Off the scALE
ALE has boosted the capacity and capabilities of some of its product lines with new equipment launches, while enhancing its transportation efficiency with a route survey tool. Sotiris Kanaris reports
The birth of a giant
As Sarens launched its largest crane yet, the SGC-140, Will North spoke to chairman Ludo Sarens about the company’s strategy and to engineering manager Peter Huygebaert about the crane’s design and development.
Getting around the city
Small truck and all terrain cranes are becoming very popular in urban areas or wherever a quick lift is required. Paola De Pascali reports. Designed to travel directly to the jobsite and get to work with little or no set up, taxi and city cranes can perform multiple jobs in a day.
Demag quality in the spotlight
Terex invited hundreds of crane buyers and dozens of journalists to its Zweibrücken facility to present its latest city crane, and to demonstrate the technical excellence of its Demag brand. Will North joined the tour.
Staying safe at height
Paola De Pascali talks with fall protection companies and crane manufacturers about new product developments that help reduce the risk of working at height.