ALS and Norsea launches new logistics company to support the wind industry

Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has announced together with Norsea, part of the Wilhelmsen Group, the launch of a new logistics company Elevon, whose sole focus is to support the wind industry. “Big opportunities need a singular focus. The pure-play strategy allows Elevon to anticipate and respond quicker to client needs, attract industry-specific talent, go ‘all-in’ …

Manitex International gives update in response to the evolving COVID-19

International provider of cranes and specialised industrial equipment, Manitex International, has provided an update in response to the evolving COVID-19 virus pandemic. The company reports that production and deliveries were minimally affected by COVID-19- related disruptions and precautions for the majority of the first quarter. However, the state- mandated closure of the company’s Italian facilities …

Siemens Gamesa selected for largest U.S. offshore wind power project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will be the turbine supplier for the 2,640-MW Dominion Energy Virginia Offshore Wind project. This is the largest offshore wind power project in U.S. market to date. A long-term service and maintenance agreement is included for the site located off the coast of Virginia. The agreement furthermore foresees utilizing turbines …

Kalmar wins new order from DP World

Kalmar and DP World strengthen their partnership with a new order for 38 Ottawa T2 terminal tractors following an order booked in Cargotec’s 2019 Q3 order intake. The new machines will operate at the company’s Caucedo terminal located in Punta Caucedo, 25 kilometres from Santo Domingo, which is the commercial and political capital of the …

Comansa appoints new Sales Manager for North America

Joseph Patton has been appointed as Sales Manager of tower and luffing-jib cranes for Comansa’s branch in North America. He will be based in Charlotte, NC, and will work with Bill Carbeau, VP of Business Development. Prior to joining Comansa in January 2019, Joseph worked as a Lifting Specialist for Mazzella Lifting Technologies, a supplier …

Magna Tyres expands its activities in Canada and the USA

In order to cope with an increase in its activity on the North American continent, manufacturer of industrial tyres Magna Tyres (Netherlands) will open a new office in Canada. This agency will be under the responsibility of Mr. Alex Vitale recently appointed General Manager of the new Magna Tyres regional office for the USA and …

Ale optimises project costs on steel mill plant in Mexico

The heavy lift specialist Ale was contracted to lift modules, ranging from roof panels to plant modules including several items that were weighing up to 300t each (330 US tons) as a part of a bigger construction project for a new steel mill plant in Silao, located within the northern state of Guanajuato, Mexico. To …

Mammoet used a modular solution on the expansion site of Arcellor Mittal Dofasco steel plant in Canada

The heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet has successfully installed three modules to support a new generator and turbine at the Arcellor Mittal Dofasco steel plant in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. To ensure proper operation, the equipment used had the capacity to move the modules and didn’t wright so much that it overloaded the foundation. Through …

Auriga ordered four Terex BT 5092 cranes

The mexican crane distributor Auriga chose to grow its fleet with four new Terex BT 5092 boom truck cranes. This model uses "a range of chassis built to operate under the most demanding job site conditions and travel at highway speeds," as stated the manufacturer. The BT 5092 has a maximum lift capacity of 22,7t …