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Equipment News from March 2019

Turbines get a lift with Cortland thumbnail image

Turbines get a lift with Cortland

March 28 - Cortland, a designer and manufacturer of synthetic rope slings, has supplied lifting and rigging equipment for the Norther offshore wind farm, which is being built 23 km off the coast of Ostend, Belgium.
Views: 1833
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Cometto develops BladeMAX 650

March 28 - Cometto has developed a wind turbine blade lifter that is capable of transporting the latest generation of blades through built-up areas, narrow streets or mountainous regions.
Views: 1722
ALL invests in transport equipment thumbnail image

ALL invests in transport equipment

March 28 - ALL Crane, part of the ALL Family of Companies, will take delivery of 212 trucks and trailers throughout 2019 to broaden its ability to offer door-to-door crane services. 
Views: 1520
Liebherr retrofits for Burger thumbnail image

Liebherr retrofits for Burger

March 26 - Liebherr has retrofitted two LTM 1500-8.1 mobile cranes with low temperature equipment and an altitude package for Chilean crane contractor Burger Grúas.
Views: 1802
MacGregor's TTS deal delayed thumbnail image

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: 1833
JH Kemp uses Enerpac gantry in ex-press move thumbnail image

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: 1852
Kässbohrer on display at bauma thumbnail image

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: 1769
Interkran adds another Demag thumbnail image

Interkran adds another Demag

March 20 - Swiss crane service provider Interkran has taken delivery of a Demag AC 300-6 – the second all-terrain crane from Demag in its fleet.
Views: 1779
Entwistle steps down thumbnail image

Entwistle steps down

March 20 - Janet Entwistle has stepped down as ceo of UK-based Ainscough Crane Hire.
Views: 2097
Enerpac supplies trolley solution thumbnail image

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: 2108
McFadden joins Trail King thumbnail image

McFadden joins Trail King

March 20 - Trail King Industries has appointed Rod McFadden as a district sales manager. He will support sales and dealer relationships in the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, USA.
Views: 2186
Straightpoint launches Bluelink thumbnail image

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: 2030
Cometto makes trailer deliveries thumbnail image

Cometto makes trailer deliveries

March 19 - Cometto has delivered a 216-tonne payload capacity SYT 4/2 shipyard transporter to Italy’s Fincantieri.
Views: 2144
DNV GL rolls out remote surveys thumbnail image

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: 2296
Sarens updates STCS tool thumbnail image

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: 2406
Pintsch Bubenzer expands US team  thumbnail image

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: 2047
ALE's historic delivery thumbnail image

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: 2357
High five for Kalmar and SLP thumbnail image

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: 2190
DNV GL qualifies QUAD method thumbnail image

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: 2255
Frölich steps up at Lankhorst thumbnail image

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: 2570
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: 2555
Maynard steps up at Terex thumbnail image

Maynard steps up at Terex

March 7 - Terex Cranes has appointed Lee Maynard as global sales director for its tower cranes business unit.
Views: 2459
Green Pin sizes up thumbnail image

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: 2056
ALE completes test run thumbnail image

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: 2815
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: 2456
New sales manager at Hovago thumbnail image

New sales manager at Hovago

March 6 - Hovago Cranes has appointed Tiemen Reitsma as the company’s international sales manager.
Views: 2460
Orders roll in for Demag thumbnail image

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: 2277
Yilport places Konecranes order thumbnail image

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: 2338
Mammoet Germany expands thumbnail image

Mammoet Germany expands

March 1 - Mammoet Germany has opened a new crane site at Industriepark Mitte in the north of Leipzig.
Views: 2191

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