This year marks the delivery of the 1000th Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) crane. The special crane was presented to an excited audience taking part in the landmark event in Savannah on November 15.
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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 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.
Crane Advisor is a handy online tool that makes research easier for crane buyers by offering customized recommendations based on their businesses’ specific requirements.
With the recent launch of its newest horizontal automation transport solutions, Konecranes now offers the widest and deepest offering in container handling. Watch this video to learn more about these latest options.
On September 5, 2017, the President and CEO of Konecranes, Panu Routila, represented the company as he led the NASDAQ stock market opening ceremony at the Nasdaq MarketSite Studio in Times Square, New York City.
The number of equipment units connected to the TRUCONNECT remote monitoring service exceeded 14,000 in the first quarter of 2017, and it’s only continuing to rise. TRUCONNECT is a suite of remote service products and applications that provide visibility on crane usage, supporting maintenance operations.
Konecranes RENTALL is a convenient, new, rental service, where instead of buying, the customer has the option of renting a crane for a fixed period of time--typically three to seven years. It’s all about offering customers flexibility in their operations with predictable costs.
Konecranes’ recent donations – totaling EUR 200,000 to Aalto University in Helsinki, and EUR 50,000 to Åbo Akademi Unversity in Turku – aim to contribute to high-quality education and the availability of talent.
The BOXPORTER RMG is built using a modular design approach that provides the efficiency benefits of standardization while offering opportunities for tailoring with optional features.
The issue includes stories on sensors and smart algorithms, 3D metal printing, Konecranes’ convenient new RENTALL service, and the Core of Lifting, which is the heart of the company’s thinking when it comes to components and their compatibility.
In general, dropped loads are one of the most frequent safety hazards associated with overhead cranes.
The majority of crane accidents are caused by human error, making training a key priority for crane-dependent industries.
In July 2017, Konecranes reached a landmark by delivering the 3,000th Konecranes Noell Straddle Carrier.