PRODUCTS & SERVICES

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12 January 2024

A COMPANY wanted a bespoke electric-powered winch lifting system to raise and lower large vinyl-type sheets in a purpose-built ‘wet area’.

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12 January 2024

LIFTING EQUIPMENT specialist, Konecranes, has launched its RailQ 3D crane runway survey programme. The package has been designed to provide highly accurate measurement of crane runway alignment and is backed by comprehensive analysis of cloud-based data.

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03 November 2023

HOIST & WINCH recently supplied a tandem-lifting hoist system as part of improvements to Environment Agency flood defence assets at Taplow Weir on the Jubilee Relief Channel, an 11.6 km asset that reduces flood risk to 3,200 properties by diverting water from the River Thames when flows are high.

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05 September 2023

TRAVIS PERKINS has made a multi-million pound investment in 400 new truck loader cranes.

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24 April 2023

DP World Antwerp Gateway has taken three gigantic container cranes at its terminal in the Port of Antwerp-Bruges.

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03 November 2022

EVERY HOIST installation is different, and most generally present some level of challenge to overcome, typically relating to the dimensional clearances of the hoist unit or the logistics of general access conditions.

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02 October 2022

LIFTING APPLICATIONS place special demands on the installation space for drives. 

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04 August 2022

THE MANUFACTURER has added the equipment to its rough-terrain aerial platform production unit in France.

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04 March 2022

ALONGSIDE ITS wide portfolio of lifting and handling equipment for sale, Hoist and Winch is promoting its extensive know-how and experience in the hire market.

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03 March 2022

LIFTING EQUIPMENT specialist Konecranes has upgraded and relaunched its popular range of belt hoists.

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07 February 2022

HOIST AND Winch has come a long way in a short space of time. From humble beginnings in 2007, the company today offers a full spectrum of lifting equipment services to the UK and global marketplace.

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10 November 2021

VERLINDE HAS extended its open winch series for heavy duty applications with the PDW series. This range of open winches provides a technical answer to lifting applications in a wide range of capacities from 6.3 to 70 tonnes, with duty classifications of up to M6.

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02 August 2021

KALMAR HAS introduced a new generation of its rubber-tyred gantry crane (RTG). 

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08 July 2021

DEMAG HAS added new components to its universal KBK crane construction kit, allowing users to create even more versatile lifting systems with higher load capacities, improved use of the available space and reduced installation work.

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06 April 2020

The crane manufacturer won an order for its innovative S-series overhead models from a new customer, häuselmann metall.

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30 August 2019

J&B Equipment has installed a circular crane and other systems to lift jet engines for testing at an aerospace company. Acco Material Handling Solutions provided the solution.

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23 July 2019

Demag Cranes & Components has added overhung and extending configurations to its KBK Aluline light crane system.

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07 June 2019

A superconducting electromagnet company, Tesla Engineering, has been sentenced after a worker was fatally hit and crushed by an overhead gantry crane.

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06 June 2019

Lifting equipment manufacturer and service provider Konecranes Demag UK has reaffirmed its commitment to providing equal employment opportunities by entering into partnership with the Women’s Engineering Society (WES).

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27 March 2019

Pneumatic hoists offer numerous advantages over their electric counterparts, says JD Neuhaus.

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FEATURES

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26 February 2024

ACCORDING TO the Siemens True Cost of Downtime report, an hour’s unplanned downtime in 2022 cost manufacturers 50% more than in 2020.

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25 October 2023

Ross Moloney explains why it is important to engage with legislators to help them understand the role of lifting in key sectors like logistics and how to improve safe practice.

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23 May 2023

Check out a wealth of expert speakers and 45+ innovative exhibitors at the upcoming Tomorrow’s Warehouse Event at the Coventry CBS Arena on June 8. It’s free to attend with free food and parking, and you earn CPD points to boot.

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09 January 2023

As we prepare for an uncertain 2023, HSS is excited to reveal its rebrand as Logistics Matters from January - with a view to better cover the wide range of challenges facing the world of materials handling, supply chain, warehousing and logistics.

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09 January 2023

Andrew Wright, Deputy CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), explains how training is evolving to ensure quality and expertise is sustained, reinforcing the confidence logistics operations place in lifting equipment and service suppliers.

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09 January 2023

THE SPECIALIST services available from Hoist & Winch have come to the rescue of a cement industry customer that was looking to replace a large rotor used in its production process.

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09 January 2023

Lifting is a fundamental aspect of materials handling and logistics throughout all supply chains. Ross Moloney encourages everybody in materials handling and logistics to open their eyes to the importance of lifting equipment and the role of safety.

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09 January 2023

The pandemic has already created a great need for capital investment as companies seek to rapidly re-tool their logistics operations. For those companies on the fence about such investments, the Government has unveiled an additional kicker - the ‘super-deduction’ tax break. See here for how it works alongside other relevant tax measures.

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28 January 2021

KONECRANES HAS supplied a material handling system, incorporating an S-series crane, at ABB’s Drives Service Workshop (DSW) in Coalville, Leicestershire.

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26 October 2020

Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), describes how the world’s leading lifting association tackled the adversity posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and is shaping the way it supports its members going forward.

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08 September 2020

Aerospace and industrial components supplier has heavily invested systematically in handling equipment.

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13 April 2020

A seventh Verlinde overhead crane of 40 tonnes was recently installed in Greg Transports´ warehouse facilities in Belgium.

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06 January 2020

Ross Moloney, CEO of The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), reviews a year in which the association celebrated its past by creating initiatives to sustain the lifting industry’s future.

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19 November 2019

Konecranes has announced the launch of three new lifting products to reinforce its comprehensive range of material handling equipment.

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02 November 2018

Greater awareness of condition monitoring of wire ropes using magnetic head technology is required to avoid the risk of catastrophic port crane failure, says LEEA.

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03 October 2018

LEEA (The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) is taking a quality over quantity approach, driving higher standards for members, as CEO Ross Moloney explains to HSS editor Simon Duddy.

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14 September 2018

LiftEx 2018, the free-to-attend flagship event of LEEA (The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association), is the unmissable global gathering for the lifting industry. It takes place at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes on 14-15 November.

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01 July 2018

ROMO, the manufacturer of designer fabrics, wallcovering, rugs etc turned to Ferretto Group for an ASRS solution.

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02 July 2018

In June 2018, Warrenpoint Port ordered a Konecranes Gottwald Model 3 Mobile Harbour Crane. The order is part of the Northern-Irish port’s 25-year growth plan.

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27 March 2018

Street Crane has launched a new range of cost-effective special hoists specifically designed for use on curved or straight monorails and with lifting capacities up to 38 tonnes.

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