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Konecranes UK Ltd

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Regardless of your lifting needs, Konecranes is committed to providing you with lifting equipment and services that increase the value and effectiveness of your business.

For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. And we have done this by continuously providing cranes, lifting products and services people can trust. When you choose Konecranes, you acquire a unique source of global experience and knowledge combined with local know-how to empower your lifting solutions and increase your productivity.

From our crane manufacturing factory in East Kilbride, Scotland, our 14 crane service branches and 6 machine tool service branches spread across the UK, we can provide you with comprehensive solutions that are seamlessly integrated into our customer’s processes. INDUSTRIAL CRANES

Konecranes sets the industry benchmark for safety, reliability, cost saving and productivity-enhancing innovation. In the UK we have a crane manufacturing plant in East Kilbride, Scotland, which designs and manufactures overhead cranes. Standard and heavy-duty cranes include electric overhead cranes up to 1,000+ tons and explosion-proof cranes and components. Workstation lifting systems feature enhanced material flow with ceiling-mounted monorails and free standing cranes systems, jib cranes and manual lifting products, and electric chain hoist up to 7500 kg. At Konecranes we can provide any lifting application for any industry. CRANE SERVICE

In the UK Konecranes employs over 240 fully trained technicians who are spread across the country to cover your service needs. Our network of 14 crane service branches allows our customers to access all our services locally. We provide an extensive range of services and unique capabilities dedicated to improving safety and helping your business decrease the cost of downtime and increase the productivity of uptime. We can service any make of crane and hoist. With a global network of maintenance professionals operating from more than 570 service depots around the world, we repair, inspect and maintain more cranes worldwide than any other company. MACHINE TOOL SERVICE

With 6 Machine Tool Service branches and over 40 machine tool technicians Konecranes UK offers world-class service on all makes and models of machine tool equipment. From maintenance programs to rebuild, remanufacture and retrofit, we have the knowledge and expertise required to keep your equipment running effectively and efficiently. PARTS

Konecranes is the OEM for many of the best known brands of hoists and cranes as well as the largest single source supplier for parts of all makes. Our UK Parts Centre located in the Midlands holds over 100,000 spare parts, all of which are available 24/7. We have the most extensive inventory in the industry, as well as dedicated in-house parts manufacturing and extensive reverse engineering services to assist you with obsolete and/or not readily available parts. Our expert technicians are always available to help with field installation and support. TRAINING

Our UK based training school is located in Loughborough, East Midlands. We are able to offer extensive specialised training and instructions not only for our technicians and inspectors, but also for your service staff and crane operators. For any training enquiries please contact your local branch. INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL DOORS

Konecranes UK Industrial and Commercial Doors business is based in the Midlands, but extends across all areas of the country. Drawing on over 30 years' experience of operating in the commercial and industrial sector, we are well placed to partner with clients to ensure that they receive complete piece of mind. Our Full Service Provision includes service, maintenance and installation of all Roller Shutter Doors, Sectional Overhead Doors, Grilles and Gates, Highspeed Doors, Security Hinge Doors, Folding Shutter Doors, and Docking Equipment. NUCLEAR CRANES

With nearly a half century of nuclear crane experience Konecranes is the most seasoned supplier in the industry. Our wide range of products are designed specifically for operation in nuclear applications and our quality control program ensures that each nuclear crane and component is designed, manufactured and installed to the demanding standards of the nuclear industry.


Products

Bulk Handling Cranes

Bulk Handling Cranes

The most important features of the Ship Unloaders are availability, reliability and the unloading rate. We keep these requirements in mind when de...

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Container Cranes

Container Cranes

Every Konecranes Container Crane is individually designed for customer's requirements. Close co-operation with the customer's engineering, operati...

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 Container Yard Cranes

Container Yard Cranes

Konecranes family of Container Yard Cranes includes the Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) and Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes. The cranes are designed ac...

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Crane Chain Hoists

Crane Chain Hoists

If it?s Crane Chain Hoists you are looking for then look no further. Konecranes UK Ltd have been helping our clients source their products with prom...

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Crane Modernisation

Crane Modernisation

When any company is considering buying a new crane there are several logistical considerations such as time, cash, design, specification, modification...

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 Crane Spare Parts

Crane Spare Parts

Konecranes UK Ltd are committed to providing the highest quality service to all customers. If you are looking for Crane Spare Parts then we will b...

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Customised Fork Lift Trucks

Customised Fork Lift Trucks

By combining the latest technology with efficient manufacturing methods and solid craftsmanship we are able to offer customised lift trucks

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CXT Cranes

CXT Cranes

The CXT family of cranes are available in the following formats: Standard features • Single and double girder construction with profile or box gir...

