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all done in-house. Irizar Forge develops   wide  leadership  in  mooring,  lashing   zar Forge, Van Beest acquires a strong
         its tailor-made solutions  for  offshore   and lifting equipment for the onshore   and well respected company in the lift-
         and onshore  application in  industries   and offshore Engineering, Procure-  ing and mooring industry. It will not
         such as oil & gas, construction, marine   ment and Construction (EPC) industry   only expand  our market position but
         transport, industrial processing, nucle-  and Original Equipment  Manufactur-  will also increase the manufacturing
         ar, mining, hydro and steel.       ers  (OEM).  Richard Meer,  Member of   footprint of Van Beest through the ad-
           This agreement is a major contribu-  the  Board of  Directors  of  Van  Beest,   dition of a world-class  production fa-
         tion to the Van Beest mission of world-  comments: “With the acquisition of Iri-  cility.”  Maria  L.  Irizar,  CEO of Irizar
                                                                               Forge,  adds:  “In  a  volatile  market  in
                                                                               which having greater scale is a signifi-
                 Irizar 350t. HOOKBLOCK                                        cant advantage, we are excited to have
                                                                               found the right partner to achieve that
                                                                               scale. Thanks to synergies in manufac-
                                                                               turing, innovation and market access, I
                                                                               am confident that together we will cre-
                                                                               ate new opportunities for our custom-
                                                                               ers and, in the process, further grow
                                                                               our business”.
                                                                                 For more information about  Irizar
                                                                               Forge, please see www.irizarforge.com
                                                                               and youtu.be/_d9mrhptxvY.
                                                                                 For more information about Van
                                                                               Beest, please visit www.vanbeest.com.

                                                                               Loadshackle monitors
                                                                               sewer pump station
                                                                               cylinder removal
                                                                                 Dynamic Rigging Hire (DRH) sup-
                                                                               plied a 25t Wireless Loadshackle from
                                                                               Straightpoint and other  rigging  gear
                                                                               for removal of a large hydraulic cylin-
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