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As reefer season begins with two brand new cranes in Port Elizabeth

Konecranes new S series overhead crane

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Just when we were getting into
the swing of things for the year we were hit by a global epidemic and unexpectedly put into lockdown to protect our own lives and the lives of our families.

Port Elizabeth Container Terminal (PECT) received two massive
R80 million mobile harbour cranes.

These two new cranes from Liebner will reduce the equipment The Port Elizabeth Container Terminal’s (PECT) from this day forth as equipment the two new mobile harbour cranes offloaded from vessel Happy Dragon after sailing 20 days.

World’s first synthetic wire rope launched Into serial production with Konecranes new s-series hoist.

Konecranes has launched their new S-series overhead crane which after years of research, development and testing, includes Konecranes unique synthetic wire rope hoist.

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BLT World efficient handling equipment

Super Lift Hydraulic
Gantry - Safe lifts up to
400 metric tons in tight spaces

Dry-bulk cargo and container handling equipment improves efficiencies at ports.

“We have seen a global trend in
port infrastructure improvement
initiatives, for maritime authorities
to consider many critical factors
in the selection of capital
equipment - apart from a machine’s performance merits,” says Ken Mouritzen, managing director, BLT WORLD.

Enerpac announces the Enerpac SL400N Super Lift Hydraulic Gantry, the latest addition to the Enerpac Telescopic Hydraulic Gantry portfolio. Designed to overcome the capacity limits of existing narrow track gantries, the SL400N can lift to 400 metric tons (first stage) with a 7.7-meter lifting capacity on a narrow 0.6-meter skidding track.

LEEASA Notice to industry

Inspection of Fall Arrest, Lifelines and Rope Access Equipment

This serves as a notice from LEEASA (the Lifting Equipment Engineering Association of South Africa) recognised by Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) according to the EPA (Engineering Professions
Act 46 of 2000) to industry that an LMI’s (Lifting Machinery Inspector’s) competence is not determined by ECSA (the Engineering Council of South Africa) for the purpose of inspection of Fall Arrest, Lifelines
and Rope Access equipment as this equipment cannot be classified as Lifting Equipment (Lifting Machines, Hand Powered Lifting Device and Lifting Tackle).

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RGM Cranes facilitates heavy lifting at Betterect

The recent purchases stand
testimony to the fruitful 20-year
relationship between the two
companies, which entails the
refurbishment of Betterect’s
existing cranes, as well as the load testing, servicing and inspection of Betterect’s four cranes every six months and their lifting tackle every three months.

Innovative solutions at Conexpo

Manitou Group, the world leader in material handling, personnel lifting and earthmoving, presented a comprehensive range of connected solutions to meet the needs of the construction industry and the mining sector at the Conexpo.


Toughness, reliability and power across the world

The launch of the Grove GRT8120 at CONEXPO 2020 saw Manitowoc unveil its latest new designation rough-terrain cranes. Ever since the first of the new generation cranes launched back in 2016 they have continued to grow in popularity, with customers praising their reliability, versatility and durability
on the job site.


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