Equippo introduces new online auction format

The Swiss founded start-up Equippo is introducing a new online auction concept, breaking with the “buyer beware” business model of traditional auctioneers. Equippo offers a 100% “Money Back Guarantee”, allowing for a full refund, regardless of the reason. The company sells virtual lots from sellers premises and its own two physical locations, in the port …

France Elévateur: a new production line is born !

The population’s need for data exchange and communication is constantly growing. To meet these needs, a national plan for the implementation of a fibre optic network has been put into place and by 2022, the entire French territory should have access to very high-speed broadband. Responding to the exploding telecom market and increasing need for …

AMCS technologies secures another « Grand Paris Express » project

In Aulnay-sous-Bois (near Paris) five Wolff 7534.16 as well as three MDT 308 have been equipped with DCS 61-S, anti-collision systems and AMCS technologies zoning. The cranes have been erected for the construction of the operating center for subway lines 16 and 17 of the « Grand Paris Express ». In total, 8 tower cranes, …

Two Sennebogen crawler cranes in action on the French Riviera

Since 2018 the Port of Cannes has been carrying out renovation and reinforcement work on the Laubeuf and du Large seawalls. The main objective of this renovation work is to provide people and infrastructure with long-term protection against severe wave action, in harmony with the environment. The several involved contractors responsible for the lifting work …

ITER relies on Enerpac lifting systems

Enerpac SyncHoist lifting systems are assisting in the assembly of the Vacuum Vessel for ITER in Southern France. The SyncHoist millimetre lifting accuracy is needed to lift 500 tonnes vacuum vessel sectors into an Up-Ending tool for vessel assembly by the ITER Sector Sub-Assembly Tool. The torus-shaped ITER vacuum vessel will host the fusion reaction. …

Abidjan Terminal takes delivery of two fully electric APM 75T HE tractors

Abidjan Terminal, the operator of the container terminal at the Port of Abidjan, has taken delivery of two fully electric APM 75T HE tractors as part of the “Green Terminal” environmental certification programme initiated by Bolloré Ports. These machines are the product of the synergy between the Bolloré Group, via Bolloré Ports and Blue Solutions, …

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 …

It’s official !

The government has just confirmed, after the Defense Council on Friday, June 19, that exhibitions, fairs, congresses and major events can resume from September 1, following the mobilization of event professionals, who have asked for clarification of this recovery. Confirmed this morning by the President of the Palais des Congres of Beaune, Jean-François Champion, and …

GE Renewable Energy to hire 250 additional employees for its factory in Cherbourg, France

GE Renewable Energy is planning to recruit 250 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France, by the first quarter of 2021. The facility, which opened two years ago in April 2018, has produced the world’s largest offshore wind turbine blade ever manufactured, 107-meters long, dedicated to GE’s Haliade-X …

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 …