All North America articles – Page 12

  • Barnhart, sept 2020

    Barnhart plans Days Machinery Movers acquisition


    Barnhart Crane and Rigging has struck a deal to take on equipment and personnel from Indiana-based Days Machinery Movers.

  • Demag CC 6800-1 Superior Cranes

    Superior lifts with CC 6800-1


    USA-based Superior Cranes has invested in a Demag CC 6800-1 crawler crane, which has a 1,375-ton (1,250-tonne) lifting capacity, enabling it to land a challenging petrochemical job in Virginia.

  • AspenTrailers

    Aspen to open in Waco


    Aspen Trailers will open a product and services centre during March 2021 in Waco, Texas, to better serve its clients in southern USA.

  • Breakbulk americas cancelled, sept 2020

    Breakbulk Americas 2020 cancelled


    The 2020 edition of Breakbulk Americas has been cancelled. The trade show will return in 2021 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston from September 28-30.

  • Maxim acquired B&G, sept 2020

    Maxim moves to acquire B&G Crane


    Maxim Crane Works has entered an agreement to acquire B&G Crane, a subsidiary of NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Services and a provider of rental and lifting solutions in the USA’s Gulf Coast region.

  • Dominion progresses with Jones Act vessel, sept 2020

    Dominion progresses with Jones Act vessel


    USA-based Dominion Energy is advancing with its plans to develop a Jones Act-compliant wind turbine installation vessel and selected Huisman as the supplier of the ship’s 2,200-ton (1,995.8-tonne) lifting capacity offshore crane.

  • coil grab attached to Airpes rotating block, sept 2020

    Airpes expands support network in North America


    Airpes – a manufacturer of lifting, weighing and below-the-hook equipment – plans to open a back-shop that will support customers in the metals, wind and heavy-duty sectors in the USA and Canada.

  • ALL orders LTM 1650-8.1, sept 2020

    ALL orders LTM 1650-8.1


    USA-based ALL Family of Companies will take delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1 mobile crane, which boasts a lifting capacity of 770 tons (699 tonnes), next spring.

  • Ports of Indiana, august 2020

    Port of Indiana handles power plant cargoes


    Six vessels carrying over 600 pieces of cargo will arrive at the port of Indiana-Burns Harbor to deliver equipment for a gas-fired combined-cycle power plant in Niles, Michigan, USA.

  • CIS adds to training programs, august 2020

    CIS adds to training programmes


    Crane Industry Services (CIS) in the USA has added an introductory crane, rigging, safety and operator certification class to its roster.

  • NEWBedford-MassSEC

    New Bedford lands lease agreements


    The New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal in Massachusetts will serve as the primary staging and deployment base for the construction and installation of the Vineyard Wind and Mayflower Wind projects.

  • newlonc

    CPA appoints Henshaw


    Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) in the USA has named John Henshaw as its executive director, effective September 8, 2020.

  • port of san diego

    San Diego adds FTZ site


    US Customs and Border Protection and the city of San Diego have approved plans to establish a foreign trade zone (FTZ) at the port’s Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal.

  • port of wilmington recieve cranes, august 2020

    GT USA invests with Konecranes


    GT USA – the US subsidiary of Gulftainer – has taken delivery of five rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes at the port of Wilmington in Delaware, USA.

  • Construction progresses on the Leatherman Terminal, South carolina, august 2020

    Construction progresses for S.C. Ports terminal


    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Hugh K. Leatherman terminal – a container terminal in North Charleston, USA – is on schedule for a March 2021 opening, following the completion of several construction milestones.

  • Entrec restructuring may 2020

    Entrec granted extension in CCAA proceedings


    Canada-headquartered heavy transport and crane services provider Entrec has obtained an extension of the stay period previously granted from the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta as part of its restructuring efforts.

  • connecticut port authority, august 2020

    ​Connecticut plans wind energy port


    Connecticut Port Authority in the USA has submitted a permit application to the US Army Corps of Engineers for an infrastructure improvement project that will develop a facility capable of supporting the region’s wind energy sector.

  • Mammoet Irving bridge, august 2020

    Mammoet lifts for Texas


    Mammoet has transported and installed four bridge sections in Irving, USA on behalf of the Texas Department of Transportation and construction company Webber.

  • Port of Long beach appts august 2020

    Long Beach elects commission president


    The port of Long Beach, USA, has named Frank Colonna as president of the board of harbour commissioners and Steven Neal as vice president, effective August 10.

  • Star Kilimanjaro arrives in Vancouver USA july 2020

    Star Kilimanjaro arrives in Vancouver USA


    G2 Ocean’s general cargo vessel Star Kilimanjaro has once again called at the port of Vancouver USA to deliver wind turbine components destined for the Golden South wind energy project in Canada.