 pm

Freres Lumber uses Caldwell rotary leg lumber lifter

Freres Lumber Co Inc is using a custom below-the-hook attachment, manufactured by Caldwell, to lift long lumber loads at its Mass Ply Panel (MPP) facility in Lyons, Oregon, USA. The 15USt capacity, 53ft long, motorised, rotary leg lumber lifter handles lamellas (thin layers/plates) of structural composite lumber, used to manufacture MPP products. It is attached […]

02/12/2020 - 12:44 pm

Trailer crane supports restoration of lighthouse

Off the coast of  Norwalk in Connecticut, USA, the Böcker trailer crane AHK 36 was used for a repair and restoration project at Peck Ledge Lighthouse. At this unusual location in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, the crane assisted in the assembly of steel frames, the delivery of material and the removal of old material. Because […]

25/11/2020 - 13:26 pm

RSS installs fall restraint systems at steel facility

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has designed, fabricated and installed four bespoke fall restraint systems at Tata Steel, Port Talbot, Wales. The solution consists of eight bespoke fall restraint posts, designed and fabricated by Gemmak Engineering, part of the RSS Group, and four MSA Latchways fall protection systems that, in combination with full body […]

24/11/2020 - 13:29 pm

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