Author: Mieke Vanhoucke

Stationary E-Crane takes on over half a million tons of scrap

1000C Series equilibrium crane central to MetalX’ new mega-shredder operation, to move more than 500,000 tons of materials yearly MetalX, headquartered in Waterloo, Indiana, has begun operation of a new 5,000-hp mega-shredder at the company’s recently established greenfield site in Delta, Ohio. In December, 2018, MetalX also installed a new E-Crane 1000C Series Model EC7317 PD-E stationary equilibrium crane, equipped with a 3.5 cubic metre (4.6 cubic yard) scrap grapple. Since installation, the E-Crane has been used to move and stockpile material in preparation for the shredder startup....

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2000C Series E-Crane erection underway

REPLACING ROPE CRANES A few years ago the first E-Crane was installed in Desa Muara Kaman, Kota Bangun (situated where the Kedang Kepala and Mahakam River meet). Fast forward to May 2018, and another E-Crane installation is underway near Balikpapan on the Indonesian island of Kalimantan. To see this first E-Crane in operation please check out the following link: The past week was used to meticulously prepare the different components for the erection process. Shipping brackets were removed, hoses connected, pins installed and all major components were loaded...

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29 m outreach E-Handler for Perdue

NEW E-CRANE COMMOSSIONED FOR PERDUE AGRIBUSINESS A new 700 Series E-Crane went into service on May 11, 2018 for Perdue AgriBusiness at their Seaford Delaware river terminal. The model EH 4290 PD-E will unload soybeans and corn from barges arriving on the north bank of the Nanticoke River. The barge unloading facility is a brand new investment consisting of the dock, new receiving hopper, conveyor and supporting equipment. The products offloaded by the E-Crane are siloed and distributed to local Customers or an in-house feed mill blending facility by truck. The final commission and training...

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