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Equipment News from July 2018

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Barnhart on the acquisition trail

July 31 - Barnhart Crane and Rigging is set to acquire the crane and rigging operations, including all associated personnel and equipment, of Ohio-based Selinsky Force.
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Blyth ups capacity with Mammoet

July 30 - The port of Blyth in the UK has signed an agreement with international heavy lift and engineered transport specialist Mammoet that will see the latter base a 600-tonne capacity LR 1600 crawler crane at the port’s South Harbour terminal.
Views: 3659
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MJ van Riel lifts with Enerpac

July 27 - The Netherlands-based MJ van Riel, a specialist in the relocation of industrial plant and machinery, has utilised an Enerpac SL300 hydraulic gantry to install a sheet metal press brake.
Views: 3589
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Faymonville delivers double-drop trailer

July 27 - Massachusetts, USA-based Cappello Heavy Transport has taken delivery of one of the first four-axle MegaMax double-drop trailers with a steerable pin-on flip axle from trailer manufacturer Faymonville.
Views: 3600
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Demag delivers for STL

July 26 - Ruitz, France-based crane service provider STL has taken delivery of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane from Terex. 
Views: 3573
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Liebherr cranes raise the roof 

July 25 - German heavy haulage contractor Salgert has lifted a steel roof structure, measuring approximately 500 sq m, in Mechernich using six Liebherr mobile cranes. 
Views: 3915
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Fracht partners with CargoX

July 24 - Switzerland’s Fracht Group has signed a partnership agreement with CargoX, the producer of the blockchain-based Smart Bill of Lading (B/L) solution.
Views: 3951
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ESTA makes wind safety progress

July 24 - Best practice guidelines for the safe transportation and erection of onshore wind turbines could be published before the end of the year, according to ESTA, the European association for abnormal road transport and mobile cranes.
Views: 3645
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Dawes updates fleet with Link-Belt

July 20 - USA-based Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, has taken delivery of six Link-Belt truck cranes.
Views: 3844
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Al Faris’ heavy power lift

July 19 - Al Faris has utilised its 1,000-tonne capacity crawler crane to lift 12 generators at a power plant in Dubai.
Views: 4142
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Mammoet takes five

July 19 - Mammoet has added to its already established fleet with the acquisition of five Grove GMK4090 all-terrain cranes from Manitowoc.
Views: 3903
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Centurion in Triton takeover

July 18 - Australian heavy haulage provider Centurion has acquired Triton Transport Service, a specialist heavy haulage and general freight company based in Western Australia.
Views: 4998
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BIMCO expels ShipNext

July 17 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has expelled the recently-launched Ukrainian freight and shipping trading platform ShipNext from its membership saying that it “repeatedly and falsely” claimed that BIMCO supported its platform.
Views: 4487
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Ranger expands headquarters

July 13 - Australia’s Ranger Lifting will mark 20 years in the lifting and rigging industry by opening a facility in Prestons, Sydney.
Views: 4437
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Ust-Luga adds capacity

July 10 - The Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga in Russia has taken delivery of a rail-mounted gantry (RMG) container re-loader, with a lifting capacity of 50 tons (45.4 tonnes).
Views: 4582
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Aoki adds with Demag

July 10 - Japan-based crane specialist Aoki Juki has expanded its fleet with a 700-tonne capacity Demag AC 700-9 all-terrain crane.
Views: 4528
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Calls for ELD study

July 10 - Kevin John Cramer, the US representative for North Dakota, has called on Congress to conduct a study about the impact of electronic logging devices (ELDs).
Views: 4538
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Manitowoc steps out of the states 

July 6 - Manitowoc’s Niella Tanaro production facility in Italy has begun manufacturing Grove GRT8100 rough-terrain cranes. 
Views: 4723
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ESTA’s SERT for the EU

July 5 - ESTA, the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes, is planning to relaunch its campaign for EU member states to adopt the European Best Practice Guidelines for Abnormal Road Transport.
Views: 4924
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Terex expands sales team

July 5 - Terex Cranes has expanded its sales team in Germany and Austria with the appointment of Ulrich Wagner and Thomas Keckeis.
Views: 5331
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TII names Karch as CEO

July 3 - The TII Group has appointed Dr. Gerald Karch as ceo and chairman of the management board.
Views: 4914

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