Konecranes Goliath heading to France

Konecranes will deliver a Goliath gantry crane to Chantiers de l’Atlantique, a shipyard in St. Nazaire, France, following an order booked in Q4 2019. It will handle large ship blocks and panels over the dry dock, playing a leading role in ship assembly at this storied shipyard. The Goliath gantry carne will be manufactured in …

Bigge Crane and Rigging expands fleet with Liebherr

On the first day of Conexpo, Liebherr officially handed over the keys for 22 new LR 1300.1 SX crawler cranes to the American crane rental company, Bigge Crane and Rigging, which is headquartered in California. These are not the first LR 1300’s from Liebherr that Bigge is adding to their fleet. Bigge was one of …

Kuenz delivers two more intermodal cranes for Metrans

Metrans, one of the leading companies for intermodal transport, has recently took a delivery of a Kuenz intermodal crane in Prague. Another crane was delivered to Budapest shortly before. Metrans connects the seaports of Rotterdam, Hamburg and Bremerhaven with the hinterland (southern Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and Austria). Since 2006 a total …

Italgru supplies two more cranes to Africa

After the successful delivery of its 80t crane model, IMHC1580, to the Mediterranean Port of Tenes in Algeria, the Italian manufacturer wins a new order for two Italgru cranes, IMHC2120E, destined for the Port of Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania. This model has a maximum capacity of 125t and is equipped with electric drives. Acquired …

Alstom signs €100 million contract in Germany

Alstom wins €100 million contract for manufacturing, delivering and maintaining until 2032 eleven Coradia Continental battery-electric trains in Germany. In 2014, Alstom already delivered 29 Coradia electric regional trains (EMU) but in order to bridge the 80 kilometres of non-electrified line between the cities of Chemnitz and Leipzig, the authority this time requested a battery-electric …

Liebherr’s largest port handling machine operates in China

The world’s largest, electrically-operated Liebherr port handling machine with gantry undercarriage, the LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic, has been commissioned and handed over in Da Feng Port in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. The LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic is the first electrically-operated port handling machine in its weight class entirely supplied by …

Delta Gulf’s first Demag AC 250-5 all terrain crane

The Abu Dhabi-based crane service provider Delta Gulf took delivery of its first Demag AC 250-5 all terrain crane. The new addition to the fleet was handed over by Regional Demag Sales Manager Sahil Shaikh. One of the main advantages for Delta Gulf is the crane’s compactness that is advantageous for projects in the booming …

Kuenz: Intermodal container cranes for Poland

The Polish company Centrum Logistyczno Inwestycyjne Poznań II Sp. z o.o. is going to extend its intermodal container terminal in Jasin, near Poznan.For subject extension, Kuenz has been awarded for the delivery of three brand new single girder intermodal cranes. They will be able to stack one over four containers and be equipped with a …

Antonov Airlines: Mining equipment door-to-door delivery

On behalf of Australian chemical company, Yara Pilbara Nitrates, Antonov Airlines has recently completed door-to-door delivery of two rotary drying drums from Paris-Vatry Airport in France to Port Hedland International Airport in Australia. The two 21-metre long drying drums with a weight of 57 tonnes each will be used in the Nitrates manufacturing industry. The …

Kuenz wins order for two tankhouse cranes in Russia

The Russian company Kyshtym Electrolytic Copper Plant has awarded Kuenz with a delivery of two brand new tankhouse cranes for its new Electro Refinery in Kyshtym, Russia. The both cranes will be equipped with a sophisticated crane control system for fully automated anode and cathode handling, in single and double lift mode operation. The cranes …