School | 7 years ago

Can your crane still take the strain?

by Geoff Holden, chief executive, LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) Overhead cranes typically serve a long working life, with the majority now designed to operate for between 10 and 20 years. Ultimately, however, all will reach a point at which they are no longer safe to use. In conj...

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Events | 8 years ago

CeMAT 2016 puts the spotlight on digitization and automation

– World’s leading trade fair for intralogistics expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors from every corner of the globe – Lead theme: Smart Supply Chain Solutions – Intralogistics sector primed for three-percent growth this year The lead theme for CeMAT 2016 is Smart Suppl...

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Products | 9 years ago

High on safety: Powerful development tools helped crane controls manufacturer NTK to boost intelligent safety by using the built-in maths functions of ABB’s new safety PLC

Major construction sites are tending to become very congested – in efforts to better exploit the available building space and speed project times. The workhorse tower crane is critical to the efficiency of such sites, and crane operators today often have to work in very complex 3D space env...

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