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Congratulations Tais Shiratsubaki!

Project engineer Tais Shiratsubaki received her California civil engineer license on August 17, 2018. She received her MS from University of California, Berkeley, and her BS from University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Tais is experienced in project management and design and analysis of various marine structures including container cranes, container handling equipment, bulk material handling equipment, and floats and gangways.…

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Congratulations Abhishek Salkar!

Abhishek Salkar, a Liftech project engineer, received his California civil engineer license on June 13, 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in civil engineering from the National Institute of Technology in Karnataka, India, and a Master of Science degree in structural engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Abhishek is experienced in project management and design and analysis…

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Hank Zhou Joins Liftech Shanghai Ltd.

Liftech Consultants Inc. is pleased to announce that Hank Zhou joined our Liftech Shanghai Limited affiliate as quality control engineer.  He is a graduate of the Wuhan University of Science & Technology in Wuhan, China.  He is an experienced project manager with expertise in quality assurance and quality control audits, mechanical engineering analysis and design, welding inspection, and on-site project management. “We…

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Liftech Welcomes Juan Anderez

Mr. Anderez has extensive experience in architectural design and construction management. His experience includes collaborating with team members on design and project development, writing and reviewing AIA architectural and construction contracts, reviewing bids for owners, permitting, estimating, and site management. He is currently Liftech’s Construction Site Representative on our project to provide engineering services for cranes and infrastructure at Broward County…

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Di Liu Completes PhD!

We are pleased to announce that Di Liu recently received his PhD from University of Kentucky. He also received his MS from University of Kentucky and did his undergraduate work at Beijing University of Technology. Di began his career with Liftech in 2014 and received his professional engineering license in 2015. He is experienced in project management, structural analysis, and…

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Liftech Volunteers at Rebuilding Together Oakland

Liftech feels strongly about giving back to the community. We recently had a perfect opportunity when several Liftech employees participated in a Rebuilding Together Oakland (RTO) project on their National Rebuilding Day. The RTO website explains their mission: We build community partnerships to rejuvenate neighborhoods through the rehabilitation of homes owned by low-income homeowners and non-profit facilities that serve low-income…

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Congratulations Lu Yan!

Lu Yan, a Liftech project engineer, received her California civil engineer license June 1, 2017. She holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and master’s degree in structural engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. During her two years with Liftech, Lu has participated in structural analysis, design review, and feasibility studies of container cranes and other structures. When we…

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Fatigue Cracks on Container Cranes

Liftech is the pioneer of structural maintenance programs for container cranes and has been advocating the importance of performing structural maintenance for decades. Simo Hoite and Mike Jordan of Liftech Consultants Inc. worked with other Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) members to develop a new PEMA information paper on the structural examination of container handling cranes. Published February 10, 2016,…

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Liftech Consultants has a New President

Liftech is pleased to announce Erik Soderberg as President of Liftech effective March 1.  Erik has over 20 years of engineering and management experience and will lead Liftech’s design professionals and managers. Mike Jordan, who founded the firm 50 years ago, will serve as Technical Director.  Mike will continue providing technical expertise and mentoring our engineers. Arun Bhimani, who has…

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