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Equipment News from 2019

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Dynamic delivery with Faymonville equipment

March 26 - USA-based Dynamic Specialized has utilised its fleet of modular axle lines from Faymonville to move a transformer for a local substation project in Newport News, Virginia.
Views: 194
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MacGregor's TTS deal delayed

March 26 - MacGregor’s acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group has been postponed to the second quarter of 2019.
Views: 207
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JH Kemp uses Enerpac gantry in ex-press move

March 25 - International machinery installations and removals specialist JH Kemp has used an Enerpac SL400 telescopic hydraulic gantry to relocate a 70-ton (63.5-tonne) press in a single weekend.
Views: 292
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Hegmann invests with Nooteboom

March 25 - Germany’s Hegmann Transit, member of the BigMove group, has added Nooteboom EURO-PX low-loaders and Manoovr semi low-loaders to its fleet.
Views: 300
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Kässbohrer on display at bauma

March 22 - Kässbohrer is showcasing its range of lowbed trailers at the bauma 2019 exhibition, which takes place between April 8-14 in Munich.
Views: 553
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Entwistle steps down

March 20 - Janet Entwistle has stepped down as ceo of UK-based Ainscough Crane Hire.
Views: 883
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Enerpac supplies trolley solution

March 20 - Enerpac has supplied DEME Offshore (formerly Geosea), with an integrated trolley system for loading transition pieces onto a jack-up vessel.
Views: 845
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Straightpoint launches Bluelink

March 19 - Straightpoint has introduced its Bluelink load cell – a 6.5-tonne capacity mechanical force measurement cell that incorporates Bluetooth technology.
Views: 876
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DNV GL rolls out remote surveys

March 15 - DNV GL said that all of the vessels it classifies can now be surveyed remotely via its Veracity data platform.
Views: 1318
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Sarens updates STCS tool

March 15 - Sarens has released an updated version of its SPMT stability calculation tool, designed to evaluate static and dynamic axle loading and tipping angles, as well as ground bearing pressures and trailer bending.
Views: 1268
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Pintsch Bubenzer expands US team 

March 15 - Pintsch Bubenzer has strengthened its sales team in the USA with the appointment of Mike Sparks and Jim Fields. 
Views: 1144
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ALE's historic delivery

March 12 - ALE has handled the jacking and road transport of a Coastal Forces vessel in Hartlepool, UK, which was used during the Second World War.
Views: 1528
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High five for Kalmar and SLP

March 12 - Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement to supply Bilbao-based port operator Servicios Logisticos Portuarios (SLP) with five heavy-duty forklift trucks. 
Views: 1455
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DNV GL qualifies QUAD method

March 12 - Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has received a DNV GL technology qualification certificate for its QUAD lifting method, which has been established to install and/or remove oversized topsides or jackets.
Views: 1527
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Frölich steps up at Lankhorst

March 8 - Lankhorst Ropes, which manufactures and supplies a range of fibre ropes to the maritime, oil and gas, and crane industries, has appointed Mark Pieter Frölich as commercial director for its North American operations. 
Views: 1870
Liebherr delivers Stage V-compliant LHM crane thumbnail image

Liebherr delivers Stage V-compliant LHM crane

March 7 - Liebherr has delivered its first LHM 420 mobile harbour crane fitted with the new exhaust gas cleaning system to comply with the EU Stage V emissions standard at the port of Passau, Germany.
Views: 1962
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Maynard steps up at Terex

March 7 - Terex Cranes has appointed Lee Maynard as global sales director for its tower cranes business unit.
Views: 2058
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Green Pin sizes up

March 7 - Green Pin has introduced three new sizes of the Green Pin Tycan lifting chain and accompanying grade 10 steel components.
Views: 1696
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ALE completes test run

March 6 - UK-headquartered heavy lift and transport engineering provider ALE has lifted three huge modules at a project in Texas, USA, using its AL.SK350 crane.
Views: 2202
JJ Curran completes tandem lift with Grove thumbnail image

JJ Curran completes tandem lift with Grove

March 6 - Crane rental and lifting service provider JJ Curran has utilised Grove GMK6300L and GMK6400 all-terrain cranes to lift a 116.5-ton (115.4-tonne) gas scrubber in Michigan, USA.
Views: 2007
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New sales manager at Hovago

March 6 - Hovago Cranes has appointed Tiemen Reitsma as the company’s international sales manager.
Views: 1998
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Orders roll in for Demag

March 5 - Scholpp Kran & Transport has expanded its fleet with a Demag AC 300-6 and an AC 700-9 all-terrain crane.
Views: 1956
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Yilport places Konecranes order

March 5 - Turkey-based Yilport Holding has placed an order with Konecranes for four Gottwald Model 8 mobile harbour cranes, which will be mobilised at two of its terminals in Latin America.
Views: 1884
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Mammoet Germany expands

March 1 - Mammoet Germany has opened a new crane site at Industriepark Mitte in the north of Leipzig.
Views: 1926
High five for Vladivostok thumbnail image

