CRANES & LIFTING

Wireless Loadshackle supplied for port remediation work

Dynamic Rigging Hire (DRH) supplied a 25t Wireless Loadshackle, as well as a 20t girder trolley that is combined with a 16t air hoist, for remediation work beneath a fuel terminal jetty at Port Bonython in South Australia.

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40 cranes ordered for UN-related project

Hiab, which is part of Cargotec, has received an order for 40 loader cranes from Japanese trading company, FutureBud International.

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Tadano launches their highest capacity crane the GR-1600XL-2

Tadano have launched a new 145t rough terrain crane with a 61m boom, which the company has claimed as being the world's biggest and furthest reaching.

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Port of the future

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Some of the key challenges that Singapore faces include an ageing workforce and low birth rate, making growth of the city-state's workforce almost non-existent. But the Southeast Asian nation has the world's second busiest container port and in order to remain competitive, Singapore has embraced the application of big data and predictive analytics alongside full automation.

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Moving 24,000 tonnes in wind, rain, sun and snow (video)

It's been three years since Sarens used self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) and barges to move a 23,000-tonne jacket for an offshore oil platform in Norway. Now, footage has become available showing just how Sarens accomplished the mammoth task.

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Genie works its magic

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Spanning 2000ha and producing nine million tonnes of petroleum products along with 4.5 million tonnes of petrochemicals a year, the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) is one of the largest integrated developments in the chemical and petrochemical industries in the world.

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Australian companies expanding with new Terex & Demag cranes

Terex Cranes recently received orders for new cranes from seven Australian companies looking to expand on their current fleets.

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How do you handle a US$50M super yacht? Carefully.

A new generation Enerpac synchronous lifting system has demonstrated its tough but tender precision lifting capabilities when deployed by New Zealand's Rich Rigging Project Services on behalf of Titan Marine to delicately hoist a 600-ton racing super yacht.

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Playing crane Tetris (video)

Two 1100-tonne cranes have been shifted as Ports of Auckland prepares the Fergusson Container Terminal for bigger ships and automation.

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Manitou acquires majority stake in LiftRite

All-terrain material handling equipment manufacturer, Manitou Group, has acquired a majority stake in WA-based dealership, LiftRite Hire & Sales.

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