Two Sennebogen crawler cranes in action on the French Riviera

Since 2018 the Port of Cannes has been carrying out renovation and reinforcement work on the Laubeuf and du Large seawalls. The main objective of this renovation work is to provide people and infrastructure with long-term protection against severe wave action, in harmony with the environment. The several involved contractors responsible for the lifting work …

Seaport expansion costs will greatly exceed sea-level rise adaption costs through 2050, new study shows

Seaport footprints will need to expand by up to 3,689 square kilometers (1,424 square miles) worldwide in the next three decades to cope with the combination of sea-level rise and rising demand, according to a new study published in Earth’s Future, a peer-reviewed scientific journal focusing on climate change and future sustainability.  The new study modeled trade growth …

Hydrogen turbine construction starts in the Netherlands

Sustainable hydrogen supplier HYGRO has announced that the first construction phase of a hydrogen turbine starts on the ECN Wind Turbine test field in Wieringermeer. The project is part of “Duwaal”, a green hydrogen initiative that aims to develop the green hydrogen distribution regionally. Enercon supplies the wind turbine as part of the hydrogen turbine. …

Vestas to lay off 400 employees in Europe

Vestas has announced the optimisation of its product portfolio, which includes stopping certain projects with immediate effect. As a consequence of these measures, Vestas intends to lay off approximately 400 employees, which will primarily affect locations in Denmark. A limited number of layoffs is also expected in other locations in Europe. Additionally, Vestas’ registered directors …

Indra Automobile Recycling and Deloitte commissioned by the Moroccan State to organize the end-of-life vehicle sector

The French company Indra, which is dedicated to the recycling and re-employment of motor vehicles and Deloitte SAS (French subsidiary of the British company Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited) was chosen by the Moroccan state for an 8-month mission . First of all, a main mission of 5 months to establish a diagnosis of the Moroccan …

Start of the delivery of 6 new Liebherr LH 60M Industry Litronic material handlers for voestalpine

The first of the 6 new Liebherr LH 60 M Industry Litronic handling machines from phase IV / Tier 4f was added to the machine park of the Austrian company Voestalpine Stahl GmbH in Linz. The company, which specialises in steel strips, heavy plates and casting products, operates a 100,000 m2 scrapyard, where around 6 …

€ 3.3 billion water treatment mega project for Egypt

President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has engaged his country in the implementation of a huge project of water treatment and desalination. This mega project, with an estimated cost of € 3.3 billion, will be the largest in the country's history and will ensure the supply of drinking water to nearly 94.8 million Egyptians. "Water for agriculture and …