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Equipment News from June 2018

Enerpac launches remote witness testing thumbnail image

Enerpac launches remote witness testing

June 29 - Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology is working with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to develop remote witnessing of overload testing at its Hengelo manufacturing facility in the Netherlands.
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Wiemann adds to fleet with Demag thumbnail image

Wiemann adds to fleet with Demag

June 29 - Germany-based Wiemann has taken delivery of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane, which will be based at its location in Gierstädt.
Views: 5359
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Mammoet gets certified with ECOL

June 28 - The first trial of the new European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme, initiated by the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA), has been completed at Mammoet’s training centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 5240
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Liebherr launches two new cranes

June 27 - Liebherr has unveiled an 800-tonne capacity crawler crane - the LR 1800-1.0 - at its 2018 customer days.
Views: 5704
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Modulift partners with Maxirig

June 26 - Australia’s Maxirig has signed a deal with below-the-hook equipment manufacturer, Modulift, to stock its full range of standard modular spreader beams.
Views: 5974
Collett's city delivery thumbnail image

Collett's city delivery

June 26 - Collett & Sons has delivered 13 components to the Leicester Square Hotel construction site in London, UK on behalf of structural fabrication specialists Allerton Steel. 
Views: 7074
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Gotta be starting something (Billie Jean style)

June 25 - Heavy lift shipping line Jumbo, in collaboration with ETTU and Friday Out Of The Box, is launching a deck marking solution using Microsoft HoloLens smart-glasses that utilise mixed reality technology.
Views: 6247
Link-Belt launches crawler crane thumbnail image

Link-Belt launches crawler crane

June 25 - Link-Belt Cranes has introduced the 348 Series 2 lattice crawler crane, featuring a lifting capacity of 300 tons (273 tonnes).
Views: 5388
SC&RA encourages weather preparedness thumbnail image

SC&RA encourages weather preparedness

June 21 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has published Severe Weather Guidelines for the crane and rigging industry. 
Views: 6028
Zagrebtrans completes shipyard lifts thumbnail image

Zagrebtrans completes shipyard lifts

June 21 - Zagreb-headquartered crane service provider Zagrebtrans has successfully lifted several ship crane components for the Uljanik shipyard in Pula, Croatia.
Views: 5905
MAX Trailer adds turntable unit thumbnail image

MAX Trailer adds turntable unit

June 20 - MAX Trailer, the company established by the Faymonville Group in 2012, has added the MAX600 turntable trailer to its range of products.
Views: 5392
Modulift works with Siemens HTT on bespoke rigs thumbnail image

Modulift works with Siemens HTT on bespoke rigs

June 19 - Lifting equipment manufacturer Modulift teamed up with Siemens Heat Transfer Technology (Siemens HTT) to design bespoke rigs for lifting modules each weighing approximately 200 tonnes.
Views: 6071
Denzai boosts renewable energy fleet thumbnail image

Denzai boosts renewable energy fleet

June 18 - Japan-headquartered Denzai Group has added Goldhofer's ADDrive, the FTV 500 blade transporter and RA 4 tower adapters to its fleet of heavy-duty trailers.
Views: 5808
ALE skids to Korchagin success thumbnail image

ALE skids to Korchagin success

June 13 - ALE has completed the offshore skidding of a satellite platform topside, weighing 2,565 tonnes, for the Korchagin oil field development project in Russia.
Views: 6418
Demag delivers for W. Mayer thumbnail image

Demag delivers for W. Mayer

June 13 - Zweibrücken, Germany-based heavy transport and crane service provider, W. Mayer, has taken delivery of a Demag AC 130-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 6098
Kamag set to electrify Wiesel range thumbnail image

Kamag set to electrify Wiesel range

June 12 - German manufacturer of heavy-duty vehicles Kamag, part of the TII Group, has partnered with Alelion Energy Systems in the development of autonomous vehicles powered by lithium-ion batteries.
Views: 6513
Liebherr wins Set order thumbnail image

Liebherr wins Set order

June 8 - Hong Kong-based Set Win Group has taken delivery of a 450-tonne capacity LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 6438
Straightpoint supports module lifts thumbnail image

Straightpoint supports module lifts

June 7 - Straightpoint load cells were added to a custom-built lifting frame to raise refinery modules in Saint John, Canada.
Views: 6715
Crane Norway places Demag order thumbnail image

Crane Norway places Demag order

June 7 - Crane Norway Group has placed an order for ten Demag all-terrain cranes and a 650-tonne capacity Demag CC 3800-1 crawler crane.
Views: 6382
Hercules on show at RHB terminal thumbnail image

Hercules on show at RHB terminal

June 7 - The 5,000-ton (4,535.9-tonne) capacity floating sheerleg crane, Asian Hercules III, is seen during a fleeting visit to RHB Stevedoring’s independent terminal at the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 6673
Mammoet gears up for Australian wind projects thumbnail image

Mammoet gears up for Australian wind projects

June 7 - Mammoet has added a 750-tonne capacity LG1750 lattice boom mobile crane to its fleet in Australia, in order to meet the growing demands from the wind energy market in the region.
Views: 6497
ABB inks OCTOPUS extension thumbnail image

ABB inks OCTOPUS extension

June 5 - ABB has launched a new functionality for the ABB Ability Marine Advisory System - OCTOPUS, designed to help ships carrying heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes to be more fuel efficient and safer.
Views: 7094
Fincantieri adds with Cometto thumbnail image

Fincantieri adds with Cometto

June 4 - Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has taken delivery of a self-propelled ETH5/4E steelwork transporter from Cometto.
Views: 6898
DeMase moves with Faymonville thumbnail image

DeMase moves with Faymonville

June 1 - USA-based DeMase Trucking & Rigging has transported a 1946 Gloster meteor aircraft using a three-axle double drop trailer from Faymonville.
Views: 6962

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