Uperio modifies shareholding structure

The Uperio group, specialist in rental, distribution and services of tower cranes, announces the plan to modify its shareholding structure. The LFPI group, associated with the Belgian entities Sofina and Gigarant, alongside management, had control of the company since 2019, resulting from the merger of Matebat in France and Arcomet in Belgium. An agreement was …

Eiffage Génie Civil and Chantiers Modernes Construction awarded Guiness World Records

Eiffage Génie Civil  and Chantiers Modernes Construction teams, who are taking part in the transformation of the Syctom household waste treatment center in Ivry/Paris XIII were awarded the Guinness World Records for the longest slipform made in once. Slipform can be implemented faster than conventional concrete construction and, using this technique, the teams were able …

Eiffage wins €97 million worth contract for Grand Paris Express stations

Eiffage, through its subsidiaries Eiffage Construction and Eiffage Énergie Systèmes, has obtained contracts from the Société du Grand Paris, worth almost €97 million, to develop as general contractor the La Courneuve Six-Routes and Le Blanc-Mesnil stations, as well as several infrastructure service centres.  The future La Courneuve station will be one of three stations to …

AMCS technologies’ DCS 61-S allows mobile and tower cranes work simultaneously

The AMCS technologies teams commissioned the anti-collision system between a Demag AC55-3 mobile crane and one of the four Wolff 7534.16 tower cranes on the site dedicated to the construction of the operations center for lines 16 and 17 of the Grand Paris Express in Aulnay-sous-Bois, France. For several weeks this mobile crane worked within …

AMCS technologies ensures security at the Fécamp wind farm in France

AMCS technologies’ DCS 61-S anti-collision systems will equip 18 Potain tower cranes at the French wind farm site. Located between 13 and 22 kilometers off the coast of Fécamp in Normandy, the offshore wind farm with 71 wind turbines will be connected to gravity foundations installed on the seabed at depths between 25 and 30 …

Haropa and Ports of Normandy join forces to help transport operators get ready for Brexit

After successfully completing the work to ensure customs checks can be carried out whilst keeping traffic flowing as smoothly as possible and after several dry runs, the Normandy channel ports - Le Havre for Haropa and Caen-Ouistreham, Cherbourg and Dieppe for Ports of Normandy - have joined forces to help supply chain actors to be …

Haulotte supports the Loxam Group in the energy transition

The demand for non-polluting machines is growing in Europe, particularly in France. In order to meet the economic challenges of this market, the Loxam Group has invested in Haulotte equipment that meets this new demand with the HA20 LE PRO, a 20-meter electric all-terrain articulating boom, the first model of the PULSEO range launched in …

Software firm in position for global growth

CoreRFID is working with lifting height, load control and safety company SpanSet Spain, which also manages operations in France and Portugal, on a tailored system to issue safety certificates in minutes. CoreRFID is installing its IDXpert Net automated reporting system, which is being customised to the languages and working processes used by SpanSet Spain. IDXpert …

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 …