Press Releases

December 2008

Handling problem overcome at the British Museum

When the contract was let to reface the imposing stonework of the British Museum in London, few could have foreseen the national headlines in which the project was to feature.

The initial headache had appeared to be the handling of the large pieces of masonry to high level, but this was overcome via an ingenious arrangement involving two 10 tonne SWL ABUS overhead travelling cranes...

December 2008

JCB turn to ABUS for 98% uptime

In letting the tender for a recent production area reorganisation / upgrade, JCB demanded the sort of supplier quality, which they look to offer as a market leader in their class...

December 2008

Terex invest in ABUS and the future

When Terex Benford took over the lease on a new facility in Coventry, the empty shell required quickly fitting out with production lines which would hit the previous factory output of dumper trucks, road rollers and back hoe loaders within a week of going live…

December 2008

Cranes ready for jet lift-off – Rolls-Royce

A major installation of handling equipment by ABUS Crane Systems is playing a major role in the operation of a £32m showpiece engineering facility at Rolls-Royce, Derby. Able to handle around 250 large jet engines a year, the 220m by 105m AR&O (Aero Repair & Overhaul) facility brings under one roof the repair and overhaul capabilities previously shared between two older buildings…