Konecranes completes major challenge - 2nd Quarter 2018 - Motion Control
 
classic | mobile
 

Search...

 

Konecranes completes major challenge
2nd Quarter 2018, News & events


Konecranes recently completed a major refurbishment of a 16,8 ton digester jib at Mondi in Richards Bay well ahead of schedule. The entire job comprising removal, design, reverse engineer, paint, re-assemble, install, wiring and final commissioning took 52 working days from date of project start to completion. In October last year the Richards Bay team undertook the challenging removal of the crane. The jib sat 80 metres high on top of the digester and a 440 ton mobile crane with luffing booms was used to remove it, together with another 220 ton mobile crane. The removal took about seven days due to weather problems, including strong winds. Because of the serious structural damage the jib was condemned by the Konecranes service team on site.

“The whole project ran smoothly despite the often adverse weather conditions,” said John MacDonald, service director at Konecranes. “We have an excellent crew, led by Ferdi Pieterse, which made this possible. They put the Konecranes name on the top of the leader board by showing that we can handle any size job in Richards Bay.” The digester jib was handed over on 30 January 2018, exactly a month ahead of schedule.

For more information contact Ferdi Pieterse, Konecranes, +27 (0)35 789 0815, ferdi.pieterse@konecranes.com, www.konecranes.co.za


Share via email     Print this page  

Further reading:

  • The digital deluge
    3rd Quarter 2018, Technews Publishing, News & events
    Welcome to our bumper issue of Motion Control. A big welcome also to new SAFPA president, Dustin Pereira. In the President’s letter we have an interview with him to see what his plans are for SAFPA. We ...
  • An exciting new initiative
    3rd Quarter 2018, Honingcraft, News & events
    The Hydraulics and Pneumatics Export Cluster (HAPEC) will operate under the auspices of the DTI-affiliated South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC).
  • Mining solutions from SMC
    3rd Quarter 2018, SMC Pneumatics South Africa, News & events
    SMC Pneumatics is a leading supplier to mines worldwide and can provide high quality solutions capable of withstanding the aggressive mining environment.
  • New value-added services from SEW-Eurodrive
    3rd Quarter 2018, SEW-Eurodrive, News & events
    SEW-Eurodrive has expanded its field service department and is growing its service offering with the addition of value-added services, such as vibration and oil analysis. “Normally we carry out a visual ...
  • BMG adds Dual Valves to its portfolio
    3rd Quarter 2018, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG, News & events
    BMG’s strategy to expand its fluid technology services to meet growing market demand incorporates the introduction of new products, with the latest developments in design technologies, materials and coatings. ...
  • Fifty years of powering the world
    3rd Quarter 2018, Schneider Electric South Africa, News & events
    Schneider Electric is celebrating 50 years of automation transformation, with its invention in 1968 of the first PLC. Prior to the introduction of the PLC, the level of real-time measurement and control ...
  • ParkerStore in Limpopo
    3rd Quarter 2018, ParkerStore Limpopo, News & events
    Parker Hannifin has opened a new state-of-the-art distributor facility in Limpopo. This is the 15th ParkerStore in South Africa and one of over 2300 Parker Hannifin distributors worldwide. The executive ...
  • Schneider Electric at Ramaphosa’s WEF Roundtable
    3rd Quarter 2018, Schneider Electric South Africa, News & events
    Schneider Electric participated in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Regional Roundtable with President Cyril Ramaphosa and members of the South African government held on 28 June 2018 in Johannesburg. Highlighting ...
  • Engineering the future
    3rd Quarter 2018, Siemens Digital Factory & Process Ind. & Drives, News & events
    With the theme ‘Engineering the Future’, the recent annual Engineering Community Conference (ECC) was once again a resounding success. Hosted by engineering technology specialist, ESTEQ, with Siemens ...
  • Appointments
    3rd Quarter 2018, News & events
      
  • KSB pumps for University of Pretoria
    3rd Quarter 2018, News & events
    KSB Pumps and Valves has assisted the University of Pretoria in the construction of a large controlled temperature test unit, which will form the backbone of ongoing research into heat transfer, fluid ...
  • Electra Mining Africa: more than just a show
    3rd Quarter 2018, News & events
    From 10-14 September at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg, leading players in the mining, manufacturing, electrical and power industries will be engaging with visitors and displaying their latest ...

 
 
         
Contact:
Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd
1st Floor, Stabilitas House
265 Kent Ave, Randburg, 2194
South Africa
Publications by Technews
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology
Electronic Buyers Guide (EBG)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Business Directory

Motion Control in Southern Africa
Motion Control Buyers’ Guide (MCBG)

South African Instrumentation & Control
South African Instrumentation & Control Buyers’ Guide (IBG)
Other
Terms & conditions of use, including privacy policy
PAIA Manual





 

         
    classic | mobile

Copyright © Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.