AMCS technologies ensures security at the Fécamp wind farm in France

AMCS technologies’ DCS 61-S anti-collision systems will equip 18 Potain tower cranes at the French wind farm site. Located between 13 and 22 kilometers off the coast of Fécamp in Normandy, the offshore wind farm with 71 wind turbines will be connected to gravity foundations installed on the seabed at depths between 25 and 30 …

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 …

CMA CGM Jacques Saadé makes her debut call at DP World Southampton

DP World’s container terminal in Southampton welcomed the CMA CGM JACQUES SAADÉ, the world’s first 23,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) containership to be powered fully by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). The CMA CGM Group’s new flagship vessel recently set another new world record for the number of full containers loaded on a single vessel, carrying …

AMCS technologies unveils anti-collision solution between tower and mobile cranes

After several months of development and testing in real conditions, AMCS technologies introduces its anti-collision solution between tower cranes and mobile cranes. The anti-collision management of the AMCS technologies solution does not lie in the simple temporary neutralization of areas on the site prohibiting tower crane to work within a defined perimeter where the mobile …

Equippo introduces new online auction format

The Swiss founded start-up Equippo is introducing a new online auction concept, breaking with the “buyer beware” business model of traditional auctioneers. Equippo offers a 100% “Money Back Guarantee”, allowing for a full refund, regardless of the reason. The company sells virtual lots from sellers premises and its own two physical locations, in the port …

France Elévateur: a new production line is born !

The population’s need for data exchange and communication is constantly growing. To meet these needs, a national plan for the implementation of a fibre optic network has been put into place and by 2022, the entire French territory should have access to very high-speed broadband. Responding to the exploding telecom market and increasing need for …

AMCS technologies secures another « Grand Paris Express » project

In Aulnay-sous-Bois (near Paris) five Wolff 7534.16 as well as three MDT 308 have been equipped with DCS 61-S, anti-collision systems and AMCS technologies zoning. The cranes have been erected for the construction of the operating center for subway lines 16 and 17 of the « Grand Paris Express ». In total, 8 tower cranes, …

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 …

Vinci wins €1.3 billion contract for Kenya’s motorway

The Republic of Kenya, through its Public Private Partnership Unit and the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), executed an agreement with Rift Valley Highway, a company owned by VINCI Highways (Lead Member), VINCI Concessions, and Meridiam SAS, for the development of the Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Highway project. The signature occurred in Paris on September 30th 2020 …

ITER relies on Enerpac lifting systems

Enerpac SyncHoist lifting systems are assisting in the assembly of the Vacuum Vessel for ITER in Southern France. The SyncHoist millimetre lifting accuracy is needed to lift 500 tonnes vacuum vessel sectors into an Up-Ending tool for vessel assembly by the ITER Sector Sub-Assembly Tool. The torus-shaped ITER vacuum vessel will host the fusion reaction. …