Eiffage Génie Civil and Chantiers Modernes Construction awarded Guiness World Records

Eiffage Génie Civil  and Chantiers Modernes Construction teams, who are taking part in the transformation of the Syctom household waste treatment center in Ivry/Paris XIII were awarded the Guinness World Records for the longest slipform made in once. Slipform can be implemented faster than conventional concrete construction and, using this technique, the teams were able …

Wallenius Wilhelmsen introduces world’s first full scale wind-powered RoRo ship

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has introduced its latest initiative, the Orcelle Wind, a wind-powered Pure Car and Truck Carrier that will achieve up to 90% reduced emissions. The goal is to have a design ready for contracting with a shipyard by mid-2022, and a finished vessel ready for the high seas by 2025. "Since 2008, we have …

Kalmar ensures contract for 10 eco-efficient straddle carriers

Kalmar will supply Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam (ECT) with a total of 10 hybrid straddle carriers for its ECT Delta terminal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. According to Kalmar the hybrid straddle carriers significantly reduce both fuel consumption and CO2 emissions when compared to using traditional diesel-powered machines and also generate much less noise than their …

Maersk to operate world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel

Maersk accelerates the efforts to decarbonise marine operations with the launch of the world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel in 2023, seven years ahead of the initial 2030, ambition. All future Maersk owned new buildings will have dual fuel technology installed, enabling either carbon neutral operations or operation on standard very low sulphur fuel oil …

The Port of Grenaa goes for emission-free handling with Liebherr

The port of Grenaa, one of Denmark's largest commercial and industrial ports, has decided to upgrade its equipment and increase its performance with the purchase of a Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane, which is by far the most frequently sold model in the LHM portfolio with more than 250 units delivered. In order to …

Heliox signs framework agreement with MAN Truck & Bus SE

Heliox has signed a framework agreement with MAN Truck & Bus SE. Accordingly, MAN Truck & Bus, as part of its sales of battery-electric commercial vehicles, offers state-of-the-art charging infrastructure from Heliox in Europe. “Heliox is proud to partner with MAN Truck & Bus SE. We support MAN with the project planning and implementation of …

Liebherr introduces three new machines including the world’s first battery-powered crawler crane

Liebherr has unveiled three new machines for foundation work, material handling and lifting, including the world’s first battery-powered crawler crane. All colour compositions in the latest generation combine the classic Liebherr yellow with new black, grey and white accents. The new design focuses on an even higher level of safety emphasised, above all, by improved …

Haulotte supports the Loxam Group in the energy transition

The demand for non-polluting machines is growing in Europe, particularly in France. In order to meet the economic challenges of this market, the Loxam Group has invested in Haulotte equipment that meets this new demand with the HA20 LE PRO, a 20-meter electric all-terrain articulating boom, the first model of the PULSEO range launched in …