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Equipment News from May 2018

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SRT signs with Contractors

May 30 - SRT Transportation Solutions has announced an agreement with Contractors Cargo to manage, market and operate the CCRX 40010 20-axle Schnabel railcar.
Views: 6542
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SFPC adds heavy lift capability

May 25 - Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) in the Republic of Ireland has taken delivery of a LHM 420 Liebherr mobile harbour crane.
Views: 6504
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Germany set to increase HGV tolls

May 25 - The German cabinet has passed the fifth Federal Road Toll Act (Bundesfernstraßenmautgesetz). Starting January 1, 2019, there will be an increase in the tolls imposed on heavy goods vehicles (HGV).
Views: 7375
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LiftWerx and Siemens Gamesa reach new heights

May 25 - Canada-based LiftWerx Solutions has partnered with wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to develop what it claims is the world’s highest capacity up-tower lifting device.
Views: 7035
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Mammoet lifts with Green Pin Tycan

May 25 - Netherlands-headquartered Mammoet has become the world’s first user of Green Pin Tycan chain for lifting operations, according to Green Pin Tycan manufacturer, Van Beest.
Views: 6432
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SimsHD expands fleet

May 22 - SimsHD has expanded its capabilities with the acquisition of a heavy haulage trailer fleet, including a USD3 million Trail King 24-axle dual lane trailer.
Views: 6550
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Bigge opts for Liebherr

May 18 - Bigge Crane and Rigging has purchased four Liebherr LTM 1220 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 5873
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Dover places Konecranes order

May 16 - The port of Dover, UK, has placed an order for two Konecranes Gottwald Model 5 mobile harbour cranes.
Views: 6384
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Mammoet expands Texas services

May 14 - Mammoet Americas has taken delivery of the first of 11 Liebherr all-terrain cranes, as the company prepares to target the crane rental market in Texas.
Views: 5881
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Lührs moves Enak into Hamburg

May 14 - Lührs Schifffahrt has positioned its 600-ton (544.3-tonne) capacity floating crane, Enak, at the port of Hamburg.
Views: 5929
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Paradiso adds to fleet

May 14 - Italian crane rental company Fratelli Paradiso has purchased a second-hand LR 1750 crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 5556
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Cometto's space mission

May 11 - Cometto, part of the Faymonville Group, has delivered an electric EMT 4/4 trailer to Europropulsion in French Guiana.
Views: 5571
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RSS eyes heavy lift sector

May 11 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) is increasing the capacity and diversity of its stock of rigging products in response to increasing demand for complex below-the-hook solutions in the heavy lift sector.
Views: 9922
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ATS inks TOTE partnership

May 10 - ATS International, a division of Anderson Trucking Service (ATS), has entered into a strategic partnership with TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico for the provision of its equipment for shipping non-containerised cargo.
Views: 6734
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Hess opts for Enerpac gantry

May 9 - Germany-based Hess has invested in an Enerpac SL380 gantry system, as well as two 8 m header beams and side shift units.
Views: 5977
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Sims opens in Tallahassee

May 8 - Sims Crane & Equipment is now open for business in Tallahassee at a location that will cater for the north Florida market.
Views: 5812
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Caldwell partners with RUD Chain

May 8 - Caldwell Lifting Solutions and the RUD Group have combined their sales and service activities for their lifting and material handling solutions in the USA and Canada.


Views: 5774
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Orllati opts for Faymonville

May 4 - Switzerland's Orllati Group, which specialises in major construction works, has taken delivery of a four-axle MultiMax semi-trailer from Faymonville.
Views: 5799
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Demag delivers for Wiesbauer

May 4 - German crane service provider Wiesbauer has taken delivery of its first Demag AC 55-3 all-terrain crane.
Views: 5008
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Shuttlelift delivers for Oldcastle

May 1 - Oldcastle Precast, a USA-based manufacturer of precast concrete, has taken delivery of two Shuttlelift Double Beam series rubber-tyred gantry cranes for its operation in Perris, California.
Views: 5070
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Bryson builds with MOD 50

May 1 - Bryson Crane has utilised a Terex all-terrain crane, equipped with two Modulift spreader beams below-the-hook, in order to lift a 40.8-tonne prefabricated building at a communications tower in Edgewater, Florida.
Views: 5189

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