By Rhys Evans, Managing Director at ALCO-Safe

Compulsory alcohol testing is often put into place in hazardous industries such as mining, manufacturing and transport as a safety measure. However, there are certain challenges with the typical approach of using a manned breathalyser. Security personnel administering the tests often live in the same communities as the workers they are being asked to police, and this is problematic on a number of levels.

Corporación NAVIOS owns and operates the largest independent bulk transfer and storage port facilities in Uruguay. Here, a Liebherr duty cycle crane type HS 871 HD unloads barges on their way from Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil. With Liebherr as a reliable service partner the machine has just achieved a huge milestone – 100 000 operating hours – and still going strong!

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