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  • Strong start for CATAP

    The inaugural International Cranes and Transport Asia Pacific (CATAP) conference got off to a strong start in Singapore on 30 September...

  • New RTG for Kiel

    The Port of Kiel has taken delivery of a portal crane manufactured by Finnish company Konecranes for its Schwedenkai Intermodal Terminal in Germany...

  • New smart vehicle from Hiab and Volvo

    Hiab, part of Cargotec, has launched a new environmentally friendly load handling truck crane in collaboration with Volvo Truck Center Sweden...


FEATURES
  • Working towards a greener future

    From the manufacturing process to making equipment more recyclable, manufacturers are reducing the impact their products have on the environment. Laura Hatton investigate...

  • The Knowledge: Dolly or not

    It is not always a straightforward decision when considering whether a load or a route is suitable for a dolly type transport. Marco van Daal reports...

  • Effective lifting

    Automation, synchronisation and more lifting capacity are just a few areas that are shaping the development of telescopic hydraulic gantry cranes. Laura Hatton investigat...

  • All terrains ready for the world

    Different requirements around the world are influencing the design of all terrain cranes. Laura Hatton investigates...

  • The Knowledge: Bolsters or turntables

    The topic this month in our regular how-to series is an explanation of bolsters or turntables and ways to implement them for transporting long loads. Marco van Daal repor...

  • Extreme power: working in the energy sector

    Companies need to adhere to strict safety and training programmes to work in the energy sector. Laura Hatton reports...

  • Weighing continued: finding the co-ordinates

    As shown last month a weighing can be used to determine the X and Y co-ordinates of a load. When it comes to the Z co-ordinate, however, it can be a different matter, as...

  • Floating forward

    The use of floating cranes, automation technology and heavy lift cranes that can turn any port into a heavy lift port are having a major impact on the way that dockside l...

  • Testing transports

    As wind turbine components keep getting bigger the challenge for transport companies and equipment manufacturers to overcome these difficulties gets ever more complicated...

  • The Knowledge: Time to weigh

    Following on from and linked to the centre of gravity topic from last month’s article, is this month’s equally important subject of weighing a load. Marco van Daal report...

  • The second generation

    High capacity gantry cranes have been in the industry for more than 50 years. Vladimir Nevsimal looks at how the second generation of gantry cranes was designed...

 

 

 

 

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