Demag to build record-breaking crane for Airbus jet

A record-breaking Demag process crane will literally play a supporting role in the assembly line of the new Airbus A321XLR. Travelling on a path of 82m, it will have a span of no less than 106m – making it the longest crane that Demag has ever built. It will cover the entire area of the […]

26/08/2021 - 19:42 pm

Caldwell beam completes automated lifting system

Illinois Electric Works oversaw installation of a 2USt capacity monorail crane system at a heavy truck manufacturer, featuring a 1USt capacity twin-hook Caldwell lifting beam. The end user sought a material handling solution for separating frame rails in preparation for its assembly line process. Illinois Electric Works was initially contacted about provision of a gantry, […]

24/05/2021 - 16:16 pm

Ace Cranes for Cape Canaveral project

Ace World Companies has installed two 250USt capacity cranes, each with 25USt capacity auxiliary hoists, at a new manufacturing facility at Cape Canaveral. Ace, a manufacturer of overhead cranes and hoists, provided the 201ft span cranes for an aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company. These are some of the largest top-running cranes ever built […]

14/04/2021 - 15:55 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

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
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

Palfinger equips the world’s most advanced research vessel

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 […]

19/11/2020 - 12:24 pm

Cool running

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 […]

10/11/2020 - 13:27 pm

Enerpac gantry and side shifts lift heavy automotive presses

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 […]

20/10/2020 - 17:28 pm

Jungheinrich automates worldwide spare parts logistics for Liebherr

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 […]

13/10/2020 - 12:36 pm

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LHI October 2021

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