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Alps Wire Rope completes P.A. move 16 April, 2014
Alps Wire Rope has moved its facilities from Columbus, Ohio to a new location in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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Cranes UK becomes Tadano UK
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Tadano Faun has announced a complete takeover of Cranes UK, rebranding the firm Tadano UK.
CRC's 700,000lb transformer haul
Friday, April 11, 2014 Crane Rental Corporation has hauled a 360,000lbs transformer in Florida, USA, using a custom-built dual lane trailer from Trail King.
First Terex Explorer in Czech Republic
Friday, April 11, 2014 Malina Crane Hire from Ostrava, in the Czech Republic has taken delivery of the first Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane in the country. The firms owner and president, Radek Malina, visited the Terex Zweibr├╝cken facility to pick up the crane and drive it 1,020 km himself to Ostrava.
ALE acquires ECR
Thursday, April 10, 2014 ALE has announced the acquisition of the majority shares of ECR Group based in Gladstone, Australia. The company said that following the success of the joint venture ALE ECR Heavylift, both parent companies decided to cement this successful pairing by bringing the ECR business into the ALE group.
SpitzLift upgrades lightweight portable crane
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 SpitzLift have made to their aluminum lightweight portable crane, adding a new load limiter switch and improving its ergonomics.
DOLL and Lawsons Haulage to collaborate
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 German transport specialist DOLL has partnered with Lawsons Haulage on a transport project for Network Rail in the UK. The job involved the construction of 1t 1m panels. One challenge the firm found was that the panels were not self-supporting, meaning that there was a risk of deflection for the panels and the trailer itself.
Ex-Potain boss Cohet brings "vast network" to Arcomet
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Philippe Cohet, former head of Manitowoc's crane business in the EMEA, has been appointed vice chairman of Arcomet, one of the world's biggest tower crane rental companies.
ThermaPrime takes eight Tadano cranes
Friday, April 04, 2014 Tadano Asia has delivered an order of eight new cranes to ThermaPrime, a geothermal drilling company in the Philippines.
Auctelia holds auction for Italian rental firm
Thursday, April 03, 2014 Online auctioneer Auctelia has announced that it has been asked by an Italian crane rental firm to sell its stock of cranes and hoists.
Daughter of Comedil founder leaves Terex
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Martina Moritsch, daughter of Comedil founder Ferruccio Moritsch, has announced that she will be stepping down as the vice president and managing director of Terex Tower Cranes. Part of the family who founded the Terex legacy brand Comedil more than 50 years ago, Moritsch said she felt the time was right to make a change. Marco Gentilini has been appointed in the new role vice president and general manager, Terex Tower Cranes and Business Integration.

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