Scientists from the University of Hannover are using Konecranes’ double-girder overhead cranes to investigate the effects of environmental influences on wind turbine components by simulating rough offshore conditions.
Inspiring benchmarks, compelling solutions and exotic curios from around the globe.
Demand for bioproducts is growing rapidly. In August 2017, the world’s first next-generation bioproduct mill was started up as planned in Äänekoski, Finland. Built by Metsä Group, the world-class mill’s annual pulp production capacity is 1.3 million tons. In addition to delivering five industrial cranes to the mill, Konecranes built a pioneering automatic train loading system for pulp units.
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 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). The event was an important milestone in the nation’s long-term transport development program.
Challenge: Moisture or dust can keep cranes’ optical sensors from functioning properly.
Solution: Innovate a nanotech coating to keep sensors clean and dry.
GCT New York’s engineering team wanted to see to it that all machines were capable of operating trouble-free given these rigorous demands.
Have you ever paused to consider the journey that brings your favorite fruit to your local supermarket’s shelves?
Last year, Konecranes finalized an extensive ladle crane modernization project at Outokumpu’s stainless steel plant in Tornio, Finland. The undertaking pulled together resources from throughout the company, utilizing a diverse skillset for one of the most challenging upgrades in Konecranes’ history.
Novoroslesexport was the first commercial harbor in Russia to acquire a railroad stacker with a 45-ton lifting capacity at 6400 mm outreach to take fully laden containers from the second rail track. In total, Konecranes has delivered 22 lift trucks and reach stackers, as well as four terminal tractors.
The development of virtual reality (VR) from gaming to industrial use opens new possibilities for the field of material handling.
Thanks to clever logistics, Konecranes recently carried out an RTG delivery defined by reduced emissions, increased efficiency and cost savings.
Demand for bioproducts is growing rapidly. In August 2017, the world’s first next-generation bioproduct mill was started up as planned in Äänekoski, Finland.
Fortum’s Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant in Klaipeda produces much of the district heating for Lithuania’s third largest city while also solving waste management problems in the region.
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
With a lifting capacity of 2,000 tons – about ten times the weight of an adult blue whale – the Goliath Gantry Crane delivered to the Ecovix shipyard in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil is currently the l