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 CXT hoists

CXT hoists

The rope drum diameter of the CXT hoist is more than double the size of conventionally designed hoist drums. This feature combined with minimal ro...

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Double Girder Bridge Crane

Double Girder Bridge Crane

The double girder construction of the XMD crane enables bigger loads and spans than the single girder design. The XMD has a lower construction hei...

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Electric Travelling Crane

Electric Travelling Crane

As one of the UK’s leadings suppliers of cranes and hoists, Konecranes Ltd have built a reputation for high levels of customer care and superb product...

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Explosion Proof Belt Hoists

Explosion Proof Belt Hoists

Konecranes Explosion-proof belt hoists provide a unique solution where the importance of hygiene and safety in production is vital. The wear resi...

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 Explosion Proof Chain Hoists

Explosion Proof Chain Hoists

Konecranes Explosion-proof chain hoists provide a cost-effective solution for capacities up to 5 tonnes. The hoists can be provided with top hook...

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Explosion Proof Cranes

Explosion Proof Cranes

In developing our Explosion-proof product range, Konecranes utilised its vast experience in diverse customer applications and it?s extensive resources...

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Gantry Crane

Gantry Crane

ABC Ltd can provide Gantry Cranes throughout the UK. Contact our attentive staff via email or phone and tell us your requirements. You can als...

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Goliath Crane

Goliath Crane

As a leading cranes and hoists supplier, Konecranes Ltd is proud to offer a polished service to all it’s customers. Please visit our website at ww...

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 Heavy Lifting Cranes

Heavy Lifting Cranes

Konecranes UK offers solutions for all lifting needs from High Capacity Service Duty Cranes to Heavy Duty Process Cranes, including modular cranes and...

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Hoists

Hoists

Crane and hoists specialist Konecranes Ltd are here to help. So please contact us anytime and let us know exactly what your requirements are. ...

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Industrial Crane Components

Industrial Crane Components

Providing quality products at competitive prices is our aim here at Konecranes UK Ltd. We pride ourselves on being a leading Industrial Crane Comp...

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Industrial Crane Controls

Industrial Crane Controls

Konecranes? pendant and radio controls can be equipped with displays that constantly show the weight of the load lifted. Crane operators, production...

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Industrial Crane Safety Systems

Industrial Crane Safety Systems

CXT Industrial cranes can be equipped with Konecranes’ unique and advanced electronic control system known as ControlPro, which measures, calculates, ...

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 Industrial Crane Spare Parts

Industrial Crane Spare Parts

Being regarded as one of the UK's leading Industrial Crane Spare Part specialists, we believe we can meet any of your requirements. Please don't h...

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   Industrial Cranes

Industrial Cranes

To meet specific load handling capacity and factory size requirements, CXT cranes are available in single and double girder construction with profile ...

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JAGUAR LAND ROVER PLACES ORDER FOR FIVE KONECRANES

JAGUAR LAND ROVER PLACES ORDER FOR FIVE KONECRANES

Jaguar Land Rover is gearing up its Castle Bromwich Jaguar plant for increased production and has placed an order for five Konecranes for its Press Sh...

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Jib Cranes

Jib Cranes

Konecranes Jib Cranes perform a variety of operations and fulfill many lifting needs. Our complete range of Jib Cranes from 80kg up to 5,000 kg pr...

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KONECRANES’ PARTS OPERATION CELEBRATES ISO ACCREDITATION FIRST

KONECRANES’ PARTS OPERATION CELEBRATES ISO ACCREDITATION FIRST

Konecranes’ UK parts operation is celebrating having kick-started 2014 by announcing its success in becoming the first parts distribution centre withi...

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Lifting Monorail System

Lifting Monorail System

The XMM Monorail System offers a flexible solution for the transportation of light loads between workstation units. It makes load handling effortl...

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Light Lifting Equipment

Light Lifting Equipment

Konecranes UK offers a comprehensive range of technologically superior lifting equipment for all your material handling requirements

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Marine Cranes

Marine Cranes

Konecranes corporation designs, manufactures and delivers large cranes to be placed onboard ships and cranes for the offshore industry. These prod...

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 XN Electric Chain Hoists

XN Electric Chain Hoists

Konecranes Electric Chain Hoists meet the requirements of technical excellence as well as operational comfort. Hoists can be used for various purpo...

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KONECRANES HELPS SEW EURODRIVE GEAR UP ITS LIFTING CAPABILITY

KONECRANES HELPS SEW EURODRIVE GEAR UP ITS LIFTING CAPABILITY

When SEW Eurodrive elected to build its new, purpose-designed UK head office, production and service facility located in Normanton, West Yorkshire, a ...

