Konecranes delivers 39 reach stackers to Germany

The BwFuhrparkService GmbH, the fleet service company especially for the German Bundeswehr (Federal Armed Forces), ordered 39 Konecranes reach stackers in March last year. Specially adapted for harsh conditions, they will be used to handle containers in military locations around the country. Since the beginning of September 2020, Konecranes has been modernizing the fleet with …

Magna Tyres launches advanced reach stacker tyres

Magna Tyres has announced the launch of its latest addition to the material handling tyre line-up: the 18.00-25 Magna M-Stacker (IND-4). A more advanced tyre for use on reach stackers, empty container handlers and heavy-duty forklifts designed with a focus on improving the efficiency and productivity of cargo operations. The Magna M-Stacker has been developed …

KONECRANES AND CARGOTEC TO MERGE CREATING A GLOBAL LEADER IN SUSTAINABLE MATERIAL FLOW

Konecranes Plc and Cargotec Corporation announce that their respective Boards of Directors have today signed a combination agreement and a merger plan to combine the two companies through a merger. Strategic, Commercial and Operational Benefits The proposed combination of Konecranes and Cargotec is complementary and value-creating from geographical; product and services offering; employee; customer; and …

Liebherr Reachstacker wins two major tenders in Central and South America.

Liebherr has won two major reach stacker tender in Central and South America. Firstly, EMPORNAC Guatemala has awarded Liebherr a contract to supply and service 20 Toplift Reachstackers as the winner of an international tender, taking into account the fuel consumption and driving comfort. The first units for EMPORNAC were handed over and commissioned in …

West Africa Container Terminal invests in new equipment

West Africa Container Terminal (WACT), located in Onne Port, has invested in two new Liebherr LHM 550 Mobile Harbor Cranes (MHCs) in response to continued volume growth in the Eastern Nigerian market. The new harbor cranes are due for deployment in July this year and will further boost the efficiency and cargo handling operation of …

The new LRS 545-27 Reachstacker travels to Australia

The company Tianqi Lithium operates a new lithium hydroxide plant in the Kwinana Industrial Area in Western Australia. To meet the growing demand for rechargeable batteries and to ensure smooth loading process, a powerful and reliable device is required. Therefore, decision was made to acquire the Liebherr LRS 545-27 Reachstacker. This new machine has a …

Hyster begins development of electric reachstacker for Port of Valencia

Hyster Europe is currently developing a zero-emission reachstacker featuring a hydrogen fuel cell for the port of Valencia, as part of the European Horizon 2020 programme and H2Ports project. “An on-board Hydrogen fuel cell will charge the battery on the forthcoming fully electric Hyster Reachstacker,” said Jan Willem van den Brand, Director Big Truck Product …

In the Port of Durban, the seven Liebherr LRS 545 reachstackers are working effectively !

Liebherr had delivered seven LRS 545 reachstackers to South Africa’s Port of Durban in December 2017, following an order made by Transnet SOC Ltd, a freight transport specialist . They had been dispatched from the manufacturing site in Sunderland, Great Britain, last February. Thanks to the on-site assembly by Liebherr service engineers, all seven units …