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LATEST NEWS

Customised Terex towers for Singapore
22 March, 2019 Crane World Asia called on the team at Terex Cranes to manufacture 15 customized flat top tower cranes for the Singapore market.
  • Tadano Faun a positive choice for green living
    Weiland Kran & Transport has used a Tadano ATF 70G-4 for work on a ‘residential energy park’ in Hesse. The crane’s own green credentials complemented the environmental aims of the project, where residents homes aim to generate more energy than they use.
  • Pressed for time
    International machinery installations and removals specialist, JH Kemp Ltd, has used an Enerpac SL400 telescopic hydraulic gantry to relocate a Wilkins and Mitchell press weighing 70t at Salop Design & Engineering, a metal pressings and assemblies’ manufacturer in Telford, UK.

LATEST FEATURES

Energy boost
21 March, 2019 Through a series of case studies, we look at how the energy sector is creating demand for heavy lifts and special transport in the USA.
  • Homing in
    Julian Champkin looks at how diferent approaches to house building—both innovative and traditional—have driven different approaches to lifting materials around the world.
  • Good for wood
    Sustainability, disenchantment with plastic, and the use of new wood products such as cross-laminated timber in construction are placing new emphasis on the timber industry. Julian Champkin looks at the cranes that serve the industry.
  • Team Players
    Sotiris Kanaris looks at what different manufacturers of accessories, components and materials are going to exhibit at the event.
  • Heavyweight champions
    Alongside general construction equipment, Bauma will showcase companies offering solutions for moving and lifting oversized loads and performing critical project lifts. Sotiris Kanaris reports.


LATEST COMMENTS

Demag answers and questions
18 March, 2019 In our lead news items this month, I've tried to find answers for at least a few of the questions readers may have about Tadano's planned acquisition of Demag from Terex. As you'd expect for a deal at this stage, I wasn't able to get a lot more detail.
  • Looking back
    This month, I've been taking a look back over our news coverage for 2018. There have been quite a few significant developments over the year.
  • Digital disruption
    Security expert Bruce Schneier has, for decades, warned of the overlooked risks associated with the computer age. Sometimes, politicians, regulators, and industry leaders have paid heed.
  • An inventive season
    We have a surprising flurry of new crane launches this month. This includes a series of new tower cranes, new loader cranes, and a new rough terrain.
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LATEST EQUIPMENT NEWS

Sponsored: Lifting The Same Load With A Lighter Wire
17 May, 2017 Green Pin® introduces the Power Sling® Shackle in action!
  • Sponsored: The History of Åkerströms Björbo AB
    Founded in 1918, Akerstroms Bjorbo AB develops, produces, markets and services robust products to a global market for radio remote control of industrial cranes, mobile applications, door-opening systems and locomotives.
  • Sponsored: Kobelco celebrates order of Mammoet for 17 units Kobelco cranes at Bauma
    On Thursday 14th April 2016, the 4th day of BAUMA 2016, KOBELCO celebrated the order of MAMMOET for 17 units KOBELCO cranes with a speech and handshake followed by a traditional Japanese sake ceremony with the MAMMOET team and the KOBELCO team dressed in MAMMOET red Japanese happi coats. Ceremonial hammers were used to break open the sake barrel, after which the sake was shared with the gathered crowd in typical Japanese square wooden cups with the logos of MAMMOET and KOBELCO branded on opposite sides. KOBELCO also handed over to MAMMOET: a Kabuko samourai helmet, sword and bow with arrows.
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