Spreading out in all directions

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Last year was a bumper one for crane spreader suppliers - not surprising given the record volumes of container crane activity, and 2005 shou...

Options for crane brakes increase

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At a recent crane design seminar in Los Angeles, ZPMC’s president and chief engineer Guan Tongxian said that modern post-Panamax cranes ha...

Bubenzer spreads out

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Bubenzer has provided more information on its all-electric quay crane spreader, which is in service in Genoa, and the yard crane version in ...

Spread your bets on all-electric?

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All-electric yard crane speaders are gaining acceptance, but there are reservations regarding ship-to-shore crane spreaders...

Putting a stop to braking problems

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Crane brakes are back in the spotlight after "runaway" incidents in Vancouver, BC, and Surabaya but there is little consensus on how to prev...

Fitting new brakes for old

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When brakes are replaced on older cranes, this often means putting in an interface plate so that a new disc brake can be "dropped in" where ...

Extending the brake range

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Several brake manufacturers have introduced new brakes as they look to improve market share by covering a wider range of applications...

May the brake force be with you

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Two industrial brakes specialists have changed hands recently and the new set-ups could herald a still more competitive environment....