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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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.
The majority of crane accidents are caused by human error, making training a key priority for crane-dependent industries. Crane operator training is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to improve safety and productivity.
The Konecranes STORE is a webstore that offers a wide range of spare parts and components for many makes and models of overhead cranes and hoists. You can conveniently browse the STORE for products, or search for your needed part using its name or part number.
If one of your cranes goes down, how much is it really costing you? Konecranes easy-to-use Downtime Calculator takes various figures into account, from employee costs to operational overhead charges, and computes the total hourly cost when a piece of equipment stops running.
In general, dropped loads are one of the most frequent safety hazards associated with overhead cranes.
Lifting technology plays a critical role throughout the entire steel production process, from front to back. Here are five factors to consider when selecting a crane.
This latest issue features the world’s first next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland, as well as news about the status of Konecranes’ energy reduction target.
Some of 2017’s most captivating discussions in lifting and manufacturing involved practical tips and handy solutions to everyday challenges, but also revolved around innovations that offer new poss