This month MN looks at the deck machinery and cargo handling equipment market, the tools of the trade for the workboat workforce. We’ve highlighted a few innovative products including cranes, winches and capstans …
E-Crane Aims to Up Productivity
In order to upgrade its Carmeuse Black River lime facility in Butler, Ky., Massey Energy Company, the largest producer of coal in the Central Appalachian region, turned to E-Crane International USA. Massey Energy Company installed E-Crane’s Floating Offloading Terminal for coal barge unloading with a 700 series E-Crane as its centerpiece. Massey Energy was already familiar with the E-Crane because the coal company has an identical E-Crane operating a few miles up-river from the Black River facility.
Source: Marine News (Issue January 2009)