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Select to distribute Terex towers in Ireland 12 August, 2020
Select Plant Hire has signed a new agreement with Terex Tower Cranes, through which it remains the distributor for the UK but also becomes the distributor for the Republic of Ireland.
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Crosby|SP load cell weighs Christmas trees
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Heavy lifting specialist Sarens is using a 100t capacity Radiolink plus load cell from Straightpoint (Crosby|SP) to complete delivery of seven 85t Christmas trees for an oil and gas company.
Link-Belt duo working on Canadian expressway
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Two 145t Link-Belt RTC-80160 Series II rough terrain cranes are being used for the restoration of an expressway in Toronto, Canada.
Liebherr AT places dome in Berlin
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 A Liebherr all terrain crane owned by Mobile-Hubtechnik Kranarbeiten und Transporte (Mobi-Hub) was used to place the elaborate cupola on the new Humboldt Forum in the centre of Berlin, Germany.
Ainscough lifts new bridge in Stockport
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Ainscough worked with CTS Bridges to help install a new bridge over the River Goyt in Stockport, as part of the local Council’s £73m Town Centre Access Plan.
UK’s first stage V Kobelco crawler
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Tower crane rental and sales company Bennetts Cranes has taken delivery of the UK’s first Kobelco Stage V/Tier 5 compliant Kobelco CKE900G-3 crawler crane.
Trailer Power Assist saves on trucks
Friday, August 07, 2020 Mammoet was able to transport 430t components for a nuclear fusion reactor using only two tractor units thanks to the Trailer Power Assist (TPA), which was co-developed with Scheuerle.
New Manitowoc CEO
Friday, August 07, 2020 Aaron Ravenscroft—currently the executive vice president of Cranes at Manitowoc—is succeeding Barry Pennypacker as the manufacturer’s new president and CEO, as well as becoming a member of the board of directors.
ESTA calls for greater onshore wind safety focus
Friday, August 07, 2020 Tom Klijn, the director of the European mobile crane and special transport association ESTA, has written to Wind Harmony to call for greater emphasis on lifting and transportation safety during the construction of onshore wind farms.
Jekko unveils the SPX650
Thursday, August 06, 2020 Italian mini crane manufacturer Jekko has officially launched the 5t battery-powered SPX650.
Tower crane dismantling at 300m
Tuesday, August 04, 2020 As the Crown Sydney construction project topped out, the Men from Marr’s (Marr Contracting) had to dismantle their bespoke M390D crane, which was working on site for the past 27 months.

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