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 …

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, …