act060512.xml

30 April 2008

Ford Power Products has launched its first two hydrogen-fuelled internal combustion engines into industrial markets. Ford said the 60 kW-rated 4.2 litre V6 H21CE and the 140 kW 6.8 litre V10 H21CE Turbocharged are ideal for airline ground support and power generation applications. The introduction of the new engines parallels Ford Motor Company's introduction of a hydrogen-powered, 12-seater shuttle bus with a 150 mile range. Hydrogen powered internal combustion engines reduce CO2 emissions by 99.7 %, said Ford. The first Liebherr HS 895 HD hydraulic crawler crane with dragline attachment debuted in the US in January. Weber South FL, based in Fort Meyers, Florida, is using the 40000 lb (17.8 kN) dragline class machine with a 71/2 cubic yard. (5.7 m3) bucket to excavate blasted lime rock from a 45 ft (14 m) lake in a ten-year project to create a 280-acre (1.32 km2) lake.

MAGAZINE
NEWSLETTER
Delivered directly to your inbox, World Crane Week Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Latest News
Paul van Gelder: lifting industry has important role in renewables
Mammoet CEO will use CATME speech to argue that renewable energy facilities have to be built “a lot faster”
Girotti is new GM at Manitex Valla
Fabrizio Girotti now responsible for Italian manufacturer Valla cranes in addition to Oil & Steel aerials
David Scales joins Chesterfield Trading sales team
Effective February 1, Scales will become a member of the sales team as a crane, wire rope and rigging specialist.
CONNECT WITH THE TEAM
D.Ann Shiffler Editor, American Cranes & Transport Tel: +1 512 869 8838 E-mail: d.ann.shiffler@khl.com
Matt Burk VP Sales Tel: +1 312 496 3314 E-mail: matt.burk@khl.com
CONNECT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA