New News information at Cranes Today New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Cranes Today http://http// Scotload supplies 1,000t shackle to CNOOC <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6888100/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) is using a 1,000t load monitoring shackle from Scotload for testing of a 600t FPSO hose lifting system. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:12:41 GMT Modular spreaders for modular construction <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6888098/thumbnail.png'/></a>Modulift’s modular spreader beams have been used in over 200 lifts on the modular construction of a new CitizenM hotel in Seattle, WA. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:11:12 GMT Potain launches internal elevator <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6888089/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>With new French regulations demanding operator elevators on tower cranes coming into effect in January, Manitowoc has launched a new internal elevator for Potain tower cranes, Cab-IN, developed with GEDA. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:09:02 GMT Testing complete on synthetic rope <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6888085/thumbnail.jpeg'/></a>Liebherr has completed testing on the new soLITE synthetic rope it is developing with Teufelberger for its tower cranes. The process saw more than 70,000m of rope tested over 55,000 hours, on test benches and in the field. The rope will be used on a new tower crane, launching at Bauma in April. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:06:59 GMT Terex team at Ferenc Puskás Stadium <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6888081/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>A fleet of Terex tower cranes, from local Hungarian crane rental company TDH Toronydaru Kft., supported by a Demag CC 6800-1 from Sarens, are working on the Ferenc Puskás Stadium in Budapest. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:05:23 GMT Barnhart completes six-year project <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6878979/thumbnail.JPG'/></a>Barnhart Crane and Rigging Co. recently transported its sixth water runner bound for a hydroelectric power plant in Michigan, completing a project begun in 2013. Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:55:44 GMT Twin mobile cranes lift hanging trains <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6878974/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Crane and heavy logistics firm Neeb has used two Liebherr cranes to carefully remove hanging trains from Wuppertal’s suspension railway. The replacement of the trains, dating back to 1972, provoked local controversy, and many have been sold or raffled for re-use. Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:53:35 GMT Experimental luff <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6878968/thumbnail.jpeg'/></a>Conbit, the structural engineering and lifting subsidiary of ALE, has successfully completed a load test of a 10t flare tip using its unique luffing system, for an upcoming replacement project in Kazakhstan. Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:51:35 GMT Synthetic Singapore slings <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6878963/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Singapore-based Franklin Offshore will be partnering with Lankhorst, the fibre rope specialist arm of WireCo World Group, to develop the market for heavy lift fibre slings. Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:49:08 GMT SSAB goes from Strenx to Strenx <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/6878958/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>SSAB has launched an upgraded high strength steel, Strenx 1100 Plus. Strenx steel is widely used in telescopic booms. SSAB says this new version “virtually eliminates” welding weaknesses. Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:46:00 GMT