Australian Steel Convention sponsor to demonstrate new crane

Konecranes will be a major sponsor of the Australian Steel Convention. Part of the deal includes the company demonstrating its UNITON crane at the event. The crane is designed for materials handling, manufacturing and maintenance applications.
“Our continued support of this convention provides us with a valuable opportunity to discuss the steel industry with other experts and help shape its future into one that is safe, efficient and reliable,” said Konecranes Managing Director, Australia, New Zealand and Philippines, James Dowe.
Dowe will be attending Konecranes’ booth at the convention, along with Konecranes Head of APAC Region, Steve Gagnuss, National Industrial Equipment Sales Manager, Peter Monaghan and Operations Manager, Daniel Mccarney in order to answer any questions about Konecranes technologies or the steel industry in general.
“Our company has a strong ethos of safety, which is vital to the steel industry,” said Dowe. “I’ve had some insightful conversations about the future of the steel industry at past conferences, and I’d invite anyone who is interested in cranes for the steel industry to visit our booth and chat to me and my team about the latest advanced technologies for the steel industry.”
UNITON is said to provide the duty class, hoisting speeds and trolley traversing speeds users will need and full compliance with safety requirements. Features include:

  • Maintenance-friendly trolley
  • Range of operator interfaces
  • Extended Speed Range as option
  • Built for the customer’s environment

Smart features are available on most cranes. Examples include:

  • Sway Control
  • Target Positioning
  • Shock Load Control
  • Safety Zoning
  • Regenerative Drive Systems


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