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Ainscough picks Liebherr MK140 22 January, 2020
Leading UK hirer Ainscough has bought another Liebherr MK140. The company cited the hybrid power crane’s reduced emissions and noise as a key reason for its choice.
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Al Faris completes critical vessel moves
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Dubai-based Al Faris has completed a three-month project to move 19 vessels for a crude oil production facility, using Goldhofer trailers and Liebherr cranes. The job required careful planning, with the crossing of submerged gas pipelines and a railway key challenges.
Velebit’s 7,000km trek with Faymonville
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Croatian transport specialist Velebit used Faymonville trailers to carry a transformer from Slovenia to Sweden.
Berry buys four-axle Böcker AK 52
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Berry Cranes has taken delivery of a four-axle Böcker AK 52 aluminium-boom truck crane in the UK. Over more than ten years, the hirer has ordered a series of the cranes, establishing a strong position in this growing niche.
AMCS’s Guadeloupe debut
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 AMCS has fitted a Potain MD 175 with its DCS 60 zoning system. The crane is working in Guadeloupe, at the port of Jarry Baie-Mahault, to build a storage silo, and this is the first time an AMCS zoning system has been installed on the French Caribbean overseas department.
Record-breaking tandem lift
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Mammoet says that it has performed the heaviest and highest tandem lift ever undertaken during the construction of Ain Dubai, the world’s tallest observation wheel.
Kobelco crawler for UK port expansion
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 A Kobelco CKE3000G crawler crane from UK crane rental company SECH’s fleet has been working on its first major lifting and foundations contract in Portsmouth Harbour, having arrived at the site by barge in November.
HTC Wolffkran rebrands
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 The UK sales, rental and service subsidiary of tower crane manufacturer Wolffkran, HTC Wolffkran, has rebranded to Wolffkran Ltd. The company also announced the purchase of new premises in Auckley, Doncaster.
Grove at Australian wind farm
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Australian crane specialist RAR Group has put a new Grove GMK6400 crane to work on one of the largest wind farms in New South Wales.
Working at the palace
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 BKL used its Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 all terrain to disassemble its Liebherr 90 EC-B top slewing crane above the roof of the newly-restored Linderhof Palace in Germany.
Barnhart to purchase Viant Crane
Wednesday, January 08, 2020 Barnhart Crane and Rigging and Viant Crane have entered into an agreement under which Barnhart will purchase Viant Crane.

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