Konecranes offers a variety of inspections to increase crane safety and reliability. But what exactly happens during an inspection?
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Konecranes’ future-proof “Powered by ECOLIFTING” concept makes it possible for customers to both help the environment and save money through a reduction in the use of fossil fuels.
Konecranes welcomed Finnish Grand Prix winning driver Valtteri Bottas to tour its factories in Hämeenlinna and Hyvinkää on June 12. Valtteri enjoyed his time seeing Konecranes in action, and personally meeting many of the employees working in the factories.
Konecranes has signed a cooperation agreement with data operator Ukkoverkot and Nokia to utilize a private LTE (Long-Term Evolution) mobile network leveraging 5G concepts and acquiring a global digital automation cloud platform.
Multi-Link Terminals Ltd Oy (MLT), a long-standing customer of Konecranes, has ordered a large ship-to-shore (STS) crane for their Vuosaari terminal in the Port of Helsinki. The crane will be delivered in 2019.
In March 2018, the third Container Terminal Automation Conference brought together thought leaders to examine the best ways to automate port and terminal processes. Konecranes took part in the two-day event, which had Automated Intelligence & AI as its theme.
The automated Konecranes Noell straddle carrier (A-STRAD) is a product of experience gained from supplying over 3,000 Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers for manual operation. The A-STRAD has been systematically tested in fully automated live operation, in stacking heights of up to 1-over-3.
Growing in the ever-evolving world of technology, businesses small and large must emerge as innovation experts to be leaders in their industry. Konecranes is no exception. Just over ten years ago, Konecranes began streamlining its ways of working – including how to sell, manufacture and deliver services and products. This came to be a key strategic initiative called oneKONECRANES.
Konecranes Training Institute’s new state-of-the-art headquarters in New Berlin, Wisconsin, represents the next generation of technical capability for an organization that provides learning opportunities to more than 10,000 crane professionals every year.
“We are preparing a solid base upon which to develop our next phase, which will be one of growth,” says Panu Routila, President and CEO of Konecranes, in the company’s annual report.
In general, dropped loads are one of the most frequent safety hazards associated with overhead cranes.
In March 2018, the third Container Terminal Automation Conference brought together thought leaders to examine the best ways to automate port and terminal processes.