Konecranes retrofits Auto-TOS reporting on other crane brands for ports leader SAGT

Konecranes Port Solutions is changing the container handling playing field by giving container terminal operators the ability to retrofit powerful intelligence to their existing container cranes that would not otherwise be available. The crane technology retrofits are available throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region, as well as globally, and they can be applied […]

12/05/2020 - 17:40 pm

Konecranes reports global impact on business

Konecranes first quarter results reflect that the worldwide demand picture remains subject to significant volatility. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the demand environment within the industrial customer segments is deteriorating in Europe and North America compared to Q1. While China is showing early signs of improving demand conditions from early 2020, demand environment in […]

29/04/2020 - 07:53 am

Australian glass supplier receives customised Konecrane CXT

Konecranes has supplied Australia’s largest glass supplier Viridian, with a modified 5t CXT crane to handle operations at its glass trading centre. The CXT range of wire rope hoist cranes come in two pre-designed packages and are designed for industrial workplaces where a lifting capacity of up to 80 tons is required. The Viridian Trade […]

08/04/2020 - 10:28 am

New Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers Boost Efficiency and Reduce Emissions for Busy Terminal

Leading UK multi-modal logistics company Maritime Transport Ltd (Maritime) is enhancing the operational and environmental efficiency of its Birmingham Intermodal Freight Terminal (BIFT) with the addition of two new Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers.  Remote service support is included in the Konecranes package and there is an option for two additional straddle carriers if operations continue […]

05/04/2020 - 14:40 pm

Konecranes RENTALL Programme Boosts Bosch Rexroth Productivity

Global engineering, technology and Industry 4.0 leader Bosch Rexroth has installed a new Konecranes CXT crane to enhance the safety and efficiency of its hydraulics workshop at its Singapore facility. The new crane – which can lift up to 5 tonnes – was installed under Konecranes’ RENTALL programme, which is currently available in Singapore and […]

10/02/2020 - 19:34 pm

Australia’s first Waste to Energy plant to be powered by Konecranes’ refuse cranes

Konecranes will provide two refuse cranes to Avertas Energy, Australia’s first energy-from-waste facility in Kwinana, Western Australia. The order was booked in July 2019, with delivery planned for June 2020. Energy-from-waste uses post-recycling rubbish to generate clean, baseload power – the minimum amount of electric power needed for an electrical grid at any given time. […]

13/01/2020 - 09:03 am

Konecranes has completed the acquisition of MHE-Demag

Konecranes has completed the acquisition of Jebsen & Jessen’s 50% stake in MHE-Demag, as announced on 5 December 2019. The combined operations of Konecranes and MHE-Demag start on 2 January 2020. With the acquisition, Konecranes increases its presence and market coverage in strategically important and fast-growing Southeast Asia. In addition, the acquisition allows Konecranes to […]

02/01/2020 - 16:31 pm

Konecranes buys full ownership of MHE-Demag

Konecranes has signed an agreement to acquire the 50% stake in its MHE-Demag JV held by partner Jebsen & Jessen for approximately €147 million. The acquisition will significantly improve Konecranes’ market position in the fast-growing Southeast Asian markets, creating further opportunities for service sales and simplifying the distribution channel for industrial cranes and components. The […]

06/12/2019 - 16:27 pm

Rob Smith new Konecranes President and CEO

Rob Smith has been appointed as Konecranes president and CEO by the board of directors, he will assume the role on 1 February 2020. In the intervening period chief financial officer (CFO) and deputy CEO, Teo Ottola will be acting CEO. Konecranes’ chairman of the board, Christoph Vitzthum, said, “Konecranes has concluded the integration following […]

08/10/2019 - 09:57 am

Three new launches from Konecranes

Konecranes has launched three new lifting products designed to refresh and reinforce its portfolio, targeting existing and new industrial customers in segments including general manufacturing, automotive and various process industries. Konecranes president and CEO Panu Routila says, “The launches reflect the strength and depth of our expanded portfolio following the MHPS acquisition, as well as […]

27/09/2019 - 09:42 am

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