High five for Vladivostok

February 28 - The Commercial Port of Vladivostok, part of the Fesco Transportation Group, will receive five port cranes in 2020.
Views: 2223
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MAX Cranes lifts with Liebherr

February 27 - Earlier this month, MAX Cranes assembled a Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane on behalf of Qube Ports at Whyalla wharf, Australia.
Views: 1808
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Straightpoint weighs up in the Netherlands

February 26 - The Netherlands-based lifting and rigging equipment rental company LGH Hijsmaterieel has utilised four Straightpoint compression load cells to confirm the weight and centre of gravity of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine.
Views: 1975
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Hess expands fleet with Liebherr

February 25 - Düsseldorf, Germany-based Hess has expanded its fleet with the addition of a Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2 mobile crane.
Views: 1916
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Terex waves goodbye to Demag

February 25 - Terex has agreed to sell its Demag mobile cranes business unit to Tadano for approximately USD215 million.
Views: 2481
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Krebs calls on Cometto

February 22 - Krebs Korrosionsschutz is utilising axle lines of self-propelled MSPE modules from Cometto to support Liebherr with the construction of the 1,600-tonne capacity TCC 78000 crane in Germany.
Views: 2448
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Enerpac picks, skids and drives

February 20 - Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology has developed a ‘pick, skid and drive’ strand jack gantry system for power plant maintenance activities.
Views: 2444
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ESTA decides on ECOL management

February 20 - The final structure of ESTA’s planned European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme is taking shape, as the organisation readies for its launch later this year.
Views: 2542
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RSS names Maslen

February 19 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has named Sean Maslen as regional sales manager for southwest UK.
Views: 6588
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Peel Ports invests in Great Yarmouth

February 19 - The UK’s port of Great Yarmouth, part of the Peel Ports group, has taken delivery of an LHM280 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 2487
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Mammoet in massive quench tower lift

February 19 - Mammoet has utilised its MSG80 ring crane to hoist a 2,000-ton (1,814-tonne) quench tower into position at Shell’s Pennsylvania chemicals project in Potter Township, USA.
Views: 2235
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Weiland lifts with Liebherr

February 18 - German crane contractor Weiland has used its Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 to lift and remove a smaller five-axle mobile crane from the Heidingsfeld viaduct in Würzburg.
Views: 2123
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Goldhofer to launch new product at bauma

February 18 - Goldhofer is preparing to launch a new product for the construction and heavy haulage industries at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 2146
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TRACE launches e-Gov portal

February 15 - Anti-bribery trade association TRACE International has launched its e-Gov Portal.
Views: 2381
JH Parabia adds Tiiger girder bridge thumbnail image

JH Parabia adds Tiiger girder bridge

February 15 - India’s JH Parabia has acquired a Tiiger-STB-550 girder bridge from TII India, a subsidiary of Germany's TII Group.
Views: 2301
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V&M chooses Terex for Ultimate project

February 15 - V&M Erectors has been busy on the the largest infrastructure project in the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) history.
Views: 3433
Mainstay Marine acquires hoist thumbnail image

Mainstay Marine acquires hoist

February 11 - UK-headquartered Mainstay Marine has acquired a 160-tonne lifting capacity amphibious boat hoist.
Views: 2308
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ABC implements digital claims platform

February 8 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has teamed up with quality and compliance platform CargoHub to offer its customers with a digital tool to manage their claims and pre-claims requests.
Views: 2451
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Glen steps up at SpotSee

February 7 - Impact monitoring equipment manufacturer SpotSee has appointed Dale Glen as vice president of supply chain. 
Views: 2400
Terex Cranes welcomes Strieder thumbnail image

Terex Cranes welcomes Strieder

February 7 - Ulrich Strieder has assumed the role of operations director for the two Terex Cranes plants in Zweibrücken – Dinglerstraße and Wallerscheid.
Views: 3338
Al Faris expands fleet with Liebherr thumbnail image

Al Faris expands fleet with Liebherr

February 7 - Al Faris Equipment Rentals has placed an order for 36 Liebherr mobile cranes worth approximately EUR25 million (USD28.5 million).
Views: 2497
RSS supports Antarctic project thumbnail image

RSS supports Antarctic project

February 6 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has supplied BAM Nuttall Limited (BAM) with lifting and rigging products for use in the modernisation of the Rothera Research Station in the Antarctic.
Views: 4454
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Enerpac to showcase innovations at bauma

February 6 - Enerpac will showcase its expanded range of lifting systems for industrial movers and heavy lift contractors at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 2665
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Leggat expands with Demag

February 6 - Leggat Plant has expanded its fleet with the addition of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane.
Views: 2100
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Nooteboom secures patent

February 5 - Nooteboom has received a European patent for a lift adapter developed for its Mega Windmill Transporter (MWT).
Views: 2372
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TII Group readies for bauma

February 4 - The TII Group is set to showcase its range of heavy-duty vehicles at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 2472
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Ainscough builds upon safety culture

