OceanX recently launched a new, one-of-a-kind scientific research, media production, and exploration vessel – the OceanXplorer. With a range of tailor-made equipment, Palfinger’s marine business is one of the major suppliers onboard the world’s most advanced research vessel. Sverre Mowinckel-Nilsen, sales director of Palfinger’s marine and handling solutions says, “Our skilled engineers worked closely with […]
Food Process Solutions (FPS) is a rapidly expanding company that specialises in the design and manufacture of large refrigeration vessels for the food processing industry worldwide. Most of the equipment FPS manufactures is made from stainless steel. FPS has a strategy to invest in in-house manufacturing to ensure its customers receive the highest quality and […]
Portuguese heavy lift and specialist transport contractor, LASO Transportes AS, has used a combination of Enerpac SBL500 telescopic hydraulic gantry and side shifts to precisely position two presses weighing up to 160t. Using the side shift allowed the automotive presses to be lifted and positioned in three dimensions to fit reinforced concrete platforms. Industrial moves […]
Liebherr-Werke Ehingen GmbH is building a new central spare parts warehouse at its headquarters in Ehingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany with the assistance of Jungheinrich. As one of the leading global manufacturers of mobile cranes, Liebherr intends to handle its worldwide distribution of spare parts from June 2023 onwards from the new facility. At the heart of […]
Plazar Manutention, an industrial handling specialist and partner of handling equipment manufacturer Verlinde, has designed and commissioned a 30t overhead crane at the machine tool production plant Amada. Setting up an installation for the handling of this type of load, which is extremely heavy but fragile, requires great expertise and highly dependable handling equipment. Plazar […]
Industrial manufacturer of motors and drives, WEG has helped Nedcranes to improve the efficiency and productivity of GVT Group of Logistics’ Railport Brabant terminal. According to Inbound Logistics 2019 Global Logistics Guide, the Netherlands is one of the world’s strongest logistics hubs for global trade connections. However, with around three quarters of freight transport managed […]
Maintaining efficiency with a limited or restricted workforce has never been more important. With the widespread impact of COVID-19, many companies have temporarily closed their doors or made changes for personal safety, including employees working from home to help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus. Essential businesses, however, that have been deemed critical to […]
Spain-based Jaso Industrial Cranes has carried out a turnkey project for Acciona in the city of Guayaquil, which will help improve the city’s sanitary sewer system Acciona, a company that provides sustainable solutions worldwide, has chosen Jaso cranes for the construction of the new La Pradera Pumping Station (EBAR) which will form part of the […]
Zamil Shipyards, part of Zamil Offshore Services Company and KenzFigee have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for mutual cooperation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for the provision of offshore crane services and local construction of KenzFigee offshore cranes and equipment. The collaboration further strengthens the position of KenzFigee as a specialist lifting, hoisting and […]
A Unic mini spider crane and a team of GGR Group’s skilled crane operators helped install an eye-catching centrepiece on Aberdeen’s historic “Coat of Arms” in Scotland. This beautiful steel leopard was created by internationally acclaimed sculptor Andy Scott was lifted into position by a 10t capacity Unic URW-1006 spider crane. “Poised” is made from […]
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LHI November/December 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: industry’s eminent leaders to tell us about their year.
The Insider: Doug Stitt, of The Caldwell Group Inc, says don’t waste time over things you can’t control.
MEWP spiders – adoption and product development trends.