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Stahl CraneSystems broadens African reach
24 July, 2014 Stahl CraneSystems has teamed up with Fawel Engineering Services in Nigeria to help cater for a growing demand for crane systems produced in accordance with European standards.


Breaking with tradition?
23 July, 2014 Electronic monitoring for operational safety and maintenance monitoring is a growing trend in brake applications for hoists. OCH looks at the developing market.
  • Seeds of change?
    As much of the world recovers from the economic downturn, it’s ironic that countries that were buoyant throughout the global crisis are only now feeling the bite.
  • Whiting on an upward trajectory
    It has been a business year for Monee, Illinois-based Whiting Corporation. The manufacturer, which specializes in the production of overhead cranes, foundry equipment and rail maintenance lifting systems, has overseen new product launches as well as involvement in a number of high profile projects.
  • Grasping the opportunity
    The US has committed to significant investment into its network of ports in a bid to increase capacity, improve business and create growth. We look at some of the latest developments in this ever-changing field.


Moving with the times
23 July, 2014 Hello, and welcome to the latest issue of OCH. As a magazine focusing on the overhead crane and hoist sectors, this title places a strong emphasis on the invention and implementation that is taking place in these innovative markets.
  • Sign of the times
    As the dust finally settles on Modex 2014, it comes as no surprise to read that more than 23,000 attendees descended on Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center for the event.
  • 2014: The supply chain showcase
    As the dust settles on another successful Conexpo and with Modex in full swing, it is clearthat the 2014 tradeshow calendar has started with a bang. If you’ve picked up a copy of OCH in recent months, there is a strong chance that you’ve seen of our regular show previews or reviews.
  • Putting safety first as we enter 2014
    From talking to a number of companies operating in the entertainment sector, it came as little surprise to discover what sits at the top of many customer’s buying agendas.