Thistle Wind Partners land 2 GW in highly competitive ScotWind offshore wind leasing round

Crown Estate Scotland announced that Thistle Wind Partners (TWP), a consortium of DEME Concessions, Qair Marine SAS, and Aspiravi International NV, have been awarded 2GW worth of option areas in Scotland’s highly competitive ScotWind seabed leasing process. The win includes a 1 GW fixed foundation project and a 1 GW floating wind farm. The consortium …

DP World completes £40M Southampton investment

DP World has just announced that 11 of the most sustainable straddle carriers yet manufactured will go into service at Southampton with immediate effect, completing a £40m investment over the last 12 months in Britain’s second largest container terminal. The vehicles, which lift containers moved by the quay cranes and then service onward forms of …

Schuch prepares to face future challenges with Liebherr

Crane and heavy haulage contractor Schuch, which has several outlets in the Rhine-Main and Rhine-Neckar conurbations, has ordered 15 new mobile cranes from Liebherr with lifting capacities between 90 and 750 tonnes. The company is readying itself to face current and future challenges on the market by means of continuous new and replacement purchases as …

Three Liebherr Auto RMGs for CSX Intermodal in North Carolina

Liebherr Container Cranes delivered three fully automated rail mounted gantry cranes to the CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Terminal (CCX) in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The cabinless RMGs have been supplied with Liebherr Remote operator Stations (ROS) for supervised moves and exception handling.  The widespan Liebherr RMGs have a span of 165 ft. (50.292 m), a …

DC Battery Technologies launches new 4,000 Series Lithium Iron batteries

DC Battery Technologies Ltd has announced the launch of the new 4,000 Series of Lithium Iron Phosphate LiFePO4 batteries. The new 4,000 Series offers a range of benefits such as unique triple-safety protection, fast charge performance and prominent long life for applications including marine, leisure, electric vehicles, energy storage systems, mobile CCTV and lighting, and …

Abu Dhabi to host region’s first tyre storage and distribution hub

AD Ports Group has signed an agreement with China-based Shandong Port Group, to establish a Tyre Hub at KIZAD for the storage and distribution of tyres. AD Ports Group will provide space for an upcoming 150,000 sqm facility in KIZAD under its Industrial Cities & Free Zone Cluster. This will include warehouse management, logistics, distribution, …

Sandvik secures tunneling equipment order in the EMEA region

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has been awarded a contract in the EMEA region valued at around SEK 1 billion for the supply of tunnelling equipment, roadheaders and underground drill rigs. The order has been booked in the fourth quarter 2021 and delivery of the equipment is scheduled from the fourth quarter 2022 until the …

Enerpac JS-500 rental now available in USA

When President Biden signed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law last month, he destined an already booming construction industry to reach new heights. With the US government’s hefty investment in civil construction, the construction industry will grow significantly in 2022 and beyond.  Demand for heavy lifting and specialized transport equipment is expected to skyrocket.  …

Bolloré receives an offer from MSC to acquire Bolloré Africa Logistics

The Bolloré Group has received an offer from the MSC Group to acquire 100% of Bolloré Africa Logistics, comprising all of the Bolloré Group’s transport and logistics activities in Africa, on the basis of an enterprise value, net of minority interests, of €5.7 billion. The Bolloré Group has granted the MSC Group an exclusivity until …