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New cranes for dockyard

As part of a major upgrade by Babcock to the Rosyth Dockyard, new overhead travelling cranes have been built and installed by STREET CRANE COMPANY. Within the package, eight old overhead cranes have been removed and replaced by 19 high specification cranes. The new equipment ensures more efficient and flexible mechanical handling and lifting, with modern standards of safety and performance.

Flexibility for customers

In an effort to provide customers further flexibility and capabilities for managing their forklift fleet and operators, Crown, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, has announced that its Crown InfoLink fleet management system has moved to the Cloud to offer a flexible two-tier platform that will allow the software to be easily scaled as customer fleet management needs grow and mature.

Bespoke conveyor

EXMAC AUTOMATION a leading British conveying and handling specialist has provided a bespoke conveying system to King Transport Equipment to transfer drums containing nuclear waste via two specially designed trailer units that are used to transport low-level nuclear waste within the Sellafield reprocessing plant.

Stolen vehicle tracking

TRAFFICMASTER TRACKSTAR says it has delivered a ruggedised version of the TM470 real-time GPS tracking system - the TM470R specially designed for stolen vehicle tracking of plant and agricultural machinery.

Bespoke mobile yardramps

Loading and unloading specialist THORWORLD INDUSTRIES has designed and manufactured two bespoke mobile yardramps to recycling expert BCR Global Textiles, to help manoeuvre the increasing number of clothing containers currently being processed by the organisation.