Year: 1999

B&N Coal : “Once we priced out the E-Crane, there wasn’t any choice…”

B&N Coal : “Once we priced out the E-Crane, there wasn’t any choice…” Customer: B&N COAL Type: 7264 PD-E Location: Ohio River in Marietta, OH Application: Power Plant – Off-loading coal from barges Mount: Pedestal on 4 cells in the River bank Lifting Capacity: 16.5 Ustons / 15 Mtons Reach:  86.6 ft / 26.4 m Attachment: 8.5 yd3 grab / 6,5 m3 grab Power Source: 200-hp / 160 kW electric motor Productivity: Exceeding 500 tons/hr When new emission laws mandated B&N Coal to blend low-sulfur coal at this plant they explored several...

Continue reading

Lafarge opts for E-Crane Int. to build first barge mounted E-Crane in the US

Lafarge opts for E-Crane International to build first barge mounted E-Crane in the US “We could not do what we want to do efficiently without this crane.” Customer:Lafarge CorporationType:10264 PD-ELocation:Ohio River in Joppa, ILApplication:Cement Plant – Off-loading limestoneMount:Pedestal on a bargeLifting Capacity:16.5 UStons / 15 MtonsReach: 86.6 ft / 26,4 mAttachment:8.5 yd3 / 6,5 m3 grabPower Source:250-hp / 186 kW electric motorProductivity:Will eliminate a third shift -> exceeding –> 850 ttons/hr This E-Crane, installed in the 4th Quarter...

Continue reading

The New Blue Monster on the Mon

“E-Crane” installed at Union Railroad’s Duquesne Wharf. Shiny blue and towering more than 100 feet above the banks of the Monongahela, just upriver from Pittsburgh’s famous Kennywood amusement park, the new “E-Crane” at Duquesne Wharf is a sight to behold. Beyond its stunning height, massive size and sleek appearance, the real beauty of this new crane is in the way it will improve Union Railroad’s ability to competitively handle coal and other bulk materials well in the 21st Century. Originally constructed in 1869, Union Railroad’s Duquesne...

Continue reading

New E-Crane in Service at Duquesne Wharf

“Largest bulk material crane on inland waterways” E-Crane International has manufactured and installed an equilibrium crane (E-Crane) for Union Railroad Co. Along the left bank of the Monongahela River in Duquesne, PA, USA. The new fixed-pedestal mounted E-Crane replaces the 35-year old Bucyrus Erie lattice boom crane for barge unloading. Designed and co-manufactured by Indusign of Belgium, the E-Crane is the largest bulk material crane on the inland waterways. The crane has a 26.5 Ustons lifting capacity at 86.6 ft. reach and is equipped with a 25 yd3 hydraulic grab for...

Continue reading

The E-Crane Will Allow Us To Grow

New E-Crane (Type18264 PD-E) in Service at Duquesne Wharf for Union Railroad Co., situated along the Monongahela River in Duquesne, PA, USA Customer:UNION RAILROADType:18264 PD-ELocation:Pittsburg, PA (USA)Application:Off-loading coal and pigiron from bargesMount:Fixed pedestalLifting Capacity:26.5 UStons / 24 MtonsReach: 86.6 ft / 26.4 mAttachment:25 yd3 / 19.1 m3 (grab for coal)Power Source:600-hp / 450 kW electric motorProductivity:Exceeding 1500 tons/hr Union Railroad had a challenge and opportunity. It needed to find a way to competitively handle coal and other bulk material...

Continue reading


Newsletter signup

Follow us

E‑Crane Worldwide

Koekoeklaan 53
9991 Adegem

Contact us

T +32 9 378 04 44

Bureau of International Recycling
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI)