Zoomlion builds bridges
One of the world’s largest cranes, the Zoomlion D5200 tower crane, has been used for the second time, for the construction of the Yingwuzhou River Bridge in Wuhan, China. The bridge over the river Yangtze has a total length of 7.8km.
Tackling wear inside cyclones
Kingfisher Industrial of the UK has provided a long-term ceramic wear-resistant lining solution to a German oem maker of drying cyclones used by specialist producers of particleboard, OSB and MDF.
Bogie inspection & manipulation
Lloyds Somers, a business specializing in the design and supply of handling and manipulation equipment to the rail industry, has developed its range of Bogie Rotators to accommodate the full fleet of bogies in use throughout the French Rail Network, writes Kizzi Nkwocha.
China and Indonesia: The twin dragons of the Southeast Asia crane industry
The Asia-Pacific region has become the largest cranes, lifting and handling equipment market in the world. Hoist editor Kizzi Nkwocha takes a look at the countries in southeast Asia fuelling growth in the region and examines the rise, fall and possible rise again of the crane and handling industry in India.
Lifting the world’s most powerful gas turbine
In January, global spreader beam manufacturer, Modulift, designed and built spreaders to lift the world’s most powerful gas turbine. Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, installed the gas turbine onto the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, at Babcocks Rosyyth Shipyard in Scotland.