February 4 - In 2018, Ainscough Group launched an employee engagement application designed to improve communications between its workforce and build upon the company’s safety culture.
Views: 2419
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BKL acquires Bruns Spezial Logistik

February 1 - BKL Baukran Logistik has acquired mobile crane and heavy haulage provider Bruns Spezial Logistik, expanding the Munich-based crane specialist’s presence in north Germany.
Views: 2957
Marr secures Çanakkale contract thumbnail image

Marr secures Çanakkale contract

January 28 - Australia’s Marr Contracting will provide heavy lifting services for the 1915 Çanakkale bridge and highway project in Turkey using its M2480D heavy lift tower crane.
Views: 2462
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Liebherr delivers for Mediaco

January 24 - French crane rental company, Mediaco, has purchased two used lattice boom cranes from Liebherr – an LG 1750 and an LR 1600/2 crawler crane.
Views: 2461
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MSG expands fleet with Liebherr

January 21 - MSG Krandienst has taken delivery of a 450-tonne capacity LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 2167
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PP Engineering adds AC 100-4L

January 21 - UK-based PP Engineering Crane Hire has acquired a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane to replace an older unit in the UK-based company’s in its fleet.
Views: 2132
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Canaveral adds Liebherr MHC

January 21 - Port Canaveral has taken delivery of a Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbour crane at its North Cargo Berth 5.
Views: 2241
ALE steels in Silao thumbnail image

ALE steels in Silao

January 21 - ALE has lifted modules weighing up to 300 tonnes during the construction of a steel mill plant in Silao, Mexico.
Views: 2200
Al Faris skids with Enerpac thumbnail image

Al Faris skids with Enerpac

January 18 - Al Faris has used an Enerpac LH-400 low-height skidding system to move three 85-ton (77.1-tonne) ceramic presses in the UAE.
Views: 2338
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CITB acquires Alaskan assets

January 18 - Cook Inlet Tug & Barge (CITB), a subsidiary of Foss Maritime, has agreed to purchase Crowley Vessel Sales Group’s assets in the Prudhoe Bay, Alaska region.
Views: 2597
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Neeb builds bridges with Terex

January 17 - Neeb Crane has used a 500-tonne capacity Demag AC 500-8 all-terrain cranefor a bridge expansion project over the A1 freeway near Cologne, Germany.
Views: 3593
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ALE returns to Texas topside

January 16 - ALE has placed the second of three modules on top of an offshore topside in Texas, USA.
Views: 2579
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Weldex expands fleet with Liebherr

January 16 - UK-based crane contractor Weldex has taken delivery of a 1,000-tonne lifting capacity LR 11000 crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 2609
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Rosyth welcomes MHC

January 15 - The port of Rosyth, which is owned by Forth Ports, has taken delivery of a LHM 550 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 3106
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Monpe moves with Faymonville

January 15 - Monpe Ventures Heavy Haulage has used its ModulMax axle lines from Faymonville to move a 125-tonne suction pile in Ghana.
Views: 2336
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Blue Water reaches for N.C. Nielsen delivery

January 14 - Danish heavy-duty equipment manufacturer N.C. Nielsen has delivered a reachstacker capable of lifting 152 tons (137.9 tonnes) to Blue Water Shipping.
Views: 2609
Liebherr R 1800-1.0 put to the test thumbnail image

Liebherr R 1800-1.0 put to the test

January 14 - Liebherr has successfully tested the load-bearing capability of its LR 1800-1.0 crawler crane, which was launched by the manufacturer in mid-2018.
Views: 2217
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Atakaş adds Konecranes unit

January 11 - Turkey’s Atakaş Port Business has acquired a rail-mounted mobile harbour crane from Konecranes.
Views: 3155
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Terex makes Swiss sale

January 10 - Interkran has added a Demag AC 100-4L crane from Terex to its fleet.
Views: 3675
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Mammoet gears up in Mozambique

January 9 - Mammoet has mobilised a fleet of heavy lifting and transport equipment, along with specialised staff, to Mocímboa da Praia in Mozambique.
Views: 2611
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Class 8 orders decline in December

January 9 - Preliminary data from ACT Research has signalled a decline in North American Class 8 heavy-duty truck orders for December 2018.
Views: 2241
FROM THE MAGAZINE: Demand and innovation blossom in haulage sector thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Demand and innovation blossom in haulage sector

January 8 - Demand in the USA for heavy-duty prime movers has shown little sign of abating. Industry analyst Freight Transportation Research (FTR) has reported continued growth in North American Class 8 orders for October 2018, writes David Kershaw.
Views: 3203
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Equipment fit for a Viking

January 8 - Irlequip has supplied a 50-tonne capacity Grove GMK3050 mobile crane and equipment from Modulift to lift handcrafted boats in Wicklow, Ireland.
Views: 2878
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LiftWerx launches BoxHook crane

January 7 - LiftWerx Solutions, a specialist in heavy lift technology and lifting solutions for wind turbine repair works, has launched the BoxHook up-tower crane. 
Views: 2588

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