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Equipment News from July 2019

Wilmington introduces IPOS thumbnail image

Wilmington introduces IPOS

July 30 - GT USA Wilmington has implemented an integrated port operating system (IPOS) to upgrade and optimise the port’s IT system.
Views: 1676
J&B installs for Acco thumbnail image

J&B installs for Acco

July 29 - USA-based overhead lifting equipment distributer, J&B Equipment, has installed a circular crane and other lifting gear at an aerospace testing facility.
Views: 1586
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Tower cranes used for wind turbine installation

July 26 - UK-headquartered heavy lift and transport engineering specialist ALE has been using two of its K1650L tower cranes to install wind turbines near Port Augusta, southern Australia.
Views: 1910
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Fagioli moves in Modena

July 26 - Fagioli has transported a 245-ton (222.3-tonne) transformer from Modena to the Ostiglia river port in Italy.
Views: 1854
Collett in lathe relocation thumbnail image

Collett in lathe relocation

July 25 - UK-based Collett & Sons has transported a 55-tonne lathe from the University of Sheffield advanced manufacturing research centre to a nearby site 1.6 km away.
Views: 1676
Gräser-Eschbach adds to fleet thumbnail image

Gräser-Eschbach adds to fleet

July 23 - Germany-based crane company Gräser-Eschbach is expanding its fleet with a Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane.
Views: 1720
HEBO-Lift 9 back in service thumbnail image

HEBO-Lift 9 back in service

July 22 - After a period of maintenance, HEBO Maritiemservice’s floating sheerleg crane, HEBO-Lift 9, is back in service, transporting and installing six storage tanks at the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 1895
Sims Crane appoints Lester thumbnail image

Sims Crane appoints Lester

July 19 - Florida’s Sims Crane & Equipment has named Jared Lester as its business development manager. 
Views: 1927
Bishop takes AWRS thumbnail image

Bishop takes AWRS

July 18 - Bishop Lifting Products has completed the acquisition of American Wire Rope & Sling (AWRS), a leading provider of rigging, lifting and overhead crane solutions.
Views: 2225
BigMove goes digital for licenses thumbnail image

BigMove goes digital for licenses

July 17 - BigMove – a European alliance of 13 medium-sized logistics companies – is introducing digital driving licenses for its network of 1,000 drivers.
Views: 1898
ESTA joins EC best practice project thumbnail image

ESTA joins EC best practice project

July 16 - The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) has been asked to support a European Commission study to “explore health, safety and environment (HSE) best practice in the wind power sector”.
Views: 2234
Sarens partners with Moir Crane thumbnail image

Sarens partners with Moir Crane

July 16 - Sarens has teamed up with Canada’s Moir Crane as the two companies look to capitalise on the region’s upcoming construction projects.
Views: 2790
Lifting Gear Hire rebrands as LGH thumbnail image

Lifting Gear Hire rebrands as LGH

July 15 - Equipment rental specialist Lifting Gear Hire has rebranded as LGH in order to standardise its corporate identity across the group’s 36 locations.
Views: 1967
Sims Crane names Baldree thumbnail image

Sims Crane names Baldree

July 12 - Florida’s Sims Crane & Equipment has appointed Thomas Baldree as vice president of the company’s operations/utility division.
Views: 2048
CT Kranservice receives Demag thumbnail image

CT Kranservice receives Demag

July 11 - CT Kranservice has added a Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain crane to its fleet in order to enhance its tower crane assembly services.
Views: 2036
Mammoet searches for green SPMTs thumbnail image

Mammoet searches for green SPMTs

July 10 - Mammoet is partnering with German technology company Keyou to explore potential designs of emission-free engines for SPMTs.
Views: 2168
Modulift names Danish distributor thumbnail image

Modulift names Danish distributor

July 9 - UK-based below-the-hook lifting equipment manufacturer, Modulift, has appointed Certex Danmark as one of its distributors.
Views: 2009
Mammoet in advanced acquisition talks with ALE thumbnail image

Mammoet in advanced acquisition talks with ALE

July 8 - Mammoet has confirmed that it is in advanced discussions with ALE regarding a purchase agreement, under which Mammoet will acquire the UK-headquartered heavy lift and specialist transport provider.
Views: 10188
SpotSee secures US certification thumbnail image

SpotSee secures US certification

July 5 - Impact monitoring equipment manufacturer, SpotSee, can now sell its ShockLog Cellular system in the USA, having been certified by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Views: 2041
Chi Deh picks Goldhofer blade transport device thumbnail image

Chi Deh picks Goldhofer blade transport device

July 4 - Taiwan-headquartered Chi Deh Crane Engineering Co has ordered a Goldhofer FTV 550 blade transporter in response to growing demand from the wind energy industry in East Asia.
Views: 2283
The hidden star of Verona’s stage thumbnail image

The hidden star of Verona’s stage

July 3 - Schmidbauer has stationed one of its Liebherr MK 140 mobile cranes at the Fondazione Arena Di Verona amphitheatre in Italy to support the venue’s 2019 concert and opera season, which runs from June 13 to September 7.
Views: 2088
ALE partners with Murphy thumbnail image

ALE partners with Murphy

July 2 - ALE and J Murphy & Sons have formed a partnership to offer winch hire, pipe pulling and installation engineering services worldwide.
Views: 2192
Empire expands Demag inventory thumbnail image

Empire expands Demag inventory

July 2 - North American Terex crane distributor, Empire Crane, has placed an order for three Demag AC 60-3 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2114

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