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Equipment News from April 2019

Western picks Enerpac gantry for Humber project thumbnail image

Western picks Enerpac gantry for Humber project

April 30 - Canadian heavy lift contractor, Western Mechanical, has used an Enerpac hydraulic gantry to replace bridge spans for the Humber River railroad bridge in Toronto, Canada.
Views: 2820
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Verton develops safe solution

April 30 - Verton Australia said that it has delivered the first remote load-management system, designed to improve safety and productivity in crane operations, to Universal Cranes.
Views: 2071
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Wagenborg makes investments

April 29 - Wagenborg Nedlift has taken delivery of two telescopic cranes from Demag, while Royal Wagenborg added NBP Carrier to its multipurpose fleet.
Views: 2468
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HAV eyes electric avenue

April 26 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has partnered with Collins Aerospace and the UK’s University of Nottingham to develop electric propulsion technologies for the Airlander 10.
Views: 2303
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ECOL gains recognition at home and away

April 26 - Four leading crane manufacturers – Manitowoc, Tadano, Terex and Liebherr – have agreed to align their training operations with ESTA’s European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme.
Views: 2639
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Scott-Macon adds with Tadano

April 25 - USA-based Scott-Macon Equipment has purchased four Tadano Mantis telescopic boom crawler cranes.
Views: 2188
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EU recognises Scheuerle and Kamag

April 23 - The EU Commissioner for budget and human resources, Günther Oettinger, congratulated TII Group for a combined 200 years of innovation and competence at its subsidiaries, Scheuerle and Kamag.
Views: 2422
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Ritchie realigns in North America

April 19 - Ritchie Bros has made two senior appointments, effective July 1, 2019, as the company aims to realign its organisation in North America.
Views: 2541
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Collett adds tractor unit

April 16 - Collett & Sons has taken delivery of a MAN TGX 26.580 6x4 heavy-duty truck, with two more scheduled to arrive in the coming weeks.
Views: 2564
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Drake on the double

April 15 - Australia's Daracon Engineering, which specialises in the transport of earthmoving and mining equipment, has taken delivery of a 5x8 extendable trailer from Drake Trailers.
Views: 2380
Huisman selected for Voltaire crane thumbnail image

Huisman selected for Voltaire crane

April 15 - Jan De Nul has contracted Huisman to design the main crane for its newest offshore wind turbine installation vessel, Voltaire.
Views: 2472
Thorco Projects calls on Navis thumbnail image

Thorco Projects calls on Navis

April 15 - Thorco Projects has selected Navis’ Bluetracker to monitor and analyse the performance of 12 of its vessels, including owned and chartered units.
Views: 2818
Manitowoc launches GHC140 thumbnail image

Manitowoc launches GHC140

April 12 - Manitowoc has launched its Grove Hydraulic Crawler (GHC) crane for the North American market, the GHC140.
Views: 2422
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Orders roll in for Terex

April 12 - Terex has secured a series of crane orders at this year’s bauma exhibition, which took place this week in Munich.
Views: 2462
ESTA honours members with 2019 awards thumbnail image

ESTA honours members with 2019 awards

April 12 - The ESTA Awards of Excellence 2019 had another successful year honouring and recognising members that have excelled in their field of operations.
Views: 3136
RSS completes jib, beam, and hoist tests thumbnail image

RSS completes jib, beam, and hoist tests

April 12 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) is proof load testing 24 jibs and beams that are being installed at a waste-to-energy power plant in North Wales, UK.
Views: 7875
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Equipment supplied for salt plant replacement

April 11 - British Salt has utilised custom-made lifting and rigging equipment to support the replacement of a 37-tonne heat exchanger at a salt production plant in Middlewich, UK.
Views: 2292
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Modulift equipment raises London tower

April 10 - City Lifting has utilised a variety of below-the-hook equipment from Modulift to lift a digital air traffic control tower at London City Airport in the UK.
Views: 2264
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Record year for Liebherr

April 9 - The Liebherr Group has achieved an annual turnover of over EUR10 billion (USD11.3 billion) for the first time in the company’s history. 
Views: 2184
Kässbohrer readies for bauma thumbnail image

Kässbohrer readies for bauma

April 8 - Kässbohrer is displaying products from its range of platform semi-trailers at this year’s bauma exhibition, which starts today in Munich.
Views: 2079
Mammoet’s Focus crane to launch by 2020 thumbnail image

Mammoet’s Focus crane to launch by 2020

April 5 - Mammoet is moving forward with the development of its Focus crane concept, which it claims will be the ideal heavy lift solution for projects in confined spaces.
Views: 3051
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BigMove expands fleet

April 5 - BigMove, a European alliance of 13 medium-sized logistics companies, has expanded its fleet with the addition of 19 lowbed semi-trailers.
Views: 2520
Konecranes order for Hamnterminal thumbnail image

Konecranes order for Hamnterminal

April 2 - Uddevalla Hamnterminal in Sweden has placed an order for a rail-mounted Konecranes Gottwald Model 3 harbour crane.
Views: 2571

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