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POWER AND AGILITY CENTRAL TO KONECRANES NEW CXT NEO CRANE

POWER AND AGILITY CENTRAL TO KONECRANES NEW CXT NEO CRANE

Konecranes has further increased the diversity of its industrial cranes product offering following the launch of the new and innovative CXT NEO Crane....

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KONECRANES MAINTAINS FOCUS ON APPRENTICESHIPS

KONECRANES MAINTAINS FOCUS ON APPRENTICESHIPS

World leading lifting equipment specialists, Konecranes, is once again showing its support for apprenticeship provision here in the UK having appointe...

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KONECRANES FLIES INTO ACTION FOR BOND OFFSHORE HELICOPTERS

KONECRANES FLIES INTO ACTION FOR BOND OFFSHORE HELICOPTERS

It was not just Konecranes engineering expertise that came under the spotlight recently, but also its logistical capabilities. And it all centred on t...

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KONECRANES PUTS ITS OWN FAITH IN AGILON

KONECRANES PUTS ITS OWN FAITH IN AGILON

Ahead of Konecranes' official launch of its latest service innovation, Agilon next month, the world’s leading lifting equipment manufacturer has annou...

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A MODERNISATION PROGRAMME THAT LIFTED RIVER TYNE’S MOST HISTORIC CRANE TO NEW HEIGHTS

A MODERNISATION PROGRAMME THAT LIFTED RIVER TYNE’S MOST HISTORIC CRANE TO NEW HEIGHTS

Exemplifying the results that can be achieved through a crane modernisation programme is Konecranes’ extensive refurbishment of the river Tyne's most ...

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KONECRANES TO SUPPLY CRANES FOR THE ALLERTON WASTE RECOVERY PARK NORTH YORKSHIRE AND ENERGOS IN DERBY

KONECRANES TO SUPPLY CRANES FOR THE ALLERTON WASTE RECOVERY PARK NORTH YORKSHIRE AND ENERGOS IN DERBY

Konecranes Industrial Crane Division in East Kilbride, Scotland, continuing its success in the Waste to Energy sector has won two contracts, each for ...

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KONECRANES LIFTING SOLUTIONS FEATURE IN FLAGSHIP JAGUAR LAND ROVER UK ENGINE PLANT

KONECRANES LIFTING SOLUTIONS FEATURE IN FLAGSHIP JAGUAR LAND ROVER UK ENGINE PLANT

World leading lifting equipment specialists, Konecranes, has supplied and installed a comprehensive range of hoist and crane lifting system solutions ...

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KONECRANES’ AGILON – THE NEXT GENERATION MATERIALS MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

KONECRANES’ AGILON – THE NEXT GENERATION MATERIALS MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

Testimony to Konecranes' commitment to embracing the era of the emerging industrial Internet is the company’s latest service innovation – Agilon – set...

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LondonWaste Commissions Konecranes To Undertake Crane Reliability Study At EcoPark Energy Centre

LondonWaste Commissions Konecranes To Undertake Crane Reliability Study At EcoPark Energy Centre

LondonWaste has drafted in the expertise of world leading lifting equipment manufacturer, Konecranes, to assess and evaluate the current condition and...

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SMULDERS GROUP ORDERS NEW KONCRANE FOR ITS WIND TURBINES CONSTRUCTION FACILITY

SMULDERS GROUP ORDERS NEW KONCRANE FOR ITS WIND TURBINES CONSTRUCTION FACILITY

The Smulders Group’s wind turbines construction facility at Hoboken in Belgium has ordered a 50tonne SMTD Konecrane which will operate on the same run...

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KONECRANES UK WINS CAIRO ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION COMPANY CONTRACT

KONECRANES UK WINS CAIRO ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION COMPANY CONTRACT

The order is for a 120/20tonne SM Konecrane which will have a 24.6 metre span. It will have KONECRANES DynA Inverter control on all motions + ESR (Ext...

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SSI UK new Konecrane for Redcar blast furnace now delivered

SSI UK new Konecrane for Redcar blast furnace now delivered

The 40 tonne outrigger crane for the blast furnace at the former Redcar steel plant has now been delivered by the Industrial Crane Division of Konecra...

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KONECRANES APPOINTS FIRST FEMALE FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN

KONECRANES APPOINTS FIRST FEMALE FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Konecranes UK has written a new chapter in its history books having appointed its first female Field Service Technician in Natasha Cairns. Joining the...

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Konecranes UK wins Ghana project order

Konecranes UK wins Ghana project order

Mancon Consultancy & Project Management based in Dokki, Egypt has awarded Konecranes UK Industrial Cranes Division the contract to supply 6 cranes to ...

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KONECRANES INTRODUCES TRUCARE EXTENDED WARRANTY PACKAGES

KONECRANES INTRODUCES TRUCARE EXTENDED WARRANTY PACKAGES

KONECRANES INTRODUCES TRUCARE EXTENDED WARRANTY PACKAGES Seeking to constantly increase the efficiency and relevance of its maintenance and service pr...

