In 2015, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd in Kittilä, Finland, installed the Konecranes Agilon system 350 meters beneath the surface to help improve information and order management at Europe’s largest gold production facility. Earlier in 2017, Konecranes delivered a second system. This time the new Agilon was placed overground.
In automated terminals, focusing on digital services from a maintenance and operations perspective can help boost productivity.
The digital twin is a burning topic within manufacturing industries. While it is often included in lists of today’s most strategic technologies, it has yet to be widely adopted in practice.
Kevin Whitling is a technical trainer working in the US.
Konecranes delivery of 1,200-ton Goliath gantry crane to the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland is currently under process. The main girder has been put into place, and this time-lapse video offers a glimpse of the work required to erect the largest gantry crane in the Nordics.
Konecranes exhibited some of its latest solutions at the leading technology event in the Nordic countries, the Teknologia17 Fair, which took place in Helsinki on October 10 to 12, 2017.
Today, the milestone of having a million Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in use is already behind us. Will we see the electric car continue to escalate as a trend, and will it emerge as a serious contender for the place of traditional motor vehicles?
The Core of Lifting is the heart of Konecranes’ thinking when it comes to components and their compatibility.
How can container terminals handle the increasing number of containers transported on ever larger container ships while keeping eco-efficiency in mind? The Konecranes Noell Automated Sprinter Carrier (A-SPRINTER) can be a big part of a good answer.
In May 2015, the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, inaugurated the Lamong Bay Terminal, the country’s first automated container handling facility and a project of the state-owned terminal operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Persero), (Pelindo III).
In July 2017, Konecranes reached a landmark by delivering the 3,000th Konecranes Noell Straddle Carrier. The unit is now in operation at the MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) in Antwerp, Belgium.
In general, dropped loads are one of the most frequent safety hazards associated with overhead cranes.
Imagine grabbing a lifting hook and guiding it into position by simply pulling it, with the crane and trolley following smoothly after you.
With the recent launch of its newest horizontal automation transport solutions, Konecranes now offers the widest and deepest offering in container handling.
Svend Videbaek, Marketing, Business Area Port Solutions at Konecranes, explains the Core of Lifting, a vital concept for understanding how the company operates.
Take a tour of Konecranes new Remote Center in Hyvinkää, which provides technical support for field service operatives and TRUCONNECT customers around the world.