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Zoomlion buys Wilbert 10 December, 2018
On the occasion of the construction industry trade fair Bauma China, it was announced that Wilbert TowerCranes, based in Waldlaubersheim, Germany, is going to be sold to Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology.
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Raimondi expands in Africa
Monday, December 10, 2018 ZLT Cranes has been appointed as the official agent representing Raimondi Cranes across eight African countries from its base in Midrand, South Africa.
Mammoet moves to West Africa
Monday, December 10, 2018 Mammoet is expanding its footprint in Africa with the opening of a new office in Accra, Ghana.
Link-Belt 75RT used for infrastructure project
Monday, December 10, 2018 The Interstate 20/Center Point Road Interchange project in Texas received by Ed Bell Construction includes new exit and on ramps and three new bridges, as well as redirection of three miles of two-way frontage roads for improved mobility and safety.
Single-line guiding system from Liebherr
Monday, December 10, 2018 Liebherr has developed the SLGS single-line guiding system for the installation of individual wind turbine blades using rotor blade yokes.
MegaMax for RT transportation
Monday, December 10, 2018 Company Geo Transport and Construction from Cebu, the Philippines, has used a Faymonville low bed trailer to transport a rough terrain crane.
ALE designs Transition Piece Carrier
Monday, December 10, 2018 ALE has designed a new modular transport frame specialised in carrying transition pieces (TPs) within marshalling ports, to reduce offshore wind project costs.
Scotload supplies 1,000t shackle to CNOOC
Thursday, December 06, 2018 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.
Modular spreaders for modular construction
Thursday, December 06, 2018 Modulift’s modular spreader beams have been used in over 200 lifts on the modular construction of a new CitizenM hotel in Seattle, WA.
Potain launches internal elevator
Thursday, December 06, 2018 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.
Testing complete on synthetic rope
Thursday, December 06, 2018 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.

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