CoreRFID expands into the US

Asset management software firm CoreRFID is expanding into the US after winning a contract from a leading American construction safety company. The Lancashire-based company is installing a new system for North Carolina headquartered Evan Fall Protection, part of the SpanSet International Group, which provides safety equipment for workers operating at height, to enable the it …

Virgin Hyperloop completes first-ever transportation of human passengers in hyperloop vehicle

Josh Giegel, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, and Sara Luchian, Director of Passenger Experience, were the first people in the world to ride on this new form of transportation. The test took place at Virgin Hyperloop’s 500 meter DevLoop test site in Las Vegas, where the company has previously run over 400 un-occupied tests.   Credit: …

Antonov Airlines transports racing yachts

Antonov Airlines has transported three high tech “flying” racing yachts from Italy, the UK, and the USA, to Auckland, New Zealand in preparation for the 2021 America’s Cup race. The 22.8-metre-long, 4.9-metre-wide AC75 class yachts were loaded on board its seven AN-124-100 Ruslan fleet. The total weight of each consignment, including the yachts and support …

AAL delivers two Siemens generators for Europe and Iraq

AAL has recently delivered two Siemens ‘S-Gen’ generators, weighing close to 350 mt each, for two new clean energy gas-fired power plants in Europe and Maysan, Iraq that will help to generate a total clean energy output of 1,680 MW. The units were built at Siemens’ worldwide energy hub in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, and …

Volga-Dnepr delivers for NASA’s next Mars rover mission

Volga-Dnepr delivered the Atlas 5 rocket booster to Cape Canaveral, Florida, for a scheduled mission to Mars. The AN-124-100 ‘Ruslan’, is the only aircraft large enough to carry the Atlas 5, and flew the 32-meter long rocket booster, from Huntsville, Alabama to its final launch location. In addition to the over-length piece, Volga-Dnepr also transported …

AirBridgeCargo completes trial loading of the world’s largest jet engine

AirBridgeCargo airlines have successfully completed trial loading of the world’s largest jet engine, the GE9x, on Boeing 747-8 Freighter. The GE9X engine is a newly developed by GE Aviation that powers the Boeing 777X airplane, which first flew in early 2020. The propulsor core of the engine with the height of 2.85 m and weight …