Bronto Skylift appoints new Project Managers

Bronto Skylift has named Jarmo Kokkola and Juha Särkijärvi as Project Managers to oversee and develop the total order-to-delivery process. Jarmo Kokkola is a long-time Brontonian with 12 years of experience from engineering, product management and sales within the company. Juha Särkijärvi on the other hand is a new member of the Bronto Family with …

Goldhofer’s trailling dolly solution proves its worth

Hofmann Kran-Vermietung has relied on Goldhofer’s new »bladeS« blade hauler in combination with its self-tracking trailing dolly for the transportation of three 75-meter-long wind turbine blades from Rostock to the Hopsten-Schale wind farm more than 400 kilometers away. Goldhofer’s »bladeS« is available in a number of different combinations. Through the use of a 5-axle tractor …

PM appoints new sales directors

PM has appointed Stefano Ghesini as Italy Sales Director, with the task of consolidating existing business relationships and expanding the main distribution channels for PM cranes. Stefano has began his career in the crane sector working in a small company in the northern Italian region, where he was responsible for the development of the sales …

Magna Tyres opens new sales office in Czech Republic

Due to the increasing demand in Eastern Europe area, Magna Tyres has announced the opening of another sales office in Czech Republic. Leaded by Mr. Danil Špaček, the new office also serves to be closer to the Slovakian market. “We took a great deal of care in choosing this location for our new office. This …

Fagioli and Somalew Cranes & Logistics form strategic alliance

Fagioli SPA, Italy, and Somalev Cranes & Logistics, based in Morocco, have formed a strategic alliance to provide heavy lifting services to many upcoming projects in Morocco and region. Fagioli, specialised in heavy transport and lifting, project logistics and freight forwarding activities, has a large fleet of equipment to perform any kind of transport and …

P&O Ferrymasters starts operations at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park

P&O Ferrymasters, one of the leading European providers of tailor-made transportation and logistics services, took occupation of the 231,000 sq ft (21,460 m²) distribution centre space at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park. The company was able to set up business immediately to manage and operate the new distribution centre, allowing it to meet increased …

PHL Hydraulics UK relies on Enerpac Cube Jack

PHL Hydraulics UK has relied on Enerpac SCJ-50 Cube Jacks to install a 40-ton processing vessel in a busy chemical plant. Measuring 80m x 4m diameter, the vessel needed to be raised 1.5m to allow a 1m high platform to be inserted beneath. Supplied with jacking beams, the vessel was initially raised from 0.25m using jack …

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 …

ECOL announces landmark recognition agreement with British Columbia

ESTA, the European Association of Abnormal Road Transport and Mobile Cranes has published a statement announcing that the crane operators holding an European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) will be able to work in British Columbia, Canada without undertaking additional training. ECOL, created by ESTA, has signed a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with the British Columbia …

Kuenz installs first cranes in Africa

In 2016, Kuenz won a contract with APM Terminals, a subsidiary of Maersk Group, to deliver 42 ASCs to a new automated terminal in the Port of Tanger, Morocco. Kuenz delivered all 42 cranes over the first two phases of the project from 2017-2019, with the terminal officially opening in June 2019. Today the cranes …