DP World invests £300M in new fourth berth at London Gateway logistics hub

DP World has announced that it will begin work next month on a new fourth berth at its London Gateway logistics hub to increase supply chain resilience and create more capacity for the world’s largest vessels. The £300m sum, which builds on the £2bn investment DP World has made in Britain over the last decade, …

Specialist Trailer Hire hands over first »STEPSTAR« from Goldhofer

The UK-based Specialist Trailer Hire Ltd. handed over the first 4-axle Goldhofer »STEPSTAR« to its customer Quinto Crane & Plant Ltd. The 4-axle «STEPSTAR« is single extendable and is equipped with 2 foldable hydraulic ramps, which allow a low ramp angle. This makes the trailer ideally suited for any transport of movable work machines, even …

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 …

Modulift designs lifting frames for the HS2 project

Modulift has manufactured and delivered two custom lifting frames for the High Speed 2 (HS2) project, all within 6 weeks from the initial contact. The infrastructure project, which is currently the largest in Europe, will provide a welcome boost to the economy with an estimated budget of £106bn. As well as providing faster rail links, …

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 …

Speedy launches new national powered access business with fleet investment and senior appointments

The UK-based construction, infrastructure and industrial equipment hire and services provider Speedy, has launched a new national powered access business supported by a multi-million-pound fleet investment and a number of senior appointments.  Speedy has merged its existing powered access businesses Prolift, Platform Sales & Hire and Lifterz, firms acquired by Speedy since 2017, to create …

Leoch Battery UK appoints new Sales Manager

Market Harborough-based Leoch Battery UK Ltd, the UK subsidiary of Leoch International, has appointed Jessica Shaw as its new Sales Manager – Network Power. Jessica will strengthen Leoch’s UK sales team and will be responsible for selling the company’s Network Power products such as telecoms and UPS batteries to deliver back-up power reassurance across communication …