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February 2017


Maximum performance
22 February 2017 Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville will present its trailer range – designed specifically for the North American market – at ConExpo stand G1326.

Unrivalled vehicle solutions
22 February 2017 TII Group will exhibit models from its Highway product range at stand G1723 at ConExpo.

Keep both feet on the ground
22 February 2017 Nelson Manufacturing Company will launch the new ‘boots-on-the-ground’ version of its boom launch trailer at ConExpo in the Gold Lot, stand G2626.

Synthetic-rope innovations
22 February 2017 WireCo World Group will exhibit several products such as the brand-new synthetic hoist rope Lanko Lift S at ConExpo, stand G73012. The bright yellow rope, made by Lankhorst Ropes, consists of 12 braided outer strands made of high-tech material Dyneema.

Unparalleled strength
22 February 2017 Rope manufacturer Samson will exhibit its Agile Lifting System at stand G71721.

Reduce downtime for rope repairs
22 February 2017 Alps Wire Rope Corporation will showcase Petersen’s solutions for crane-cable repairs, which allow assembly on site, at stand G73125

Van Beest shows its green colours
22 February 2017 Dutch manufacturer Van Beest will show some of its high-quality fittings for steel-wire rope, chain and synthetic rope from its Excel and Green Pin ranges at stand C23040.

A history of excellence
22 February 2017 Rayco-Wylie has a range of crane-safety systems on display at ConExpo 2017, stand G3878

Sensor overload
20 February 2017 Hirschmann MCS will exhibit its advanced control systems and sensors for lifting applications at ConExpo 2017, stand G72715.

Take control
20 February 2017 HBC-radiomatic will showcase a variety of innovations at ConExpo, stand N13324

Panther poised for action
20 February 2017 Prinoth, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tracked vehicles, is returning to ConExpo to showcase some of its range of utility vehicles and other machinery at stand G4023.

DICA doubles show footprint
20 February 2017 At ConExpo 2017, stands C20571 and G4011, DICA will display its outrigger and crane pads.

Designed for heavy lifting
20 February 2017 Enerpac will exhibit the new SPMT600-360 self-propelled modular transporter and the new JS-250 jack-up system at ConExpo 2017, in addition to showing other heavy-lifting products, such as the SBL500 hydraulic gantry, the HSL7006 strand jack, the EVOB816J synchronous lifting system and the SFP404SJ split-flow pump. A wide range of tools for the construction market will be also at the expo, at stand G1127.

Size matters
20 February 2017 Tadano will introduce the largest two-axle rough-terrain crane, the new GR1200XL-2. The upgraded version of the ATF110G-5 all-terrain crane will also be on display.

Mini but mighty
20 February 2017 Minicrane manufacturer Maeda will feature three MC series models, and introduce its small telescopic boom crawler crane, the CC1485, at ConExpo, stand G4017.

Designed for operators
20 February 2017 Broderson Manufacturing will exhibit new crane models at ConExpo 2017, stand 4324.

Stable development
20 February 2017 Manitex’s new series of truck-mounted cranes will be on show at ConExpo.

World-class partnership
20 February 2017 Hiab USA is partnering with the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) in its Lift Safety Zone located at G4301 in the Gold Lot. NCCCO’s Lift Safety Zone will feature live CCO crane and rigging practical exam demonstrations, discussions on ground conditions, crane and aerial-lift safety advice, and demonstrate the very latest in virtual reality crane experience using Hiab’s XS 322 crane.

Lighten the load
20 February 2017 Palfinger’s PK 165.002 TEC 7 will debut at ConExpo, stand G4444.

Conquer the sea
17 February 2017 Conquest Offshore’s MB-1 heavy-lift barge was used to remove the Troll Solution jack-up rig from the 30m-deep seabed off the Bay of Campeche, Mexico.

A desert caravan
17 February 2017 Faymonville is providing Universal Transport with 32 modular axle lines to transport goods to power plants in Egypt.