Products  >  Hoist

Synthetic rope benefits powerful hoists

Konecranes has introduced a new synthetic rope upgrade to its S-series hoists, to provide significant advantages over alternative materials. Synthetic rope reduces wear and tear of both the rope and the components, as it has less surface pressure and friction against the reeving components. James Dowe, managing director of Konecranes Australia and New Zealand says, […]

09/03/2021 - 11:02 am

Older cranes deliver new gains

Nearly all industries depend on electric overhead travelling cranes (EOTs) for their heavyweight maintenance, manufacturing and process needs. The fleets of these essential workhorses of industry have experienced exponential growth over the last 20 years, with rapid economic growth until the Covid pandemic mothballed some sectors of industry and cut production in others. Now this […]

22/02/2021 - 19:20 pm

Konecranes wins order for two more cranes on barge from China

In the first quarter of 2021, Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co Ltd ordered two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 Cranes on Barge. The cranes will be operated by Cosco Shipping Bulk Co. Ltd. (Cosco Bulk) off the coast of Guinea, Africa. Home to the world’s largest reserves of bauxite, the Guinean mining industry has been […]

08/02/2021 - 22:02 pm

STS crane modifications equip ports for rapidly changing needs

A world leader in the design, manufacture and maintenance of all types of port cranes, Konecranes, has introduced reach and height modernisations of ship-to-shore (STS) equipment to help operators to adapt quickly and cost efficiently to rapidly changing demands and ship sizes. The STS Boom Extension and Crane Height Raising modernisations are engineered to help […]

04/01/2021 - 18:05 pm

Konecranes recognised for climate work

CDP has recognised Konecranes for its ambitious climate work. The company has received an A- rating in the CDP’s climate programme and a Leadership ranking (A or A-). The measurement is based on the company’s 2019 disclosure about its actions in the last reporting year to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon […]

09/12/2020 - 11:12 am

Konecranes automation project goes live at Ports of Auckland

In June 2020 the first phase of the Ports of Auckland’s (POAL) straddle carrier (SC) automation project went live. By 26 September container ships had been successfully serviced by the blended fleet of 24 enhanced manual straddle carriers and 27 new automated Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers (A-STRADs). POAL’s primary aim for converting to automation in […]

09/11/2020 - 17:54 pm

The companies Konecranes and Cargotec plan to merge

Planned merger for Cargotec and Konecranes have signed an agreement and a merger plan to combine the two companies. It is anticipated that the merged companies will be well positioned to lead the industry shift towards increased sustainability based on intelligent solutions, by being a lifecycle partner for its customers and prioritising safety in all […]

12/10/2020 - 22:25 pm

Craning in power for Synergy

Western Australia’s largest electricity generator, Synergy, has installed a new Konecranes 50t CXT double-girder Turbine Hall crane at its Kwinana facility as part of a series of upgrades designed to provide ongoing reliable and affordable energy to its customers. Konecranes has designed its Turbine Hall cranes to require less maintenance, and perform reliably over a […]

30/06/2020 - 09:00 am
Products  >  Hoist

Tough  C-Series hoist lasts more than one million cycles

Konecranes has introduced the new C-Series electric chain hoist to Australia, Singapore, China, and Malaysia, with the rest of the APAC region to be included progressively in the months ahead. It is designed to be the most durable electric chain hoist available, to provide a hard-working industrial hoist for industries such as manufacturing, materials handling, […]

16/06/2020 - 13:18 pm

Space surveillance telescope uses Konecranes for installation and maintenance

A new $97.2 million Australian Space Surveillance Project based in Exmouth, Western Australia, has been fitted with two Konecranes CXT double-girder underslung cranes. The cranes have lifting capacities of 15 and 20t respectively to receive and install materials on the new space surveillance telescope. The first of their type, the telescopes and supporting facilities are […]

29/05/2020 - 15:08 pm

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