Fusion of accuracy and control

Enerpac SyncHoist lifting systems are being used to assist in the assembly of the Vacuum Vessel for ITER, the world’s largest fusion experiment, in Southern France. The SyncHoist millimetre lifting accuracy is needed to lift 500t vacuum vessel sectors into an Up-Ending tool for vessel assembly by the ITER Sector Sub-Assembly Tool. The torus-shaped ITER […]

23/09/2020 - 16:22 pm

Dunkirk spirit

Dorian, one of Dunkirk’s little ships, has been in restoration in Southampton, UK, since 2011. With the work now complete, the ship, which weighs 9.7t, was lifted back into the sea and is now ready to attend the Return of Dunkirk, an event to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Operation Dynamo in May 2020. A […]

03/04/2020 - 13:30 pm

Caldwell Coil Grab for Steel Service Centre

A 37.5 USt capacity mill-duty coil grab has been installed beneath the hook of a 40 USt capacity overhead crane at a Monarch Steel Company Inc facility, located in Decatur, northern Alabama.  The coil grab was manufactured by The Caldwell Group, a Rockford, Illinois-based company that specialises in both standard and custom lifting equipment. A […]

24/03/2020 - 14:12 pm

Timber Company Turns Panels with Caldwell Posi-Turner

Freres Lumber Co. Inc. is using a 22,500-lb. (11.25-ton) capacity Caldwell Posi-Turner to turn loads at its Mass Plywood Panels facility in Lyons, Oregon.  The Posi-Turner, which is designed to rotate bulky and hard to handle objects during the manufacture or assembly processes, is operated beneath the hook of a 15-ton capacity overhead crane to […]

24/02/2020 - 16:51 pm

OX Worldwide Complete a Very Special Order

OX Worldwide completed a very special order on behalf of Grúas Aguilar in late 2019, to manufacturer and supply modular spreader beams for a bridge on the M30 in Madrid, in just one month. Ox received the order in Oct 2019 to design, supply and installation of the spreader beams, for the construction of a […]

13/02/2020 - 14:56 pm

Modulift Spreader Frame Lifts John Deere Tractor

A Modulift spreader frame was used when a lifting equipment rental company was presented with an eleventh-hour requirement to provide critical equipment to lift a 6t John Deere tractor in London. Keltbray, a provider of specialist construction and civil engineering services, issued a scope of work to Hudson Lifting Limited, which had just 36 hours […]

20/07/2019 - 21:19 pm

New Issue

LHI October 2020

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