Gaussin and Total to develop world’s first Full Electric Aircraft Refueller Transporter

Gaussin and Total are working together to develop the world's first full electric ART FULL ELEC (Aircraft Refueller Transporter). Planned for the Airbus industrial site in Toulouse, this prototype will be capable of towing two fuel tankers, with a fuel capacity of 30 tons each. Delivery is expected at the end of 2020. Saft, a …

AMCS technologies’ anti-collision systems to train future crane operators

Intended for the training of future crane operators, four AMCS technologies’ anti-collision systems are installed on the various cranes of the AFPA training center at Egletons in Corrèze, France. The DCS 61-S equips a Liebherr 71 EC-B, a Potain GMA IGO 50, a GMA HD 25 and a Potain GME MC 85 crane in travelling. …

Eiffage wins Paris-Saclay hospital contract worth €141 million

Eiffage Construction ,as part of a consortium, has signed build and maintenance-servicing contract for the Paris-Saclay hospital, worth €141 million, with Groupe Hospitalier Nord- Essonne. This new facility will cover approximately 45,000 sqm, with a capacity of 416 beds or places. Works are due to begin in summer 2021 for completion in late 2023, ensuring …

Modulift’s CMOD 12 Spreader Frame lifts over 100 years old ship

Built for the Royal Navy in the historic Portsmouth Dockyard over 100 years ago in 1915, Dorian, one of Dunkirk’s little ships, has been in restoration in Southampton since 2011. Once the work was complete, the ship weighing 9.7 tonnes was lifted back into the sea by King Liftings Liebherr LTM1060-3.1 60 tonne crane using …

Geodis secures millions of masks for France

Geodis has been commissioned by the French Government to organize the emergency supply of millions of masks from China to France. The transport specialist is planning 16 flights over the coming weeks, representing in volume terms approximately 2400 m3 of capacity weekly. If necessary, this schedule could be extended into the month of May. Geodis …

VINCI: Impact of the current health crisis

VINCI has recently published the significant impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on its activities. Passenger numbers at airports managed by VINCI Airports have fallen sharply in March, with an estimated 40% decline in the first three weeks of the month. That decline has worsened in the last few days following containment measures and decisions taken …

JDL EXPO 2020 EXHIBITION, THE PERFECT TIMING!

Get ready for the next move! Move It magazine partner of the JDL EXPO 2020 exhibition from September 9 to 11 in France. With the critical situation in which we all work, we must now prepare our future and the JDL EXPO is there at the right time.  This European exhibition of exceptional materials will …

Tadano unifies its commercial approach

Lifting companies operating in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Russia will benefit from a more rational business approach which will allow them to offer the full range of Tadano and Demag crane equipment from a single source. Each crane equipment sales manager in the EMEAR territory will offer its customers the full range of …

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 …

Eiffage and VINCI Energies win together a contract worth €68 million

The Aline consortium, led by Eiffage through the economic interest group Eiffage Énergie Systèmes Ferroviaires in a partnership with VINCI Energies subsidiary SDEL Transport Grands Projets, has won the contract to implement the electrical architecture for Lines 16 and 17 of the Grand Paris Express. The two lines comprise 30 kilometres of track, 10 stations …