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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Leading building materials company, Boral Cement, is enhancing its sustainability and reducing fossil fuel dependency by using processed industrial recoverable materials as part of the fuel mix to provide heat energy to the kiln at their Berrima Cement Works. The ‘Solid Waste-Derived Fuels’ (SWDF) project relies on a 24/7 Konecranes’ fully-automated resource recoverable materials handling […]
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LHA May/June 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: David Ayling reflects on a pre-coronavirus trip to Asia.
AGVs: Unmanned forklifts make an impact.
LEEA: Justin Boehm looks forward to hyper-productivity.