Kolberg Caspary cuts loading time with gyro-based stabilisation crane device

Norwegian company Kolberg Caspary Lautom AS has launched a gyro-based stabilisation device called YawSTOP, which enables rotation-free and rotation-controlled lifting and loading of shipping cargo by cranes in a bid to make handling these goods in a more efficient, reliable and safe way.

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Wagstaff Crane and RedList lifts heavy industry with cutting edge tech

Founded in the heart of Utah’s Silicon Slopes, RedList stands as a tribute to the fusion of heavy equipment and software that intersects today’s construction and manufacturing companies.

“A lot of people ask us why we aren’t chasing sexier industries, but really, what’s more exciting than building the tech that builds the world,” said John Keller, president of RedList.

“We joke around that it may take a village to raise a child, but it takes a lot of people and machines to raise a village.  Read more

Siemens and PaR Systems help enhance crane operation safety

According to the Crane Inspection and Certification Bureau (CICB), approximately 80 crane-related deaths occur every year. Of all crane-related incidents 90% are due to human error, 50% results in a fatality, and 40% involve someone being struck by the crane or an object that the crane is lifting or moving.

A solution for modernising cranes is developed by PaR Systems and called EXPERTOPERATOR, which was designed to help operators by reducing load sway by 95%. PaR is a global manufacturer of advanced automation, robotic and specialty material handling solution. Read more

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