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LES appoints Botswana distribution partner
The partnership will help sell the Lifting Equipment Store (LES) product range to large companies, including Botswana mines
Mammoet gains unique winches via acquisition
Two 800 tonne winches come as part of Mammoet’s acquisition of Land & Marine
Ropes and winches: flying the flag high
A look at the rope and winches sector after 12 months of unprecedented disruption from coronavirus. Christian Shelton reports
Winches for robot boats
Palfinger provides winches for Ocean Infinity’s latest autonomous vessels
Ropes and winches: Winding it on
To give the safest and longest service, both steel wire and synthetic fibre rope needs to be treated well, correctly selected and of good quality. ICST reports
Crane technology update
Some of the latest digital and remote monitoring tools available to crane users, as well as some new gantry crane technology
Rope and winches: Bounds of possibility
New or traditional? Two approaches, both pushing the boundaries, especially for tall tower cranes. Christian Shelton reports
Brakes for cranes on SSCV Sleipnir
Brakes for 10,000 tonne capacity cranes on semi-submersible crane vessel installed
Lifting Gear Hire rebrands as LGH
Lifting Gear Hire has changed its name to LGH as part of a worldwide rebranding
Dana and Link-Belt deepen relationship
Crane manufacturer incorporates Brevini winches in multiple crane models
Ropes and winches: Linear development
The rise of synthetic rope continues, although demand for wire rope remains strong. Christian Shelton reports
New winches for Potain tower cranes
A new range of High Performance Lifting (HPL) winches for Potain tower cranes are available from Manitowoc
Ikusi acquired by Danfoss
Industrial radio control system division of Ikusi to be part of Danfoss
Rope and winches: Setting standards
FEM guidelines are an early important step in advancing the widespread application of synthetic fibre ropes in the crane and construction markets. Christian Shelton reports
Radiolink plus helps weigh up air transport needs
Western Australia-based end user Allplant Inspections uses load cells to complete inspections on mobile cranes often located at mines across the sprawling Golden State
Rigmarine winches for Caspian Sea platform
Lifting and marine product specialist Rigmarine has supplied a bespoke winch system for a multi-national oil and gas company in the Caspian Sea region
Bond Offshore takes on Konecranes gantry
Konecranes has installed a double gantry crane and hoist at Bond Offshore Helicopter’s new hangar at Aberdeen Airport in Scotland, UK
Ignacio Simón at Linden Comansa talks about winch development in recent years
Ignacio Simón, system designer at Spanish tower crane manufacturer Linden Comansa, talks to Euan Youdale about developments in winch systems over recent years
Heavy duy hoist from Columbus McKinnon
Columbus McKinnon Corporation has launched the CM Man Guard electric chain hoist with capacities from 0.5 to 3 tonnes. Its main attribute is the overload clutch and heavy duty rating, but the hoist offers a range of other features that set it apart
JDN targets hazardous job sites
The new JDN general duty Mini series air hoists are available with lift capacities from 125 to 1,000 kg. All units, rated Ex II 3 GD IIA T4(X)
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