Changes at the top at Konecranes

Topi Tiitola, senior vice president of Integration and Project Management, has decided to leave Konecranes to pursue other opportunities. He stepped down from Konecranes Leadership Team on 14 July  2023, but will continue to be employed by Konecranes until 14 January  2024, ensuring smooth handover of his duties. “I want to thank Topi Tiitola for […]

17/07/2023 - 14:35 pm

Konecranes supports Cambodian port modernisation

In Q1 2023, Konecranes won an order for two Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbour Cranes from Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS), its first-ever mobile harbour crane order in Cambodia. The cranes will be delivered in Q4 2023. PAS is owned and run by the Cambodian government and plays a critical role in the national economy […]

13/04/2023 - 15:57 pm

Konecranes appoints Anders Svensson as president and CEO

Anders Svensson has been appointed as the new president and CEO of Konecranes Plc, he will assume his role on 7 December 2022 at the latest. Anders Svensson joins Konecranes from Sandvik, where he is currently president of the Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions Business Area. Prior to his current role, he has held various leadership […]

10/06/2022 - 17:39 pm

Konecranes describes the impact of the war in Ukraine on its business

Konecranes operates a crane and component factory in Zaporizhzhia, in the south-eastern part of Ukraine. The factory is one of the Industrial Equipment supply factories for crane components and a crane manufacturing unit for Eastern Europe deliveries. It also offers extra capacity for Konecranes’ western crane deliveries specialising in large steel structures. In addition, Konecranes […]

22/04/2022 - 08:40 am

Cargotec and Konecranes merger cancelled

The UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked the merger between Cargotec and Konecranes. According to the CMA’s final report issued today, the remedies – which would have removed all overlapping businesses of the two companies and were accepted by the European Commission (EC) – would not be effective in addressing the CMA’s concerns […]

29/03/2022 - 14:24 pm

Konecranes new targets to limiting global warming

Konecranes has announced new climate targets that will target emissions in both its own operations and its value chain. This is in line with the latest climate research, which, proves an urgent need to cut emissions in order to limit global warming to 1.5degC. The new targets support Konecranes’ efforts to cut emissions, further develop […]

01/02/2022 - 12:04 pm

Konecranes to supply six cranes to Singapore’s Tuas Nexus

Konecranes has won a contract to supply six Waste-to-Energy (WtE) cranes to Singapore’s Tuas Nexus – Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF). The order underscores Konecranes’ commitment to helping customers and industries grow and transform so they run more efficiently, sustainably, and safely. Tuas Nexus – IWMF is Singapore’s first integrated facility to treat incinerable waste, […]

13/12/2021 - 11:28 am

Konecranes and Cargotec merger can go ahead in China

State Administration for Market Regulation has approved the merger between Konecranes and Cargotec in China. On 1 October 2020, Konecranes Plc (Konecranes) and Cargotec Corporation (Cargotec) announced that the companies had signed a combination agreement and plan to combine through a merger, subject to regulatory and other approvals (the Transaction). Konecranes and Cargotec have received […]

11/08/2021 - 19:42 pm

Keeping  overhead cranes in line

Overhead cranes are the workhorses of industry, lifting, shifting and moving heavy items around the clock. If the cranes stop, industry stops, so uptime is vital. Cranes that are straight, square and aligned properly experience lower repair costs, optimum safety and superior levels of uptime and performance. To keep cranes on the straight and narrow, […]

02/06/2021 - 12:47 pm

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