AMCS technologies’ anti-collision systems to train future crane operators

Intended for the training of future crane operators, four AMCS technologies’ anti-collision systems are installed on the various cranes of the AFPA training center at Egletons in Corrèze, France. The DCS 61-S equips a Liebherr 71 EC-B, a Potain GMA IGO 50, a GMA HD 25 and a Potain GME MC 85 crane in travelling. …

Hendrik Veder Group successfully tests hoisting solution

Hendrik Veder Group has used its full-service solution to test a tub-mounted crane with a hoisting capacity of 5,000 tonnes on board the Allseas Pioneering Spirit. The crane passed the test, lifting successfully at 10 percent overload (5,500 tonnes). The 475-year-old company now supplies its customers with a full-service, plug & play testing concept. The rigging …

Van Oord signs partnership with Hendrik Veder Group

During the Europort trade fair in Rotterdam, the international dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord has signed a two-year partnership contract with Hendrik Veder Group, that offers products and services in the field of steel wire rope and fibre ropes. The Netherlands-based company will provide the maritime contractor with lifting equipment required for offshore windmills …

SMIE’s anti-collision system operates in Sweden

The Swedish construction company Skanska in a joint venture with Danska MTH has been commissioned to build the Hisingbron Bridge in central Gothenburg. Working within a proximity to residential areas, roads and public transport systems, the company has equipped two Liebherr 280EC-H tower cranes with the ProSITE anti-collision system, launched by SMIE in 2016. Thanks …

Allseas selects First Subsea Lifting Tools

First Subsea has won a contract to supply three Ballgrab Internal Lifting Tools (ILT) to pipelay, heavy lift and subsea construction company Allseas. Capable to lift loads up to 900mT, the ILT tools will be used for offshore decommissioning projects. They are designed to be inserted into a tubular receptacle attached to the structure to …

New premises for Van Beest USA

The manufacturer and supplier of wire rope- and chain accessories with branches Van Beest has moved to a new office and distribution center in Houston to support the industry availability, quality and introducing new products to the North American markets. “The new office and distribution center allows Van Beest to stock five times the amount …

AMCS technologies on a construction site in Abu Dhabi

AMCS technologies DCS 60 anti collision and zoning system equips twenty tower cranes participating in the Las Island project in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Among the twenty machines, there are sixteen Potain MCT205, two MC175 and two Raimondi MRT294. The DCS 60 operates in real time and in 3-dimensions to calculate the distances between each crane …

Heliox wins charger infrastructure contract in Germany

ESWE Verkehr Wiesbaden, a German fleet-building project for 56 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses, has selected the fleet charging specialist Heliox to provide the charging infrastructure as well as the electrical installation and medium voltage grid connection. The contract covers full installation and service: charging stations, medium voltage connection and a full service and maintenance contract. …

A delicate and unprecedented challenge for AMCS technologies at the Hinkley Point C site

The anti-collision and zoning solutions provider AMCS technologies was chosen to ensure the safety of tower cranes at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in UK. 20 of the 55 tower cranes expected on the site have already been installed and equipped with the devices designed by AMCS technologies. Among all these machines, the …

Maxim Crane Works places large order for Alimak hoists

Maxim Crane Works has placed another large order for the new Alimak Scando 650 construction hoists to strengthen its USA based hoist business. The new order will allow Maxim to increase its offering of turnkey lifting solutions to their existing customers as well as expanding into new markets. “We are pleased that Maxim Crane Works …