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Trailblazer Working Group holds inaugural meeting

Trailblazer Working Group holds inaugural meeting

A Trailblazer Working Group (TWG) to develop the apprenticeship standard for the Lifting Industry has been assembled by Baz Trewhella, Project Specialist at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association, LEEA, following an intensive consultation campaign. The TWG met for the first time on Wednesday 14 November 2018 during LiftEx 2018. The …

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KABELSCHLEPP Metool designs complete solution for a heavy duty crane system

KABELSCHLEPP Metool I heavy duty crane system

KABELSCHLEPP Metool designed and implemented a solid stainless steel drag chain including a support structure for a rotating tower crane from AXTech, used on the gigantic multi-function vessel “North Sea Giant” in the offshore business. The resulting solution takes into account the limited packaging spaces and extreme requirements of this …

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The right answer for LEEA member questions

The right answer for LEEA member questions

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has launched a system to manage and respond to its members’ technical queries. The LEEA Technical Triage will allow any member of the association in the world to send a technical queryor question via email to a specific address: technicaladvice@leeaint.com. LEEA aims to deliver …

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Hiab completes the acquisition of Effer cranes

Hiab completes the acquisition of Effer cranes

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has completed the acquisition of Effer S.p.A. from CTE Group. Signing of the transaction was announced on 31 July 2018. For Hiab as the global leader in on-road load handling solutions, this acquisition means a significant advancement in its ambition to be leader in cranes and …

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Cimcorp provides a new order picking system and keg gripper for Olvi Brewery

Cimcorp provides a new order picking system and keg gripper for Olvi Brewery

The Finnish brewery has ordered a new dolly picking system and modified solution for keg handling for its headquarters in Iisalmi, Finland. Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic gantry-based order fulfilment and tyre-handling solutions, announces it is providing a robotic dolly picking system for Olvi Brewery www.olvi.fi at …

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