Tower Crane Virtual Conference: Building skyscrapers
Bosko Mujika, R&D manager at Jaso Tower Cranes and Andrew Coffin, Cost & Engineering manager at Australian lifting equipment provider and Jaso’s distributor Titan Cranes talked about a solution the companies co-developed for high rise construction sites with limited usable space.
Tower Crane Virtual Conference: Telematics
Director product management at Terex Tower Cranes Massimo Cappello and Steve Bradby, engineering leader at Select Plant Hire delivered a presentation on telematics as a tool for remote monitoring and fleet management.
Tower Crane Virtual Conference: Global trends
Thibaut Le Besnerais , VP, brand and product management at Manitowoc Company delivered a presentation on megatrends that are affecting the market and his company’s response to them.
Despite the impact of Covid-19 and fluctuating oil prices, big projects are keeping demand for mobile and tower crane in the Middle East strong. Julian Champkin reports.
Above and below the ground
In recent months numerous infrastructure projects have been completed or progressed around the world; Sotiris Kanaris focuses on bridge and tunnel projects, finding a wide range of lifting and transportation equipment used.
Big Carl Lifts 575t Steel Band
Sarens’s SGC-250, also known as Big Carl, has recently performed one of the major lifts at the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant in the UK.
Tower Crane Virtual Conference: PPVC
Eleazar Raya, group sales director at Comansa, delivered a presentation on the increasing adoption of Prefabricated Prefinished Volumetric Construction (PPVC).
Getting bigger all the time
Stuart Anderson, president of Chortsey Barr Associates, analyses the evolution of the global offering for large rough terrain cranes from the first 80t machine in 1978 to today, with 24 models offering capacities of 90t or higher in the market.