Eiffage Métal appoints Thierry Wolkiewiez as CEO France

Eiffage Métal has appointed Thierry Wolkiewiez as CEO France, reporting directly to Guillaume Sauvé, Chairman of Eiffage Génie Civil and Eiffage Métal. A graduate of the École Polytechnique and the École des Mines de Paris, Thierry Wolkiewiez began his career with ExxonMobil in 1998, where he held a number of managerial roles in the areas …

B2A Technology appoints Nicolas Breton as Chief Operating Officer

B2A Technology has appointed Nicolas Breton as Chief Operating Officer effective May 18th, 2020. Nicolas Breton has two Masters of Engineering degrees from the French "École Polytechnique" and "École des Ponts et Chaussées", and a Masters of Science degree from Stanford University. He began his career in the world of specialized overhead cranes for aluminium …

Kroustalelis Special Transport trusts Goldhofer heavy-duty modules

Greek special transport company, Kroustalelis, relied on a Goldhofer THP/LTSO heavy-duty combination as a trailer combination to transport a 67-meter-long naphtha splitter and an equally long deisohexanizer from the production facility of EKME S.A. in Thessaloniki to the local port for onward shipment. Kroustalelis Special Transport handled the first stage of the journey to the …

Osprey signs shipbuilding contract worth £3m

The UK-based specialist logistics firm, Osprey Group, has recently signed a £3m shipbuilding contract for two new offshore barges, Osprey Bouwer and Osprey Fabrique. Ideal for work supporting the offshore renewables and oil and gas industries., the two new barges will both be 50 meters long, with a beam of 18.8 meter and a depth …

Al Faris orders Liebherr cranes worth around 80 million euros

Al Faris has placed an ordered for 69 Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes worth around 80 million euros. The order includes two LTC 1050-3.1 compact cranes, mobile cranes with lifting capacities from 55 to 650 tonnes and three crawler cranes with lifting capacities from 400 to 800 tonnes. The new order includes 12 LTM 1230-5.1 …

Maersk’s first intercontinental train from Europe to Asia

Mersk’s first intercontinental train was dispatched from St. Petersburg port in the eastward direction, carrying goods from Europe to Asia. The overall transit time of the new intercontinental service from ports in North Europe to ports in Korea and Japan will be between 23 and 32 days, which is a reduction by half compared to …

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 …

Kuenz to design and deliver cranes for Kyshtym, Russia

Kyshtym Copper Electrolytic Plant, has selected Kuenz to design and deliver automated overhead cranes including tailor-made lifting devices and two Remote Operating Stations. The company is going to install a warehouse next to the new Copper Electro Refinery and in order to improve anodes and cathodes handling, the Russian company has relied on Kuenz. For …

Leoch acquires UK based battery specialist

Leoch, one of the largest battery manufacturers in the world, has announced the acquisition of a 100 per cent stake in DBS Leoch. The new company, Leoch Battery UK Ltd will become the UK subsidiary of Leoch International. The new business will be based in Market Harborough, Leicestershire and will enable Leoch to grow its …