To put the old gas holder in Wuppertal, Germany, to new use, the owners of the building decided to erect a four-storey building inside it
New plant, new plan
Sotiris Kanaris visited the new facility of pick and carry crane manufacturer Manitex Valla in Cortemaggiore, Italy and learned about its growth strategies and product development.
Mariano Moritsch talks to Sotiris Kanaris about his return to tower crane manufacturing with Recom Moritsch
A new era
As rough terrain manufacturer Locatelli Crane is getting ready for Intermat, Sotiris Kanaris visited its factory and talked with sales manager Michele Mortarino about the company’s plans for the show and beyond.
A history of heavyweights
While VP of product development and marketing at Grove, Stuart Anderson was intimately involved in the development of Grove and America’s first fully-hydraulic lattice boom cranes. Here he offers a history of the development of heavy crawlers and capacity-boosting systems, and summarises the options for modern buyers.
Low headroom, tight radius
Raimondi Cranes will be exhibiting at Intermat 2018 in Paris, France, together with its exclusive French agent, GP MAT International.
Sennebogen will be presenting an update to its 673 R-HD 70t telescopic crane, which, it says, has been selling well for five years. The company will also show a new duty-cycle crane, the 670 HD.
Potain celebrates 90 years
Manitowoc Cranes will have a sizeable presence at Intermat 2018 in Paris, as the company’s Potain tower crane brand celebrates its 90th anniversary.
Liebherr RTs on show in Paris
Liebherr will show an update to its successful 172 EC-B 8 Litronic flat-top tower crane. It will also present its new rough-terrain cranes, as it re-enters this market.
Working on the railroad
A new Link-Belt TCC-250, with its ability to pick and carry heavy loads, was a vital tool for Davis Motor Crane’s work on a congested Texas railroad jobsite.
Riga-Mainz triple lift in Essen
Riga-Mainz used three Liebherrs, including a brand new LTM 1450-8.1, alongside an LR 1600/2 and LTM 1500-8.1, to place a bridge in Essen, completing the job with just two short overnight railway shutdowns.