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On Thursday 14th April 2016, the 4th day of BAUMA 2016, KOBELCO celebrated the order of MAMMOET for 17 units KOBELCO cranes with a speech and handshake followed by a traditional Japanese sake ceremony with the MAMMOET team and the KOBELCO team dressed in MAMMOET red Japanese happi coats. Ceremonial hammers were used to break open the sake barrel, after which the sake was shared with the gathered crowd in typical Japanese square wooden cups with the logos of MAMMOET and KOBELCO branded on opposite sides. KOBELCO also handed over to MAMMOET: a Kabuko samourai helmet, sword and bow with arrows.
Cranes Today email newsletter sponsor RaycoWylie Systems’ new i4507 system for Tower Cranes with a flat or luffing jib combines a rated capacity indicator with a display able to show views from up-to-four cameras, along with a host of other sensor inputs.
Yale Cordage has added a new heavy-lift multipart sling, Fortis2, to its industrial portfolio.
Tru-Vu Monitors has released a 17” touch screen, which it claimed is ideal for wash-down environments.
Montreal-based CM Labs Simulations has released a new operator training module designed for rough terrain crane operators.
Solum has developed a range of aluminium outrigger pads, reducing the weight of the units and providing a fully recyclable product.
Norwegian company Load Solutions, a supplier of lashing and loading systems for the transport sector, has launched its lightweight synthetic chain, called Tycan.
Australian company Pervidi has introduced its Paperless Crane Inspection Software, an electronic system for recording inspections and preventative maintenance.
Specialised outrigger pads, similar to those manufactured for mobile cranes, are being used in the Antarctic to prevent a research facility from sinking into the snow.
Danfoss has developed a functional safety package designed to simplify safety certification for off-highway OEMs.
CM Labs has introduced a tower crane module for its Vortex training simulators.
Bowmonk-Tapley has launched a DVSA-approved brake test kit for monitoring the brake performance of mobile cranes and HGVs.
Caspian Marine Services used Straightpoint load cells to remove and reinstall a 300t crane boom on a 600t crane barge in Azerbaijan.
Mitas has added a further two sizes to its CR-01 range of crane tyres.
Heavy haul equipment specialist Talbert Manufacturing has increased the hauling capacity of five of its Traveling Axle (TA) trailers by 5t.
LCM Systems has launched the AEN ATEX/IECEx stainless steel Ex d enclosure, for use with its ATEX range of load cells.
Components for a gas facility, including a 718t absorption tower, were offloaded at the Port of New Orleans using a Liebherr crane and load cells from UK-based Straightpoint.
Heavy lift specialist Mammoet has installed a crane simulator at its training centre in the Netherlands.