Echandia enters the offshore energy industry to decrease emissions in drilling operations

Swedish firm Echandia, a provider of energy storage solutions for maritime and offshore use, has received a first order for battery systems to reduce emissions and improve energy efficiency on a jack-up drilling rig in the Middle East.  There's increasing demand from customers for oil and gas producers to reduce the carbon footprint of energy …

Biggest order in 15 years for Tadano’s Zweibrücken plant

Saudi industrial service provider Expertise has placed an order for 79 Tadano all terrain cranes. This is the biggest order in 15 years for the Zweibrücken plant and also the largest ever from a customer in Saudi Arabia. Expertise serves over 1,500 customers from the petrochemical industry, oil and gas production industry, energy industry, and …

Largest Potain topless crane for Asia-Pacific and Emerging markets

Manitowoc has launched largest topless crane, the Potain MCT 805, for key Asia-Pacific and Emerging markets. Manufactured at at Manitowoc’s Zhangjiagang, China factory, the new model, which is similar to the MDT 809, is available in 32 t and 40 t capacity configurations, with an 80 m jib and a height under hook of 84 …

Continental tyres help turning Ain Dubai

Continental tyres have been chosen to help operate observation wheel Ain Dubai, by Dubai Holding, located on Dubai’s island destination, Bluewaters. Turning with the help of hydraulic motors, the 64 tyres from Continental’s TerminalMaster range serve as friction rollers in the drive systems at either end of the boarding platform to keep Ain Dubai turning …

Renault Trucks records positive business growth

Renault Trucks has recorded significant business growth in 2021, with a total of 51,460 vehicles invoiced (+25%). In Europe, Renault Trucks confirmed good results, with a 41% increase in invoicing in the market for vehicles over 6 tons and increased activity in all its markets. In France, the manufacturer now boasts a ten-year high market …

MYCRANE Selector tool goes live

Dubai-based MYCRANE has launched universally accessible crane selection tool available to the lifting industry at no cost. Live at www.my-crane.com, the independently-developed Selector tool allows users to quickly and easily identify the ideal crane for their lift, as well as the crane’s capacity and optimum configuration.  Following extensive development and testing, the free tool is …