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Ainscough Crane Hire promotes from within

July 21 - Ainscough Crane Hire, one of the UK's largest crane hire operators has announced recent changes within its senior team.

John Lowton, previously Group SHE-Q manager for the firm is promoted to director, SHE-Q. John replaces Bryan Cronie who leaves the business to take up a new role overseas.

Jim Fleming, previously manager of Ainscough Crane Hire's Preston depot is promoted to Heavy Cranes Depot manager. Jim is replaced by Georgina White who takes on the role of Preston Depot manager.

Peter Kernohan, operations director, is to extend his remit to include Heavy Cranes Operations, as Steve Hitchen, formerly Heavy Cranes operations director, leaves the business to pursue other interests.

In the last two months Ainscough Crane Hire which has 30 depots across the UK, has announced the purchase of 20 new Leibherr LTM 1150-6.1 mobile cranes and six heavy lift crawler cranes, representing a significant investment in new crane equipment.

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Marine insurance: Reducing costs and capacity

September 19 - Marine insurance providers are commoditising their products in order to reduce costs. The result, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), is a loss of expertise.
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Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
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DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
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ALE plans Swedish branch

September 18 - ALE will open an office in Sweden during the last quarter of 2019 as it looks to expand its operations in Scandinavia.
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