Konecranes Acquires Contract for Overhead Crane Modernization in Sweden

Konecranes, a leading provider of lifting equipment solutions, has secured a contract to modernize the bridge crane used in the reactor hall of the Swedish Oskarshamn nuclear power plant. The order for the project was placed in the fourth quarter of 2023 and will be completed over a two-year period.

Under the terms of the contract, Konecranes will design, manufacture, supply, and install modernization components that include a new 165-ton trolley lift. This crane plays an essential role in ensuring that regulatory requirements are met during reactor maintenance and spent nuclear fuel transport tank removal.

Konecranes has been chosen to undertake this project due to its expertise in designing and manufacturing high-performance lifting equipment solutions. The company’s commitment to quality and safety has earned it a reputation as one of the most reliable providers of lifting equipment solutions in the industry.

The updated bridge crane will enable Konecranes to continue providing safe and efficient lifting solutions for customers around the world. With its latest technology and innovative design, Konecranes is well positioned to meet the growing demand for high-quality lifting equipment solutions in a wide range of industries.

In conclusion, Konecranes has signed a contract with Swedish Oskarshamn nuclear power plant to update their bridge crane used in reactor hall maintenance and spent nuclear fuel transportation tank removal. The two-year schedule will see Konecranes design, manufacture, supply, and install modernization components including a new 165-ton trolley lift which is crucial for meeting strict regulatory requirements.

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