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East Kilbride based KONECRANES UK has won the contract to supply a double hoist 66 tonne CXTD double girder crane for Liebherr Sunderland Works Ltd who build  ship, offshore and special purpose cranes.  The new crane will operate in one of the fabrication bays.

With a 21.9 metre span the crane will be fitted with KONECRANES state-of-the-art technology, including DynAMove variable speed on cross and long travel motions and DynAHoist variable speed control on the hoists. Other features include KONECRANES Remox Radio control and ControlPro Safety and performance control unit that extends the crane's life, enhances performance and safety and ensures that maintenance requirements are scheduled to suit actual usage, and unscheduled shutdowns are avoided.

The order worth approx. £125k will be delivered and installed in July.