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Konecranes UK wins First Quantum order for 6 cranes for Cobre Panama mining project

Konecranes UK wins First Quantum order for 6 cranes for Cobre Panama mining project

Konecranes UK wins First Quantum order for 6 cranes for Cobre Panama mining project Cobre Panama is a large open-pit copper development project in Pa...

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IMTECH INVIRON ORDER ANOTHER KONECRANE FOR GE GROUP’S ABERDEEN OPERATION

IMTECH INVIRON ORDER ANOTHER KONECRANE FOR GE GROUP’S ABERDEEN OPERATION

IMTECH INVIRON ORDER ANOTHER KONECRANE FOR GE GROUP’S ABERDEEN OPERATION Imtech Inviron who operate technical facilities management have ordered a...

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KONECRANES MAKES APPRENTICESHIP RALLY CRY

KONECRANES MAKES APPRENTICESHIP RALLY CRY

3rd September 2014 KONECRANES MAKES APPRENTICESHIP RALLY CRY Leading lifting equipment specialists, Konecranes, is aiming to make its voice heard whe...

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KONECRANES ENTERS RADIO REMOTE CONTROL AGREEMENT

KONECRANES ENTERS RADIO REMOTE CONTROL AGREEMENT

KONECRANES ENTERS RADIO REMOTE CONTROL AGREEMENT With connection free radio remote control technology set to continue increasing in popularity, world ...

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NEW CONTRACTS FURTHER UNDERLINE KONECRANES EXPERTISE IN THE ENERGY FROM WASTE SECTOR

NEW CONTRACTS FURTHER UNDERLINE KONECRANES EXPERTISE IN THE ENERGY FROM WASTE SECTOR

The Industrial Crane Division of KONECRANES UK has recently received orders to supply waste handling cranes for four new Energy from Waste projects be...

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KONECRANES INVESTS IN NEW ECO-FRIENDLY SERVICE VAN FLEET

KONECRANES INVESTS IN NEW ECO-FRIENDLY SERVICE VAN FLEET

Resolute to increase the efficiency of its nationwide service operation, Konecranes – one of the world’s foremost lifting equipment manufacturers – ha...

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KONECRANES SEES CRANE MODERNISATION PROGRAMMES INCREASE

KONECRANES SEES CRANE MODERNISATION PROGRAMMES INCREASE

Konecranes – one of the world’s leading lifting equipment manufacturers - is reporting a continued rise in the popularity of crane modernisation progr...

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KONECRANES CENTRALISES SERVICE PROVISION IN SOUTH WEST

KONECRANES CENTRALISES SERVICE PROVISION IN SOUTH WEST

As part of its ongoing drive to increase the efficiency of its industry-leading and nationwide service operation, Konecranes – one of the world’s fore...

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KONECRANES UK INTERMODAL SEMINAR HAILED A HUGE SUCCESS

KONECRANES UK INTERMODAL SEMINAR HAILED A HUGE SUCCESS

KONECRANES UK INTERMODAL SEMINAR HAILED A HUGE SUCCESS The potential of intermodal freight transport in the UK was the hotly debated topic at a se...

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Konecranes wins Ferrybridge Multi Fuel Facility cranes supply Contract

Konecranes wins Ferrybridge Multi Fuel Facility cranes supply Contract

John Sisk and Sons Birmingham office has contracted Konecranes UK’s Industrial Crane Division to supply container handling cranes for the £250-million...

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Five Konecranes ordered by wire rope manufacturer Brunton Shaw UK

Five Konecranes ordered by wire rope manufacturer Brunton Shaw UK

Brunton Shaw UK, in Worksop, is a successful manufacturer of high quality wire ropes for a wide range of applications. The company has placed an order...

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Konecranes ordered for Shropshire Energy from Waste project

Konecranes ordered for Shropshire Energy from Waste project

Engineering contractor Clugston Construction, announced at the beginning of April that it has – in collaboration with its engineering partner CNIM – b...

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2nd order for Konecranes UK placed for Sentinel mining project in Zambia

2nd order for Konecranes UK placed for Sentinel mining project in Zambia

The order is for three goliath cranes, placed by First Quantum Minerals (FQML). One is a 110 tonne Semi Goliath Konecranes SMARTON (SMT) crane with a ...

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Konecranes ordered for Smurfit Kappa Snodland Paper Mill extension

Konecranes ordered for Smurfit Kappa Snodland Paper Mill extension

Smurfit Kappa UK ltd has placed an order for four cranes with East Kilbride manufacturer Konecranes UK industrial crane division. They are for their p...

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